Dr. Harold Albers

90, died in St. Petersburg, FL, Sunday, July 16, 2017. 

Born December 1, 1926, in Eagle Grove, IA, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He received his D.V.M. from Colorado State University and honorary Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Iowa State University. He moved to St. Petersburg in 1971, and later established the Northeast Animal Hospital; he practiced veterinary medicine for 50 years. 

Harold has authored countless articles about his work with seabirds, pelicans, eagles, and as a veterinary medical consultant on polar bears. His community service is extensive, including establishing the St. Petersburg Audubon Society Teachers Ecology Camp and the Feed the Pelicans Fund; supporting the establishment of the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, the Association of Avian Veterinarians, and the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association. He was also involved with the Rotary Club of St. Petersburg, Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, and the International Crane Foundation. He has received numerous awards for his veterinary contributions, volunteerism, and community and environmental achievements.

 He was an active member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church for several years. In addition to his many community contributions, Harold took an enthusiastic interest in stamp collecting, agriculture, and photography. 
 
He is survived by his children, Bryan L. Albers and Elizabeth Albers Rutemeyer and her husband, William. He was preceded in death by his companion, Mary Brazier. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to St. Petersburg Audubon Society for the Dr. Harold F. Albers Teachers Ecology Camp, 315 15th Avenue N.E., St. Petersburg, FL 33704, or by using the donate tab above. To share condolences with the family please visit: www.andersonmcqueen.com


 

 
Bird Steward w visitor

Click here to help beach-nesting birds survive the summer. 

Click here for an update on the status of our local beach-nesting birds: Your help is still needed.
 Birds of Pinellas County Click here to purchase
The Birds of Pinellas County

An Extensive Update to A Birder's Guide to Pinellas County , by Ron Smith
 
 click to follow sawgrass

Dr. Gabe Vargo
Raptors On the Move


Click here to follow the travels of Sawgrass, the swallow-tailed kite
Spring-Summer Issue Now available - Summer 2017 WingSpan
Baby Bird Sue Tav


Found a baby bird?

Click here to find out what to do next.
 
Events Brochure Button 2016


Our 2016-17 season has concluded. Field trips will resume in September. Monthly meetings will begin in October 2017. For more information about our monthly guided birdwalk at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve  - which will continue throughout the summer - click here.
 
BigYearCrop
This month, you just might see......


Support St. Petersburg Audubon Society

Click here to donate online through Paypal or by mail.
 Wildlife Haven Button
Wildlife Rescue Links
  SPAS Facebook Connect  SPAS Twittwe Connect  SPAS Instagram Connect Connect with St. Petersburg Audubon Society
 


 Project Shorebird Logo

Project Shorebird on Facebook 




Ċ
St. Petersburg Audubon Kandz, K,
Dec 17, 2015, 4:35 AM