Saving Birds in a Changing Environment
2008 Audubon Assembly in Crystal River
All those who care about Florida’s environment and wildlife are invited to attend the 2008 Audubon Assembly, organized by Audubon of Florida. Some of the state’s preeminent environmental leaders, scientists, activists, and citizen advocates will network and share ideas. The thought-provoking workshops, planned around “Saving Birds in a Changing Environment,” will explore the effects that human activities and climate change are having on birds and their habitats.
The Audubon Assembly will be held at the Plantation Golf Resort & Spa, Crystal River, FL. Fri., Oct. 24 -- Sat., Oct. 25, (field trips begin Thursday 10-23-08) Cost includes all programs, workshops, receptions, meals, and field trips. To register and for program details: Visit www.audubonofflorida.org or call 305 371-6399 x120
Highlights include: Field trips led by top ornithologists and naturalists through some of Florida’s most nature-rich areas, and a boat trip down the Crystal River. Resources include 11 Great Florida Birding Trail areas within a 10-mile radius of the Inn, Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, and Withlacoochee State Forest. There will be a keynote address by Florida Governor Charlie Crist, superb food, entertainment, and a concert by folk star Amy Carol Webb.
Hotel accommodations are booked separately (ask for special Audubon Assembly rate of $102/night before Sept. 30) at 800-632-6262 or visit www.plantationinn.com
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