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Field Trip: Kingsley Plantation (Jacksonville)

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: Attendance will be limited to no more than 30 people, and pre-registration is required. If you register and find you cannot attend, PLEASE cancel your registration to allow others to participate.

Kingsley Plantation is the site of a former estate owned by Zephaniah Kingsley, who spent 25 years there. It is now part of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve managed by the U.S. National Park Service.

Resident birds include Pileated Woodpecker, Brown Pelican, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Little Blue Heron, Tricolored Heron, Clapper Rail, Yellow-throated Warbler, Black-crowned Night-Heron, vultures, Osprey, Eastern Screech Owl, Great Horned Owl, Barred Owl and many more.

Location: 11676 Palmetto Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32226. No fee.
From I-95 or I-295 East Beltway, exit at Heckscher Drive and go east. After passing the St. Johns River Ferry landing on your right, turn left 1/2 mile later at the brown National Park Service sign onto Fort George Island. Follow the signs; the road leads to the Kingsley Plantation parking lot. You will travel down a 2-mile dirt road. No fee. Restrooms are available at this site.

For the safety of all participants and field trip leaders, face masks and social distancing will be required. Please, no sharing of binoculars or scopes.

COVID-19 NOTE: Please do not attend if you have tested positive for COVID-19 or experienced any of the following symptoms within the last 14 days:
– A new fever
– A new cough that is not because of another illness
– A new shortness of breath that is not because of another illness
– A new sore throat that is not because of another illness
– Sore muscles not because of existing illness, or not from exercise or injury
– Diagnosis of an infection
– Exposure to someone known to be infected
– Someone you are closely associated with experiencing any of the above symptoms.
– You are currently experiencing unmanaged seasonal allergy symptoms (e.g., persistent cough, sneezing).

PLEASE NOTE: Attendance will be limited to no more than 30 people, and pre-registration is required. If you register and find you cannot attend, PLEASE cancel your registration to allow others to participate.

Field Trip: Kingsley Plantation

Sunday, May 16, 2021, 9:00 AM

Kingsley Plantation
11676 Palmetto Ave Jacksonville, FL

30 Subscribers Attending

PLEASE NOTE: Attendance will be limited to no more than 30 people, and pre-registration is required. If you register and find you cannot attend, PLEASE cancel your registration to allow others to participate. Kingsley Plantation is the site of a former estate owned by Zephaniah Kingsley, who spent 25 years there. It is now part of the Timucuan Ecol…

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Date:
May 16
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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