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STA 5/6 Driving Bird Tour (Clewiston, FL)

March 23 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Stormwater Treatment Area 5/6 Driving Bird Tour

2019
March 23
April 13, 27
May 11, 25
September 14
October 12
November 9, 23
December 14, 28 (Christmas Bird Count, teams start at 7:00AM)

Through a partnership with Hendry-Glades Audubon, the South Florida Water Management District will offer to the public escorted birding trips to Stormwater Treatment Area 5 (STA-5/6) located at the south end of Blumberg Road south of Clewiston, Florida.

Trips are limited to 60 participants. Registration required. Participants meet at STA5/6 gate at 8:15 a.m. where they will sign release forms and rearrange in to 4 person carpools. Register for trips through Eventbrite. For information email Margaret England at sta5birding@embarqmail.com or leave a message at (863) 674-0695 or (863) 517-0202. Most participants finish before 1:00PM. The exceptions will be the Christmas Bird Counts with teams meeting at 7:00AM. There will not be escorted trips on December 28, 2019.

Download Liability Release Form

Be prepared to go in 4 person carpools during this trip in order to limit the number of cars driving on the STA 5/6 levee. Caravans lead by volunteers will be limited to 8 cars. Bring the completed liability release from, water, snacks, and lunch. Walkie-Talkies are suggested. The closest gas stations are located at Big Cypress Indian Reservation, Clewiston, Montura, or LaBelle. There are dry vault toilets and a shelter at the parking lot.

Details

Date:
March 23
Time:
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sta-56-driving-bird-tour-tickets-15361938973

Organizer

Hendry-Glades Audubon Society
Email:
http://www.hendrygladesaudubon.org/

Venue

STA 5/6 Blumberg Road Gate
Blumberg Road
Clewiston, FL 33440 United States
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