Thomas J Allen - Butterfly and Wildlife Expert

    Thomas J Allen
  November 21, 1940 -
    August 9, 2010
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Below are brief descriptions and links to the Web sites of various organizations and companies relating to Tom Allen's activities and interests.  Clicking a link will open the Web site in a different Internet browser window.  We can only guarantee that the Web sites were active at the time they were added here.
Cape Coral Art League
A nonprofit organization that promotes the advancement of art throughout Southwest Florida. CCAL offers year-round classes, workshops with world-renowned artists, a scholarship program, and seven major art exhibits annually.

North American Butterfly Association
A nonprofit, membership-based organization working to increase public enjoyment and conservation of butterflies through educational programs, publications, and endangered butterfly species preservation plans.

Butterfly Gardening
Birds & Blooms Magazine
Web site for the country's No. 1 birding and gardening magazine--full of stunning photos of gardens, birds, and butterflies, along with tips from readers and advice from experts Melinda Myers (plant doctor), George Harrison (backyard birdwatcher), and Tom Allen (butterfly guide).

Frog Pond Aquatics
Shop this Web site for your aquarium, pond, or fountain equipment and supplies.

Native Plants
All Native Garden Center and Plant Nursery
Located in Ft. Myers, All Native Garden Center is a great source for native plants to help attract wildlife to your yard.

Beekeepers Association of Southwest Florida
The BASF serves Glades, Hendry, Charlotte, Lee, and Collier counties. Meetings are held the 2nd Wed. of each month at the Lee County Extension office, Terry Park, 3406 Palm Beach Blvd. in Ft. Myers. Contact Tom Allen through this site to purchase pure all-natural honey from his apiary in Cape Coral.

Coccoloba Chapter of The Florida Native Plant Society
Membership info, events, and monthly newsletters.

The Florida Native Plant Society
Promoting the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.

Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife
A volunteer organization dedicated to Protection, Preservation, and Education. This group works to protect Cape Coral's "city bird," the Florida Burrowing Owl, and other local wildlife from habitat destruction and loss in the midst of expanding development.

Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program
A partnership that protects the estuaries and watersheds from Venice to Bonita Springs to Winter Haven. The group addresses diverse resource management concerns, including fish and wildlife habitat loss, water quality, and water flow.

Possibly the best site on the Web for information about the wildlife and plants of the U.S. Field guides for more than 5500 species.

The Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative
A program of the Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute, Inc. GTCI supports private and public entities concerned with gopher tortoise and upland wildlife conservation in Florida and the southeastern U.S.

Wildlife Rescue
Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife on Sanibel Island, Florida. C.R.O.W. is a nonprofit veterinary hospital and one of the nation's leading wildlife rehabilitation facilities for tropical native and migratory wildlife.

Save Our Seabirds
A nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing, treating, rehabilitating, and releasing injured native and migratory birds. SOS directed the highly successful wildlife recovery effort in the massive Tampa Bay oil spill of 1993 and now trains volunteers for oiled wildlife response.