Our Sea Turtles with Blair and Dawn Witherington
Tuesday, January 26, 2021Time 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join BIPS to welcome back renowned authors and professional naturalists, Blair and Dawn Witherington, for another fascinating program titled Our Sea Turtles. A little about Blair and Dawn…Blair is a Senior Sea Turtle Conservation Biologist at the Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research, and professor at University of Florida. He earned BA and MA degrees in biology from the University of Central Florida and a PHD in zoology from the UF. In 36 years of research, Blair has contributed over 56 cited research works on sea turtle biology and conservation. Dawn is an accomplished scientific illustrator and graphic design artist trained at the Art Institutes of Colorado and Ft. Lauderdale. Her art and design are prominent in natural history books, posters, museum exhibits, and greeting cards.
Together, Blair and Dawn have merged their art, writing, photography, and design within an impressive body of works, including first and second editions of Florida’s Living Beaches, Living Beaches of Georgia and the Carolinas, Florida’s Seashells, Seashells of Georgia and the Carolinas, and Our Sea Turtles.
BIPS’ annual presentation featuring the Witheringtons is typically held at the Boca Grande Community Center Auditorium, with a book signing following in the Woman’s Club Room. BIPS’ 2021 programs remain flexible with COVID-19 safety in mind. Please check for updates at: www.barrierislandparkssociety.org