St. Lucie Audubon Society


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Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Indrio Savannah Preserve, North Fort Pierce, leader Eva Ries, meet at 7:30 a.m. in the Indrio Savannah parking lot.

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

Lakeside Ranch Storm Treatment Area, Martin County, leader John Nelson. Meet at 7:45 in Lakeside Ranch parking lot. John is the President of the Audubon of Martin County. He is a Certified-Florida Master Naturalist and voice of “The Audubon Moment” broadcasted on Public Radio. John specializes in wildlife videography and has produced several videos.

Directions: Route 15B in Martin County. From I-95, take Route 714 west. Turn right on Route 710. Go ¼ mile and turn left on Route 15B. The Lakeside Ranch STA is immediately after the milk production plant on the left.

A $5 donation is requested to Audubon of Martin County, (AoMC) For your comfort, please wear proper foot wear. We recommend closed toes shoes or sneakers. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, cameras, binoculars & scopes. We will be driving on impoundments around the wetlands.

Expect to see many wading bird species, cranes, swallows, song birds, pelicans, raptors. This is an excellent opportunity to photograph birds and the Florida wetland habitat. White Pelicans have been seen there, in addition to Roseate Spoonbills, Snail Kites, Eastern Meadow Larks. Last year 64 species were seen or heard. A sign-up sheet will be circulated at the SLAS General Meeting Nov 6. Please see Adella Blacka. For questions please contact Adella, cell 856-261-8599 and leave a message.

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Indian River West County Wastewater Management, Vero Beach, leader Dan Walma. Meet at 7:30 a.m. in the Fort Pierce Home Depot parking lot, 5880 Okeechobee Road.

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

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Titusville, leaders Hart and Jewel Rufe. Meet at 6:30 a.m. in the Fort Pierce Home Depot parking lot, 5880 Okeechobee Road.

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

Green Cay Wetlands, Boynton Beach, leader TBD. Meet at 6:30 a.m. in the St. Lucie West Burlington Coat parking lot, 1363 NW St. Lucie West Boulevard

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015
  Breakfast at Bud Adams Ranch. Details to follow
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 alk 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