Program Details

The Wonder of Palm Beach County Birds: Connecting People to Nature - Boca Raton

Scott Zucker
Video Catch-up

Course Description

Join Scott Zucker, President of the Audubon Everglades, as he presents on the variety of birds seen in our own yards and local habitats. Learn how these beautiful avian acrobats enrich our lives, help sustain the planet, are being impacted by threats caused by humans, and the ways Audubon Everglades is bringing people together to enjoy and protect these wonderful, feathered creatures.

About the Instructor

  • Born in Montreal, Canada and raised primarily in Brooklyn, New York, Scott moved to Florida in 1979 where he worked as a psychotherapist and taught psychology at Palm Beach State University (formerly, junior college) before receiving a Masters in English Literature from FAU and becoming a high school English and Journalism teacher. An active birder and bird photographer since 2010, Scott joined the Audubon Everglades Board of Directors in 2015 after 35 years of teaching and became Vice-President and Conservation Chair in 2016, when he initiated their Photography Group and Conservation Stewardship program and spearheaded their Conservation Advocacy efforts within Palm Beach County. In 2020 he became President of the organization. Scott still enjoys birding, and he regularly leads local field tips along with his wife Mary.