Reminder – Register for SIB’s Rudy Mancke Presentation, April 26, 7:00pm

Registration & Social: 7:00pm
Program Starts: 7:30pm
Live Oak Hall at the Lake House on Seabrook Island

Bring your birding questions for an interactive discussion about the Natural History of Barrier Islands. Please help us know how much wine, snacks and chairs we will need by letting us know you plan to join us! Just click here! (

Raffle tickets will be sold before the event for the chance to win 5 fabulous prizes! In addition, we will be introducing our new SIB T-shirts! These 100% Cotton Anvil shirts will be available to order in four great colors for only $15 each! Be sure to bring cash or checks with you to support the birds!

All Seabrook Island residents and guests are welcome. This program is free for members and there is a $5 donation for non SIB members. If you would like to join or renew your SIB Membership, download the SIB Membership Form ( and bring the form and your $10 per person per year when you sign in at this event.

More information about this and future programs can be found at the SIB web site, or email us at:

About the Speaker:

Naturalist Rudy Mancke served as naturalist and co-host of South Carolina ETV’s NatureScene which began it’s long run in 1978. His field trips, broadcast nationwide, have earned him a legion of dedicated viewers. Rudy’s knowledge of the complex inner-workings of different ecosystems and his great admiration for the natural world make him the perfect guide. In fact, the National Wildlife Federation and the Garden Club of America honored his commitment to resource conservation with special awards. Since retiring from SCETV, Rudy has gone on to teach at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.

Before coming to television, Rudy served as the natural history curator at the South Carolina State Museum for 10 years, and was a high school biology and geology teacher. He earned a degree at Wofford College, attended graduate school at the University of South Carolina, and received honorary doctorate degrees from the College of Charleston, Winthrop College, and Wofford College.

Rudy Mancke currently hosts NatureNotes on both SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio.

-Submitted by Nancy Brown, Seabrook Island Birders

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