Muffins with Merlin

Andy Wraitmell

Learn about owls and meet Merlin the Barred Owl up close while enjoying breakfast before the Center opens to the public. $15 for adults, $7 for child Annual Passholder price: $7 for adults and $3 for child Registration required. Includes a muffin breakfast and Center entry after the event.

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

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


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 …