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Treasure Coast Birding Festival


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2013 Bird & Nature Fine Art Show
Call to Artists


Children's Art Exhibit for children 13 and under
Download the flyer


2013 Festival Registration Form

 

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED:

The University of Florida Entomology Lab on Oslo Road in Vero Beach has canceled this weekend's scheduled Birding Festival due to inclement weather. The event was sponsored by the Pelican Island Audubon Society and the Cultural Council of Indian River County. All events on Friday and Saturday, including the Birding Art Show, have been canceled and refunds will be issued. For more information, contact Debbie Avery at 772-494-6306.

Our Mini Birding Festival will be held on Friday & Saturday, April 5 & 6, 2013
in partnership with the Pelican Island Audubon Society

Pelican Island Audubon Society - partner with the Cultural Council of Indian River County for the Treasure Coast Birding Festival                               Mini Birding Festival sponsored by the Cullural Council of Indian River County and the Pelican Island Preservation Society

Interested in participating he the 2013 Festival?
Send an email to debbie@TreasureCoastBirdingFestival.com

Sunrise Rotary Club - Vero Beach - sponsor of
Treasure Coast Mini Birding Festival


April 5-6, 2013
Florida Medical Entomology Lab
200 9th Street SE (Oslo Road)
Vero Beach, FL
Surrounded by the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area
www.facebook.com/TreasureCoastBirdingFestival

Bob Bruce is our Lecture Sponsor

REGISTRATION
Register here with PayPal or by calling 772-770-4857 (Check, Cash, Mastercard, Visa, or PayPal)

Refund Policy for the Birding Festival: If the festival cancels an event (tour or lecture) funds are returned..If you cancel within two weeks there is no refund.

FRIDAY APRIL 5th    
3pm Registration opens  
4-7pm Bird Art Artists Reception (Public welcome)  
4 pm TM Goodwin tour with David Simpson FEE $40
5:30 pm Lecture - Dee Simpson Very Non-Scientific Birding Identification FEE $5

7pm

Keynote Lecture - Gary White History of Conservation in Florida FEE $10

Gary White, noted author on conservation in Florida. He will have his book, Conservation in Florida: Its History and Heroes, for sale at the festival. Visit his web site: http://www.garywhite-fl.com/

8pm Field Trip - ORCA Owl Prowl with Kevin Lowry FEE $15
SATURDAY APRIL 6
FIELD TRIP SCHEDULE
 
7am Stick Marsh Rookery with David Simpson FEE $30

8am Canoe to ORCA rookery island with Kristin Beck FEE $25
8am Indrio Savannahs with Jim Shea &Tina Marchese FEE $15

9am
West County Regional Wastewater Facility with Carolyn Cimino FEE $15
  FREE TOURS OF ORCA
 
8am Observation Tower

 
10am South ORCA  
11:30am Hammock Loop  
1pm Observation Tower  
2:30pm Hammock Loop  
9am - 5pm JURIED BIRD ART SHOW at the FMEL Roundhouse Open to the Public  

 

10am

LECTURES at the FMEL Boathouse - FEE $5 each:

Fish of the Indian River Lagoon with Dr. Grant Gilmore (Followed by a net pull at the Oslo Roadboat ramp)
11:30 Bird Photography with Reinier Munguia
1pm Warblers with Dr. Peter Merritt
2:30 Beginning Birding with Heidi Grooms
4pm Birds of the Indian River Lagoon with Bob Montanaro
1pm - 5pm FREE CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES
Nature Sketching
Facepainting
Ring the Bird
What goes in the Indian River Lagoon?
Nature hike for kids
 
  OTHER FREE HAPPENINGS
Snake and Reptile Exhibit
Tours of the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, University of Florida
 

 

 

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