3-5, 2014 –
3rd Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival at
Venetian Gardens, Leesburg, FL. Keynote speaker is Greg Miller,
inspiration behind the movie “The Big Year,” Stacy Tornio,
editor of “Birds & Blooms” and Roger Hammer, director of
Castellow Hammock Nature Center
2014 - 3rd Annual Tomoka Fall Fest at
Tomoka State Park. Entrance on North Beach Street, 5
miles north of Granada Blvd. 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Features educational re-enactments, exploring, music, food and
family fun. Meret Wilson leads a bird hike at 10:15 a.m. State Park Pass holders enter for free;
$5.00/car for non-pass holders.
2014 - Prairie Wildflower Walk with Roger Hammer & Craig
Huegel - Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park. 45-minute
swamp buggy rides available. Cost is $24 for Friends of
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve members and $34 for non-members.
Registration for each walk -- 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. -- is
limited to 20 participants; first come, first served.
Register now at
Prairie Wildflower Walk.
2015 - Laredo Birding Festival features trips to birding
hotspots and scenic south Texas ranches. Target bird is
the White-Collared Seedeater.