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

March 2019 Speaker

Rebecca Harris, Smyrnea Archeological Research Institute (SARI)

Phone:  386-410-5934




Rebecca Harris has been a Registered Professional Archaeologist since 2001.  Ms. Harris has degrees in Anthropology and Archaeology from the University of Florida and Florida Atlantic University.  Ms. Harris taught college for 10 years and is the founder and executive director of SARI (Smyrnea Archaeological Research Institute).  SARI is a non-profit based in New Smyrna Beach and is dedicated to local archaeology and to educating New Smyrnans about the deep and varied past of our region.


“Use of Avian Imagery and Iconography in Prehistoric Florida”

Rebecca Harris will present an illustrated overview of the many bird species found in archaeological contexts in prehistoric Florida.