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Curtiss Mansion's Guest Speaker: Paul Bithorn

Talks/Lectures

The February speaker will be Paul Bithorn, and he will be discussing "How to Create a Bird and Butterfly Friendly Habitat." He will be speaking on Wednesday, February 21st. Paul is currently the Curtiss Mansion (CMI) Vice President of the Board, and he is a past board member of the Tropical Audubon Society and past President of the Miami Springs Garden Club. Paul also served as Mayor of his hometown, the Village of Virginia Gardens, for nine years and encouraged his residents to xeriscape by planting native species of plants and shrubs to attract birds and butterflies. He has also contributed to several bird-finding guides. His documentation of parrot species in Miami was featured in the June/July 2008 issue of the National Wildlife Federation magazine and the November 1st, 2008 issue of Birders World.