Southeast Volusia Audubon Society, P.O. Box 46, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170;

December 2016 Speaker

Jim Ruckoi, Climate Reality Leader.

Jim Ruckoi was born in Brussels and raised in New York.  He holds degrees from Georgetown (BS) and Columbia University (MBA), and has been a Naval Air Intelligence officer, Madison Avenue account executive, and professor of marketing and advertising at City University of New York.  He is now a resident of Sanford and devotes his time to poetry, film, video and photography, and “blogging for Mother Earth” ( 

Jim Ruquoi has been trained as a Climate Reality Leader through the Climate Reality Leadership Corps.  This leadership training, presented by climate scientists and communicators, provides an overview of the current and projected realities of our earth’s changing climate and trains the attendees in ways to effectively research and communicate this critical information.

Jim’s presentation will update the latest climate change science, including material on the observed and projected effects of climate change on Florida, especially our upcoming sea-level rise and effects on our avian populations.

Come and bring a friend.  Free cookies!