Woodpecker Program At Museum
CLEWISTON, FL. -- Hendry-Glades Audubon will host a free public program, “Return of the Red-cockaded Woodpecker to the John G. and Susan H. Dupuis, Jr. Wildlife and Environmental Area”, on Monday April 8 at 7 p. m. at the Clewiston Museum located at 109 Central Avenue Clewiston, Florida.
FWC Biologist, Valerie Sparling will present this informative presentation on the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker. Valerie Sparling is the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation biologist at the DuPuis Management Area and has been at DuPuis for the last fourteen years.
Valerie is originally from New Jersey where she earned her BS degree in Natural Resources from Rutgers University. She then went on to get her MS degree in wildlife biology from the University of Georgia studying the effects of varioussilvicultural treatments on wildlife and their habitat.