SanCap Audubon Presents Wetland Conservation

provided to The Santiva Chronicle

Dr. Lisa Korte

Join the Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, for a webinar program entitled “Wetland Conservation at Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary” presented by Dr. Lisa Korte, Corkscrew Director.

Lisa will use her expertise in tropical forests and biodiversity to take viewers on a virtual walk on and off the boardwalk at the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. During this presentation she will update us on current wetland conservation and wetland education activities at the Sanctuary.

Lisa started her tenure as Director of Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in April 2019 after spending eight years managing natural resources activities in West and Central Africa. She holds a Ph.D. in zoology from Michigan State University and holds a master’s degree in wildlife ecology and conservation from the University of Florida and bachelor’s degree from Cornell University. Lisa is dedicated to the conservation of wildlands and wildlife. She loves leading land management, science, and education activities at Corkscrew Sanctuary.

This is the fifth of eight Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Zoom webinars to be held in January and February of 2021 on Thursday evenings at 7:00PM. To register for a webinar, go to the Programs section of the San-Cap Audubon website within the five day period prior to the specific webinar’s scheduled date and click on JOIN in that webinar’s description. After registration, a link to that webinar will be emailed to you. Each webinar has a different link. All are always welcome to join. To view a video of a completed webinar, click on VIDEO in that webinar’s description.

There is no charge to join the webinars. The normal source of San-Cap Audubon lecture support has been the $10.00 suggested attendee entrance donation for the pre-pandemic live presentations at the Sanibel Community House. It is suggested that webinar attendees donate directly by mail to the address on the web site home page or via PayPal to its web page: All donations are much appreciated and after costs are used to promote conservation on Sanibel, Captiva and in Florida. For additional information, call (239) 395-1878 or visit the San-Cap Audubon Web site

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