A gala exhibition reception sponsored by the Artists Association of Jupiter will benefit the Audubon Society of the Everglades. More than a dozen resident artists will be showcasing and selling their works in sculpture, etched glass, photography, original paintings, custom picture framing, and giclee prints. The evening features open house at A Unique Art . . . → Read More: Wednesday, March 9, 5:30 to 7:30pm, “Taking Flight,” Art Reception & Benefit for Audubon Society of the Everglades
Panama rescheduled for May 12-18 The new itinerary includes the Highlands and a visit to nesting Resplendent Quetzals. Call Claudine for more information 561-655-9779.
Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area – April 2 canceled
Pelican Island Boat Tour – April 9 We carpool to Sebastian to catch the boat at Capt. Hiram’s Marina for 1 1/2 hour . . . → Read More: New and updated field trip info
Birding Workshop presented by Audubon of the Everglades Saturday, February 26 – 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM - Pine Jog Environmental Center 301 Summit Boulevard (on the corner of Summit Blvd. & Jog Road)
8:00-8:30 Registration (Download registration form here)
8:30-9:15 Falconry with Adam Grayson
9:30-10:30 Ascend to Better Birding with Paddy Cunningham OR . . . → Read More: Birding Workshops, Saturday Feb 26
This Saturday at 10 a.m. the Friends of the Loxahatchee Refuge are doing a road cleanup at the ARM Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in Boynton Beach. Meet at the Visitor’s Center. Trash bags, water bottles, vests, gloves, etc. will be provided. Bring a hat and sunscreen! Anticipate no more than 1 hour of work. Please . . . → Read More: Lee Road (ARM Lox refuge) cleanup this Saturday
The schedule of events for Everglades Day is now viewable. See below! The full program, with map and more information, is available as a PDF at this link.
Speakers, walks, etc:
Some of our favorite places in Palm Beach County, including the ARM Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge and Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, got written up in the Huffington Post online recently. Hit the link to see what they had to say.
Sat., Feb 12, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Everglades Day, ARM Loxahatchee NWR.
SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY FEB 12, 2011!
Who: Come one, come all —free, family friendly, for public of all ages! What: 12th Annual Everglades Day Festival — “FOREVERGLADES” Where: Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, 10216 Lee Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33473-4797 When: Saturday, February 12, . . . → Read More: Everglades Day just around the corner
The bird of the month for February is Passerina cyanea, Indigo Bunting. In its winter dress it resembles a small sparrow and frequents weedy areas in Palm Beach County. It seems to love the feeders at the Okeeheelee Nature Center as well.
From the All About Birds website at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, here . . . → Read More: February’s Bird of the Month: Indigo Bunting