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.
9, 2014 - Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail Fall Trail Walk - Meet
at the Fairchild Oak parking lot, Bulow Creek Park, 3351 Old
Dixie Highway, Ormond Beach (about 9 miles north of SR 40,
Granada Blvd, and one mile south of Walter Boardman lane.
Walk Pumphouse Road for about 2 hours on uneven terrain,
discussing area natural history and plants with Dr. Don Spence,
biologist and certified arborist. Free, No registration.
Bring water, insect repellent and picnice lunch to eat after the
walk. Contact Rob Bird at
2014 - 10th Annual BirdFest at
Science Center, Ponce Inlet.
The day will include live
raptor programs, exhibitors, lectures, bird-related arts and
crafts, nature-inspired artworks and kids activities. The event
will run from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Admission to the Center is
free all day.
2014 - Grand opening of Marine Discovery Center new marsh
plant nursery, kayak launch and shoreline education area.
A brief ceremony will be held at the Marine Discovery Center,
520 Barracuda Blvd, New Smyrna Beach, at 10:00 a.m.
Following brief remarks, there will be a short walking tour of
the site and overview of each element in the project.
2015 - Laredo Birding Festival features trips to birding
hotspots and scenic south Texas ranches. Target bird is
the White-Collared Seedeater.
2015 - 15th Annual Orlando Wetlands Festival. 9:00
a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Fort Christmas Historical Park, 1300 N.
Fort Christmas Road, Christmas FL. Exhibits, door prizes,
tree giveaway, live music, hayrides, hikes, bus tours, live
animal demonstrations, and more. Information:
407-568-1706. Free. See
flyer for details.