Wings Over Florida field trip – Joe Budd WMA

Andy Wraitmell

2017 is the 75th Anniversary of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) wildlife management area system. As part of this year-long celebration, FWC staff will be leading Wings Over Florida field trips at select wildlife management areas throughout the state. Join Wings Over Florida coordinator Andy Wraithmell and Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail Coordinator Whitney Gray for …

Apalachee Audubon Annual Awards Banquet

Andy Wraitmell

Annual Awards Banquet with Guest Speaker Chuck Hess “What Woodpeckers Tell Us About Woodlands” Thursday, May 18 Lafayette Presbyterian Church 4220 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee • Dinner begins at 6:30 PM. Dinner will be gyros with Greek sides. Vegan options are available. • Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance at Native Nurseries or Wild Birds Unlimited. • Tickets …

Florida Native Plant Society Annual Conference

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Registration opening soon! The 37th Annual Conference of the Florida Native Plant Society will be held in the heart of Florida, and central to the largest river restoration project in the world! The Kissimmee River restoration, a joint project by the US Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District, is designed to restore the complex relationships …

Welcome to the Woods at Seminole Forest WMA

Andy Wraitmell

If you’ve ever wanted to explore the woods with a guide, your golden opportunity is Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the annual “Welcome to the Woods” event at Seminole Forest Wildlife Management Area in Lake County. Space for this free event is limited due to its popularity, so participants must register in advance by calling …

Birding the Bay Festival

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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 …