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STA 5/6 Driving Bird Tour (Clewiston, FL)
January 12 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Stormwater Treatment Area 5/6 Driving Bird Tour
January 12, 19
February 2, 16, 17, 18
March 9, 23
April 13, 27
May 11, 25
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.