Audubon International is always happy to present our content at conferences, forums, and via webinar, and we are always excited to hear about new speaking engagement opportunities. If you'd like us to speak at your event please reach out to our CEO, Christine Kane, to see how we might able to be involved.
Please browse our archived content below!
Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program
Aired April 21, 2016
Description: Tara Donadio, former Director of Environmental Programs, discusses what you should do, and not do, now that you have registered in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses and received the New Member Packet in the mail. (30 minutes)
Description: Joellen Lampman, former Director of Environmental Programs, discusses ten simple tips for the environment when managing a golf course. (60 minutes)
Description: Greg Austin, the British Columbia Director of the CGSA, Canada, discusses natural pond management. He includes elements of diagnostics, care and maintenance. This webinar was sponsored by Koenders Water Solutions. (60 minutes)
Wildlife and Habitat Management on Golf Courses
Description: In this GCSAA TV Video from the GIS 2017, Tara Donadio, former Director of Environmental Programs, is joined by Carol McCorckle and Paula Ashby from the Avian Reconditioning Center in Apopka, FL to discuss how your can create raptor habitat and connect with local wildlife organizations.
Description: In this GCSAA TV video, Tim Hiers, Audubon International Steward and CGCS at The Old Collier Golf Club, explains why it is beneficial to wildlife to keep snags and create woodpiles on the golf course.
Title: Sandridge Golf Club
Description: In this video from 2004, Superintendent Michael Rowe of Sandridge Golf Club in Vero Beach, FL discuses all of the types of wildlife that call his course home.
A Message from Our Leadership
Description: In this episode of Frankly Speaking with Frank Rossi,Cornell University Turfgrass Specialist, Audubon International's former Executive Director, Doug Bechtel and Director of Cooperative Sanctuary Program, Tara Donadio discuss the changes going on the last few years at AI, including the development of programs beyond golf and the the role Audubon and other environmental programs can play in supporting the "greener" side of golf turf management.
Sustainable Communities Program
Description: In this recorded webinar, Joanna Nadeau, AICP, former Director of Community Programs, discusses the benefits and steps of Audubon International's Sustainable Communities program, which helps participating communities achieve and actively communicate their environmental successes. Learn about how to get started in the program and the positive strides you can take to collectively enhance and protect your community’s natural, economic, and social assets for the future.
Title: The Path to Certifying Your Community in the Sustainable Communities Program
Aired February 23, 2017
Description: Joanna Nadeau, AICP, former Director of Community Programs, discusses the benefits and steps of Audubon International's Sustainable Communities program, which helps participating communities achieve and actively communicate their environmental successes. Learn from current member Oldfield (SC) and Certified Sustainable Community Coconut Creek (FL) about how to get started in the program and the positive strides you can take to collectively enhance and protect your community’s natural, economic, and social assets for the future.
Aired March 26, 2015
Description: Joanna Nadeau, former Director of Community Programs, is joined by representatives from Coconut Creek, FL and Rio Verde, AZ, who discuss their planning and certification experiences as part of Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program.
Outreach & Education
Description: In this GCI interview, Ryan Aylesworth, former President & CEO, discusses ways superintendents can get the word out about the positive impacts golf courses can have on the environment. In a follow up discussion, Ryan shares resources that superintendents can use to make a difference, including resources and support provided by Audubon International.
Certified Member Highlights
Description:This beautiful desert community is a haven for wildlife and healthy lifestyles. Recognized in 2015 by Audubon International, this Certified Sustainable Community is committed to preserving and enjoying the natural environment.
Description: Greg Plotner of Tampa Palms golf course talks about the plant life at his course and shares information with golfers to get them excited about the vegetation in this video from 2004.
Title: Colonial Acres Golf Course
Description: Patrick Blum, superintendnet at Colonial Acres Golf Course in Glenmont, NY, talks about the improvements his course has made through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program in this video from 2004.
Title: Lost Marsh of Hammond