Workshop: Green Urban Planning & Bird-Friendly Buildings

Earn your Wings — the Audubon Ambassador Program is open to anyone 18 years and older who is curious to learn more about the environment. Our August session spotlights Smart Growth, Green Urban Planning and Bird-Friendly Buildings. Learn about South Florida's history of development and ways you can ensure a better future for our region. Hear from members of Dover, Kohl & Partners about sustainable urban planning and Smart Growth. FEE: $10 (a modest handling fee will be added by Eventbrite).to register, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/audubon-ambassador-program-2019-tickets-57276657023?fbclid=IwAR232-XRJeNBZvojf_zJXmA006z382oxZM74lf8mr0iiz1bQ9gBrN9JdZCs Ride: Bike to TAS or take the Metrorail. TAS is just a 10-minute walk east from the South Miami Metrorail Station.  Park: Limited on-site parking via our 55th Avenue auto gate. Nearby metered, valet and garage options. The Audubon Ambassador Program is a series of workshops and field trips designed to make you a more engaged, educated and effective advocate conservationist. Learn from leaders in their fields and become a strong advocate for the water we drink, the air we breathe and the habitat that nurtures, shelters and sustains our region’s birds and other wildlife. You’ll come away knowing more about South Florida ecosystems, environmental challenges, sea level rise and hurricane resilience issues — and, most important, practice making a difference. Talks on issues will be followed by advocacy exercises. Field trips bring each month’s classroom discussions to life.