Established in the 1940s and incorporated in 1972, we are an active chapter that serves the greater Tampa Bay and Brandon areas and its suburbs. Our mission is to conserve and restore our ecosystems, focusing on birds, wildlife, and their habitats, through education, advocacy, and community involvement.
6:00 pm - Photo Club
7:00 pm - Potluck Dinner, Announcements
7:30 pm - Scheduled Program/ Presentation
To participate in the Photo Club meeting:
Upload photos to our SmugMug account at least 24 hours before the meeting.
Limit photos to what can be shown in 5 mins or less (about 8 images).
Send photos as individual JPGs only. Do NOT include them in Word, PowerPoint or any other file format.
Label each photo file with your last name and the species (Name_Species, such as Smith_Spoonbill, Johnson_Warbler, etc.) before you email them.
Be ready to tell us about your photo during the meeting.
If you have any questions, please send an email to the Photo Club Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our monthly meetings run from September through May on the 1st Thursday of each month and are open to members and non-members alike. An annual joint meeting is held each July with the Suncoast Native Plant Society and Tampa Sierra Club; the date and location will be announced in early summer. See speaker schedule and meeting locations listed below.
To view past meetings, or to subscribe to our lecture series, visit our YouTube channel.
2022-2023 MEETING SPEAKER SCHEDULE (Sept - Jun):
You may attend the meetings in person at the location indicated, join live via Zoom, or by clicking the underlined presentation title. You can also view past years' presentations on our YouTube channel. Click on the speaker's name to learn more about the speaker or the topic.
April 6: The Value of Oak Trees and Other Native Plants by Joel Jackson. Meeting Location: UF/IFAS County Extension Office or watch live on Zoom
May 4: Keep Cats Indoors to Protect Birds and People by Joni Hartzler. Meeting Location: Tampa Garden Club or watch live on Zoom
September 1: Wetlands: One of Hillsborough County’s
Most Valuable Resources by Kim Tapley and Kelly Holland, Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission
October 6: Preserves Bring Economic Value to Hillsborough County by Ross Dickerson, Manager, Hillsborough County Environmental Lands Management Division
November 3: A Butterflies’ Guide to the Galaxy (or Florida at least!) by John Lampkin
December 1: Raptor Rescue and Birds of Prey by Nancy Murrah
January 5: Tales from the Bluebird Trails, by Mary Miller
February 2: Tampa Bay Estuary Program by Joe Whalen, Tampa Bay Estuary Program
March 2: Florida's Butterflies by Marc Minno
Click the YouTube link above and select "Monthly Meetings" from our Playlists. Be sure to subscribe to our channel to stay up to date on future programs and events!
Mornings in North Tampa
Tampa Audubon has added TAS North, a series of morning meetings that run from September through May on the 2nd Monday of each month from 11 am to noon. This meeting is open to members and non-members alike. Meetings are held at Concordia Village at 4100 E. Fletcher Ave. in north Tampa in the Crystal Dining Room on the first floor near the Marketing Office.
2020-2021 LECTURE SERIES:
Date - Name, Subject/Title