SPEAKER SERIES PROGRAM

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 6:45 PM

"Snail Kites and Crested Caracaras"

Speaker, Dr. Ken Meyer of ARCI (Avian Research and Conservation Institute)
Please join us for Dr. Ken Meyer’s talk about the Snail Kite and Crested Caracara’s amazing biology and behavior, while also making a very serious point about the lack of protection for these magnificent birds.

Trinity Episcopal Parish Hall (204 SR 26 downtown Melrose) on Tuesday, December 13, 2022.

You do not need to be a Santa Fe Audubon Society chapter member to attend our Speaker Series progams. All are welcome!


FIELD TRIP

No Field Trips are scheduled in December.

Sallie Carlock
President



SFAS Program Meetings
Active: Oct. - May
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When: Speaker Series Programs are held Tuesdays evenings at 6:45PM October thru May

Where: Trinity Episcopal Parish Hall (204 SR 26 downtown Melrose)

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Santa Fe Audubon Society concern for conserving and protecting the natural environment is expressed through involvement in regional water issues. Many fresh water lakes, rivers and springs in north Florida are in low level or low flow conditions because of excessive aquifer pumping combined with rainfall deficits. The lowered aquifer pressures resulting from this excessive pumping are also allowing salt water intrusion to develop on wells and springs near coastlines. To protect these natural systems from such deleterious anthropogenic impacts, we support and encourage water conservation and development of alternate water supplies.

Santa Fe Audubon Society Directors participate as Steering Team members on the North Florida and Southeast Georgia Regional Groundwater Model Development Steering Team assisting the St Johns River Water Management District, Suwannee River Water Management District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection in the development of a science based tool to assist regional water planning.

Santa Fe Audubon Society Directors participate as stakeholders in Clay-Putnam Minimum Flows and Levels Protection/Recovery Strategy Technical Work Group developing recovery strategies for Lake Geneva and Brooklyn Lake in Clay County and for Cowpen Lake in Putnam County, along with protection strategies for Lake Grandin in Putnam County.

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