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Wild Wednesdays

Join Us for 

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this 2022-2023 season....

CEO Michael Bednar & Programs Coordinator Ashley Cook will present eight entertaining and educational films on various Wednesdays throughout the "season".  Showtime is from 10:30 a.m. to Noon, in the Admin Building conference room.  The cost is $5.00 per person plus a 2.5% service charge. Light refreshments will be served.  Seating is limited to 20 persons per show, so be sure to register early!  Simply click on the event instances below to register.  We hope to see you there!

  • David Attenborough's "A Life on our Planet"
    Nov 16, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center, 10941 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955, USA
    "One man has seen more of the natural world than any other. This unique feature documentary is his witness statement. He recounts his life, and the evolutionary history of life on Earth, to grieve the loss of wild places and offer a vision for the future."
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  • What Plants Talk About
    Dec 14, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center, 10941 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955, USA
    "Experts in plant communication take us on a journey into the secret world of plants, revealing an astonishing landscape where plants eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries, and nurture their young...."
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  • The Fellowship of the Springs
    Jan 11, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center, 10941 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955, USA
    "The clear water in many springs is turning a greenish tint. Other springs have stopped flowing or are slowly being choked off. Why? What can be done? Our film investigates how the springs are being degraded and what the future holds for them....."
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  • Turtle:  The Incredible Journey
    Jan 25, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center, 10941 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955, USA
    "Follow the spectacular adventure of one loggerhead turtle's journey from a young hatchling emerging from her nest in the sand, to a 25-year-old adult returning to the same beach to hatch her own young. It's a remarkable story about the harrowing trek around the globe of this threatened species..."
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  • The Human Element
    Feb 08, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center, 10941 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955, USA
    “During his four-decade career as a photographer and explorer, James Balog has focused his lens on the complex relationship between humans and nature. Human activity has now surpassed all other forces shaping our world...."
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  • Wings of Life
    Mar 08, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center, 10941 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955, USA
    "Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and floewrs is a celebration of life, as a third of the world's good supply depends on these incredible - and increasingly threatened - creatures...."
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  • My Octopus Teacher
    Mar 22, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center, 10941 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955, USA
    "After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. .....He eventually wins the animal's trust and they develop a never before seen bond between human and wild animal."
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  • America's National Parks: Everglades
    Apr 12, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center, 10941 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955, USA
    "The Everglades has been called a river of grass. The National Park hosts an assortment of fascinating habitats and is home to species such as alligators, the elusive Florida panther, and the delicate Key deer. Join us as we investigate these remarkable creatures' lives..."
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