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Assembly Keynote: Dr. Reed Bowman

posted on September 6, 2013 in Assembly

ReedBowman_speaking_webAudubon is proud to announce that Dr. Reed Bowman, Director of the Avian Ecology Program at Florida’s celebrated Archbold Biological Station, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Audubon Assembly in Palm Harbor!

Reserve your tickets right now to ensure you don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to be part of Dr. Bowman’s presentation, “Citizen Science, JayWatch, and the Pursuit of Successful Conservation Strategies.

Dr. Bowman has worked on Florida Scrub-Jays for most of his professional career. He was one of the two founders of JayWatch and has served as the program’s Scientific Advisor since its inception. He has authored over 80 scientific papers and book chapters, has edited two books, and is an author of the forthcoming book, Florida Bird Species. He is a Fellow of the American Ornithologists Union, past President of the Florida Ornithological Society, and President-Elect of the Association of Field Ornithologists.

For Dr. Bowman, keynoting the Audubon Assembly is a bit of a homecoming, as he began his career in Florida in 1985 as a biologist for Audubon at our historic Everglades Science Center in Tavernier, leaving in 1989 to pursue his PhD.

We are so excited about Dr. Bowman’s keynote that we are now offering a special Friday Evening Banquet Only Assembly ticket for those that have limited availability that weekend. Take advantage of this opportunity to invite your citizen scientist and conservation volunteer colleagues to join you at this special event. Please click the register now button below for more information on ticketing.

limited quantity of early-bird tickets are available, you are encouraged to reserve your seat right now. The early-bird ticket includes all Assembly programs, including all field trips, Friday luncheon, learning sessions, cocktail reception (cash bar), awards banquet, Saturday luncheon, conservation priority session, and all workshops.

We are honored to have Dr. Bowman as the keynote speaker at the 2013 Audubon Assembly – his presentation is sure to be the can’t miss event of the weekend!

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