Monday, December 02, 2013

Tyler Beck Presenting Bird Habitat Program At Museum

CLEWISTON, FL. -- Learn about habitat management and restoration work being conducted on Lake Okeechobee at the Clewiston Museum's free December program.

FWC Biologist, Tyler Beck will present an informative program “Monitoring the Bird Response to Lake Okeechobee FWC’s Habitat Management and Restoration” at 7 p.m. on Monday December 9 at the Clewiston Museum located at 109 Central Avenue Clewiston, Florida (across the street from The Clewiston Inn). Everyone is invited to attend this free program hosted by Hendry-Glades Audubon.

Tyler Beck grew up in Lake Placid and has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Florida Gulf Coast University and a Master’s degree from Florida Atlantic University. His thesis work focused on the unique bird communities of the Stormwater Treatment Areas. 

He also worked with wading birds in the Everglades and Scrub Jays while doing an internship at Archbold Biological Station. Currently, Tyler is a Biologist for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in the Aquatic Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Subsection. His group is responsible for doing restoration and habitat management on Lake Okeechobee and nearby wetlands.

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