Pelicans

Our Next Event: 

Tuesday, JANUARY 24 at 7pm at the
at the Historic Green Street Church,
corner of S. Indiana Ave and 2nd Ave, Englewood

January’s guest speaker at the Historic Green Street Church will be Kate Borduas from the Venice Area Audubon Society.

She will be talking about pelicans, how and when they evolved and what role pelicans have played in various cultures. Kate will also examine threats to pelicans, past and present, and we will learn ways to keep these amazing creatures safe. The Brown Pelican is the largest native bird in Florida but is the smallest by far of the eight pelican species worldwide.

Ms. Borduas is a Florida Master Naturalist and National Certified Interpretive Guide.

The public is invited, Tuesday, January 24 at 7pm. Admission is free but donations are welcome.

ABOUT VAAS:

Founded in 1965, the Venice Area Audubon Society (VAAS), is a chapter of Audubon Florida and serves Venice, Nokomis, Osprey, North Port, and Englewood, Florida.

VAAS’ mission is to promote an understanding of and interest in wildlife and the environment that supports it, and to foster the cause of conservation with emphasis on birds and their habitats. VAAS fulfills its mission through birding field trips, educational presentations, programs for children in coordination with local schools, community science projects, and other activities.