January 14, 10 a.m., South Florida Water Management Lecture Hall, 2301 McGregor Blvd.
Our January guest speaker is Fred Rubino. Fred is a Fort Myers resident, who spends his summers in Maine, and a retired law enforcement officer
of 32 years. He is also a certified Master Naturalist through the University of Florida.
Fred has worked as a volunteer for the Florida Wildlife Commission on the Manatee Rescue team. He has been involved in many manatee rescues involving boat strikes, entrapment, cold water incapacitation and red tide coma. He has been a docent in the Lee County Parks and Recreation facility at Manatee Park. He has also guided county and private manatee excursions on the Orange River and Estero Bay.
Volunteer meetings are free and open to the public. Contact Bobby Feldman or Holly Shaffer, Program Managers at 239-335-3694 for information. Click here to learn more about volunteer opportunities at Edison Ford or to complete a volunteer application.