Nov 3: Monthly Meeting: Presentation “USFWS Conservation Projects at Eglin AFB” by Bill Tate, US Fish and Wildlife Service biologist. Tate will present his research in support of the Air Force resource/ecosystem management activities at Eglin. Eglin is home to a number of endangered/threatened species including the Red Cockaded Woodpecker, Gopher Tortoise, Indigo Snake and Okaloosa Darter. Tate is a supervisory biologist for the USFWS office in Panama City currently assigned to Eglin as their aquatic ecologist.
The meeting will be held in room 130 of the student services building 400 at the Northwest Florida State College Niceville campus. Socializing begins at 6:30 PM and the program at 7:00 PM. Admission is free and open to the public. Call or e-mail Dr Don Baltz at 225-252-2760, dbaltz@LSU.edu for more information.
Nov 19: Bird Walk. Birding highlights of Bluewater Bay and Lake Pippin led by biologist Carole Goodyear. Meet at the Bluewater Bay Winn Dixie Parking lot, under the sign, at 7:30 AM. See loons, shorebirds, warblers and raptors. Wear closed toed shoes and bring a sack lunch. For additional information contact Carole at 850-897-2666.