LECTURES & CLASSES
Learning with the Experts
EDscursions: Virtual LIVE Field Trips
Rookery Bay’s EDscursions take participants on virtual field trips through live-streaming technology to explore the waters and uplands of Rookery Bay’s 110,000 acres. Each EDscursion is full of discovery, adventure and learning! Explore a bird nesting island, tromp through mangroves to a beautiful, secret white sandy beach or go on a boat trip to “Find a Fish” with biologists … all from the comforts of home!
- February 12th – Finding Fish
- February 26th – Science at the Surface: NOAA Sentinel Site
- March 12th – Finding Fish
- March 26th – Changing Shorelines
- April 9th – Finding Fish
- April 23rd – Fire on the Florida Landscape
- May 14th – Finding Fish
- May 28th – Native Biodiversity in the Reserve
Essentials of Digital Photography
You will learn how to use your camera’s shutter, aperture, ISO control and the drive modes to create images with impact and creativity. Sonny Saunders has over 35 years of experience in photography and instruction and is renowned for his ability to communicate to a wide variety of students.
No previous camera or photography experience necessary.
Virtual Binoculars: Beach Birding with Biologists
Florida Master Naturalist Program
Virtual Members' Night
Dr. Mike Parsons
Dr. Parsons will address red tide, an issue of concern for many of us living in Southwest Florida. Learn about its history in the Gulf, causes and solutions underway to protect our coastal environment.
6:00 PM: Welcome and Introductions
6:10 PM: Keynote Speaker – Dr. Mike Parsons
6:40 PM: Your Friends of Rookery Bay in 2021
7:00 PM: Program Ends
This Virtual Members Night is FREE and available to everyone including non-members.
Rookery Bay Brush Strokes
- Perfect for beginners
- Spotlights on nature from shells to bird life to local waterways
- All materials are included
- Complete a painting at each class!