Audubon Ambassador Program: Native Plants for Birds Talk & Eco-Restoration

Wildlife photographer, writer and conservationist Kirsten Hines, co-author of Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens, will share tips for wildlife-friendly gardening in subtropical South Florida. Learn why native plants are so important to your landscape and to our region's ecology, and what you can do to make your own yard or patio more attractive to our peninsula's unique community of birds and other wildlife. TAS Master Gardener Amy Creekmur will help you navigate online resources, including Audubon's Plants for Birds website. After the lunch break, join Amy outdoors in our Steinberg Nature Center to remove invasive species from pine rockland and hardwood hammock habitats. Earn your Wings — the Audubon Ambassador Program is open to anyone 18 years and older who is curious to learn more about the environment. FEE: $10 (a modest handling fee will be added by Eventbrite). For tickets, go to You may pay at the door day of by cash or check only. 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