Wings Over Florida at L. Kirk Edwards WEA

Andy Wraitmell

2017 is the 75th Anniversary of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Wildlife Management Area system. As part of this year long celebration, Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail staff Andy Wraithmell and Whitney Gray will be leading a bird and butterfly walk at L. Kirk Edwards Wildlife and Environmental Area near Tallahassee on Saturday October 7. Register Here

Birding the Bay Festival


Join us for a day-long birding event on the Forgotten Coast for birders of all levels, from advanced to beginners. Professionally-led tours will focus on shorebirds, migratory birds, and/or woodland species. See colorful song birds like Indigo Buntings and Summer Tanagers on St. George Island on their migratory stop over, view shorebirds in the shallow waters around St. George Island …

Flying WILD Family Morning

Andy Wraitmell

Come enjoy a morning of nature with your child (ages 3-9)! March 25, 9 a.m. – Noon at Wakulla Environmental Institute The fun and interactive educational activities are based on Flying WILD, which is a children’s supplementary environmental education program emphasizing birds and bird conservation with. • Music • Educational Activities • Art Projects • Face Painting • Bird Watching …

Audubon’s 117th Christmas Bird Count

Andy Wraitmell

  Since the Christmas Bird county began over 100 years ago, it has relied on volunteers to gather critical data about the patterns of bird behavior. Join an effort near you to participate. There is a specific methodology for the Count, so it’s important that you contact a coordinator near you, but anyone can help. This is a fun and …

Wings Over Florida Field Trip – Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

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Join Great Florida Birding Trail Coordinator Whitney Gray and Wings Over Florida Coordinator Andy Wraithmell for a morning bird and butterfly walk. The walk is ideal for beginners and children. Partcipants will be introduced to the Wings Over Florida birds and butterfly programs and will have the opportunity to earn their first certificates. Boyd Hill Nature Park is in the …