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Amazing Adventures Lecture Series


Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL 34113
(239) 417-6310

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The Amazing Adventures monthly lecture series runs from October through March and brings many corners of the world to our auditorium screen. Narrated by a local naturalist, researcher or explorer, these audio/visual presentations provide destination ideas, natural histories, and travel tips and insights to ignite the travel bug in us all. This program ran at Rookery Bay from 2005-08 and is back by popular demand. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for refreshments, the speaker's presentation is 6 to 7 p.m. followed by questions and mingling. $10.

  • In Search of the Wild in the West: A Naturalist's Perspective
    Randy McCormick
    Fri, Feb 28, 5:30 - 7 pm
    For four month’s during the summer of 2003 Randy McCormick wandered through some of the mountains and valleys that straddle America's continental divide. His intention was to reconnect with some of the wild things and wild places that had won a place in his heart years before. What had, and had not, changed? Ride shotgun with him as he takes you on a panoramic journey through a landscape that offers a steady cascade of beauty, insight and most of all ... perspective.

  • Exploring Wild Tropical China
    Hong Liu, Department of Earth and Environment at Florida International University and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
    Fri, Mar 28, 5:30 - 7 pm
    Over the past six years, Liu has had many opportunities to explore and study many remote, but biologically rich parts of tropical China. She will share with you some of her experiences, and discuss the conservation challenges that many rare Chinese plants are facing.

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