Florida Oceanographic Society’s Coastal Lecture Series is back! This year’s theme is “Organisms, Ecosystems, and the Human Connection.” Join us for eight exciting and thought-provoking environmental lectures featuring topics relevant to everyone living in our coastal communities. These free lectures are held at the Blake Library in Stuart on select Mondays from January through March.
February 5 2018 Lecture:
Past, Present, and Future of American Flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) in Florida
Florida’s flamingos weren’t always plastic! Learn about the disappearance of these iconic birds from the state of Florida, and how scientists are using technology to track their slow return.
Presented by: Steven Whitfield, Ph.D. , Conservation Biologist, Zoo Miami