Audubon Everglades will meet on Tuesday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pine Jog Environmental Education Center (6301 Summit Blvd.). The guest speaker will be naturalist Clive Pinnock on “The Delaware Bay Connection: The Red Knot and Horseshoe Crab.”
As a native of Jamaica, Pinnock has been passionate about nature since childhood and has nurtured a keen interest in marine and avian studies, while developing his ability to recognize birds by song/calls as well as by field identification.
Pinnock worked as a wildlife biologist with the National Park Service for 15 years, after previous work at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in New York and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Arizona. He also worked for Palm Beach County Parks & Recreation as the Manager of the Okeeheelee Nature Center for 16 years.
He is currently the bird keeper at Lion Country Safari, where he oversees the care of Caribbean flamingos, southern ground hornbills, lorikeets and budgies.
Finally, as a member of Audubon Everglades, Pinnock has served on the board of directors and currently leads field trips.
The program is free and open to the public. For more info., visit www.auduboneverglades.org.