Amazing Adventures Lecture Series
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL 34113
Date and Time
- January 2013
- February 2013
- March 2013
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.
Everything I Ever Needed to Know, I Learned from Elephants: Trails Guiding in the Kruger
National Park, South Africa
Brian Kelly, Trails Guide in and around Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Fri, Jan 24, 5:30 - 7 pm
In Search of the Wild in the West: A Naturalist's Perspective
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
Department of Earth and Environment at Florida International
University and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Fri, Mar 28, 5:30 -
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.