“Ales and Wild Tails” Speaker Series with Diana Umpierre: Protecting Wildlife From Artificial Light at Night
December 14, 2016 – St. Petersburg, Florida
Please join us in December as the Friends of the Tampa Bay National Wildlife Refuges and Center for Biological Diversity team up with St. Petersburg’s The Ale and the Witch to bring you environmental education, conversation and beer — all at the same time.
Where: The Ale and the Witch, 111 2nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
What: “Ales and Wild Tails” speaker series, this month featuring Diana Umpierre
Cost: Free admission (and affordable craft beer)
On Going Fund Raisers
Volunteer opportunities Booth events:
- Holiday Hoopla in Gulfport – Dec 10, Sat, 10 am – 6 pm
Contact Barbara Howard to volunteer at TampaBayRefuges@msn.com or 727 343-1272.
- Dec 11, Sunday
Keep up with the latest on Facebook.
Read the Fall issue of Friends Matter newsletter.
- Encourage membership through opportunities that support the efforts of the Fish and Wildlife Service at the Tampa Bay Refuges.
- Raise money to fund conservation, preservation, and educational projects in support of the Tampa Bay Refuges and the National Refuge System.
- Provide environmental education programs to elementary age students that takes them out of the classroom and into the school yard where they learn to relate conservation and sustainability concepts to their daily environment.
- Sponsor periodic Refuge clean-ups of exotic plants, debris, and mono-filament that are damaging to wildlife and habitat.
- Offer public educational programs on conservation and preservation topics, the Tampa Bay Refuges, and the national Refuge System.
- Provide bird stewards at Egmont Key who monitor secured areas and ensure that birds can safely nest and rest during periods of high boater visitation to the island.
- Survey nesting and resting birds at the Pinellas Refuges each month to measure changes in population and evaluate effectiveness of conservation programs.