St. Lucie Audubon Society

FIELD TRIPS AND SPECIAL EVENTS 2014-2015

Links provided if available
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014
 

Indrio Savannah Preserve, North Fort Pierce, leader Eva Ries.

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
 

Lakeside Ranch Storm Treatment Area, Martin County, leader John Nelson.

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014
 

Indian River West County Wastewater Management, Vero Beach, leader Dr. Dan Walma.

Saturday, Dec. 20, 1014
  Annual Christmas Bird Count.
Saturday, Jan 3, 2015
 

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Titusville, leaders Hart and Jewel Rufe.

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015
 

Green Cay Wetlands, Boynton Beach, led by Hart and Jewel Rufe. Meet at Burlington Coat, next to Publix, 1363 NW St Lucie West Blvd, Port St Lucie, at 6:45 a.m. We will leave promptly at 7 a.m. and meet up with our leaders Hart and Jewel at Green Cay Nature Center at 8 a.m. Green Cay is located at 12800 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach. Green Cay has a 1 ½ mile boardwalk that extends over 100 acres of wetlands. It is great for viewing wildlife up close and a wonderful opportunity for photographers. Afterwards we will head to Wakodahatchee Wetlands at 13026 Jog Road. On the way home we are planning to eat at the Sweet Tomatoes Restaurant, Boynton Town Center,1100 North Congress Avenue. Please contact Adella Blacka for questions and sign up. Ph 856-261-8599.

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015
  Breakfast at Bud Adams Ranch. 8 a.m., $25 in advance for breakfast and tour of Adams Ranch, wildlife and cattle co-exist. Reservations required, limited space. Call Cidy Wise, 772 466-1275 or email lindyjay2829@comcast.net.
Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015
 

Dupuis Wildlife Management Area, Canal Point, or Riverbend Park-Jupiter, leader Linda Sullivan. Meet 7:30 a.m. (tentative), at the main road entrance.

Thursday, Apr. 2, 2015
 

James Currie, Host and Creator Nikon's Birding Adventures TV, will be back. Time and place to be announced. He will be speaking about material in his new book, due out soon. When Eagles Roar - The Amazing Journey of an African Wildlife Adventurer, written with Bonnie J. Fladung.

James’ story begins with his roots in South Africa growing up under apartheid. His love of wildlife and birds, craving for adventure, and his mischievous nature lead him into humorous and life threatening situations. A childhood spent roaming freely on Table Mountain, exciting adventures as a game ranger and birding guide, working as the Managing Director of Africa Foundation and his emotional decision to move to the States to start his own birding TV show are described in detail in this book

He will do a book signing after his talk and will have copies for sale. He said, "My co-author and I are happy to donate 10% of sales back to the society".

     
Saturday &Sunday,
Apr. 11 & 12, 2015
 

Bird-a-Thon, details to come. Click here for last year's results.

Saturday, May 9, 2015
 

 

 
 

 

St. Lucie River Cruises
 

Call River Lilly Cruises at 772-489-8344 for prices and reservations (required). The River Lilly leaves most days November through mid-July from the River Park Marina on Prima Vista Boulevard. See alligators, birds, turtles and more. Visit their web site riverlillycruises.com