Sunday, October 4, 2009

2009 Audubon Assembly, October 23 - 24, St. Petersburg

Please join Audubon of Florida on October 23 and 24 in St. Petersburg for the 2009 Audubon Assembly and Dialogue on Coastal Conservation and Climate Change

Celebrated oceanographer Sylvia Earle, Ph. D., is the Assembly's keynote speaker. The two-day program brings together conservation leaders and scientists-as well as policy makers, and business people from across Florida to discuss strategies to protect our coasts, birds, and wildlife, and secure our quality of life.

Come and enjoy two days of Audubon fellowship. Connect with nature and birds on expert-led and self-guided field trips Celebrate Audubon chapter milestones, too: St. Petersburg Audubon turns 100 and Clearwater Audubon is 50 this year. Deepen your knowledge at exciting learning sessions. And share your stories of how climate change is affecting your life and the places you care about. See the full Assembly schedule .

All-inclusive Assembly registration package is only $120/person if booked before October 7, 2009.

Get Tickets

PACKAGE includes programs, workshops, pizza party, cocktail reception (with cash bar), Friday evening banquet, breakfast, two lunches, and field trips. Take advantage of this Early Bird package price now. Book hotel accommodations separately .

* Early Bird all-inclusive ticket: $120. (before Oct. 7)
* Last Minute all-inclusive ticket: $140. (Oct. 7 and after)
* Friday Evening Women in Conservation Banquet ticket: $50. (includes reception)
* Friday Only ticket: $85. (Learning sessions, luncheon, snack, reception, awards banquet)
* Saturday Only ticket: $75. (Learning sessions, breakfast and lunch)

BE A SPONSOR of the 2009 Audubon Assembly

Connect with hundreds of people who are passionate about preserving Florida's environment and wildlife.

To register by mail, contact Lisa Reichert to request a registration form 305-371-6399, ext.120.

Think about car pooling to St. Petersburg. It's fun and a great way to reduce global warming pollution.

Don't Miss the Dialogue on Coastal Conservation and Climate Change beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, October 23. This session is free and open to the public, so register now . The dialogue promises to be a lively discussion of climate change adaptation strategies and ways to secure coastal areas as places where people and wildlife thrive.

Audubon has partnered with state and federal agencies to plan and host the Dialogue:
* Florida Department of Environmental Protection
* Southwest Florida Water Management District U.S. Geological Survey
* University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
* University of Central Florida

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