Tuesday Jan 3, 7pm Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture: “Getting to Know Pine Jog” with Ray Coleman, Pine Jog Executive Director, and Lauren Butcher, Coordinator of Pine Jog’s Green Schools Recognition Program

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture: “Getting to Know Pine Jog” with Ray Coleman, Pine Jog Executive Director, and Lauren Butcher, Coordinator of Pine Jog’s Green Schools Recognition Program Tuesday, Jan 3, 7pm

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January 2017 KITE is now online

The January 2017 issue of the Everglade Kite is now online.

January 2017 Bird of the Month American Oystercatcher – Gallery

January’s Bird of the Month is the American Oystercatcher, and here is the article in the upcoming January 2017 Kite written by Ben Kolstad.

“American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatesState Species of Special Concern).

January’s bird of the month is an oddly charismatic bird: it has a bright reddish-orange bill shaped like a chisel sticking out of . . . → Read More: January 2017 Bird of the Month American Oystercatcher – Gallery

Snook Islands Restoration Project -2016 update

Snook Islands Restoration Project: If You Build It, They Will Come

By David Carson, Palm Beach County ERM and Ben Kolstad, ASE

 

David Carson of Palm Beach County’s Department of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) designed and oversaw construction of Snook Islands in Lake Worth (http://discover.pbcgov.org/erm/Publications/SnookIslandsRestoration.pdf). As soon as we began depositing fill in the . . . → Read More: Snook Islands Restoration Project -2016 update

Dec 6, 6pm Annual HOLIDAY POT LUCK DINNER and LECTURE “Working Birds of Florida” by Susan Faulkner Davis, Award-winning Bird Photographer, ASE Board Member

Annual HOLIDAY POT LUCK DINNER and LECTURE “Working Birds of Florida” by Susan Faulkner Davis, Award-winning Bird Photographer, ASE Board Member

Tuesday, Dec 6, Dinner 6:00 p.m. Meeting & Lecture 7:00 p.m.

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December 2016 KITE is now online

The December issue of the Everglade Kite is now online.

December 2016 Bird of the Month Black-bellied Plover– Gallery

December’s Bird of the Month is the Black-Bellied Plover, and here is the article in the December Kite written by Ben Kolstad.

“Black-bellied Plover – Pluvialis squatarola

Although the Black-bellied Plover is described as a medium-sized shorebird, try telling that to all the other plovers. They’d all agree that this, the largest plover in . . . → Read More: December 2016 Bird of the Month Black-bellied Plover– Gallery

The Future of the A.R.M Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

(Click on image for flyer)

Join Audubon Florida, Audubon Society of the Everglades & Conservation Partners for a Community Forum on the Future of the A.R.M Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge on:

Monday, December 5, 2016 at 6:30-8:00 pm

FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center 6301 Summit Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL . . . → Read More: The Future of the A.R.M Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

CONGRATS! ASE RECEIVES TWO STATE AWARDS (media release)

AUDUBON SOCIETY OF THE EVERGLADES RECEIVES TWO STATE AWARDS

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Nov 1, 2016) – The Audubon Society of the Everglades (ASE), a chapter of the National Audubon Society and Florida Audubon, is the proud recipient of the Chapter of the Year Award from Florida Audubon. In addition, ASE Chapter President Paton White . . . → Read More: CONGRATS! ASE RECEIVES TWO STATE AWARDS (media release)

Memorial remembrance of Alan Parmlee on Nov 6

THIS IS WHAT SUSAN SNYDER READ AT ALAN’S SERVICE– CASUAL REMEMBRANCES FROM FRIENDS. Alan Parmalee was a quiet man. He never sought attention—he just went about his business lending a helping hand to whatever group or whatever person needed a helping hand. In the early 1980s there was a move by a group of concerned . . . → Read More: Memorial remembrance of Alan Parmlee on Nov 6

Vote NO on Amendment 1

ON NOV 8, THE AMENDMENT WAS VOTED DOWN

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the image or visit VoteNoOn1.org for more information.

November 2016 KITE is now online

The November issue of the Everglade Kite is now online.

GOOD NEWS Ben Kolstad to give Nov 1 meeting Lecture “Birds of India: Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Delhi”

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture

Tuesday, November 1, 7:00 pm

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November 2016 Bird of the Month Killdeer – Gallery

November’s Bird of the Month is the Killdeer, and here is the article in the November Kite written by Ben Kolstad.

“Our year-round shorebird. Charadrius vociferus. Probably the most widespread, common, and recognizable shorebird in the county (if not the country), the Killdeer doesn’t need a body of water to be comfortable. You can . . . → Read More: November 2016 Bird of the Month Killdeer – Gallery

Oct 4 7pm Meeting & Lecture – “Fall Migration through the Keys,” by Rafael A. Galvez, Director of the Florida Keys Hawkwatch

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture: “Fall Migration through the Keys,” by Rafael A. Galvez, Director of the Florida Keys Hawkwatch

Tuesday, Oct 4, 7pm

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October 2016 Bird of the Month gallery – Spotted Sandpiper

October’s Bird of the Month is the Spotted Sandpiper, and here is the article in the October Kite written by Ben Kolstad.

“The lone North American representative of a two-bird genus, Actitis macularius is the most widespread sandpiper on the continent. (Its congener, A. hypoleucos, is a Eurasian bird.) Despite their near ubiquity according . . . → Read More: October 2016 Bird of the Month gallery – Spotted Sandpiper

October 2016 KITE is now online

The October issue of the Everglade Kite is now online.

Tuesday Sept 6, 7pm, Monthly meeting & Lecture, “Shorebirds and Warblers – Two Difficult Groups Made Easier” by Paddy Cunningham

Monthly Membership Meeting & Lecture

Tuesday, Sept 6, 7pm

Shorebirds and Warblers – Two Difficult Groups Made Easier by Paddy Cunningham

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September 2016 Bird of the Month – Solitary Sandpiper

September’s Bird of the Month is the Solitary Sandpiper, and here is the article in the September Kite written by Ben Kolstad.

“In the last article we discussed a vexing species pair of sandpipers in the genus Tringa: Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs. In the next two articles, we discuss how to ID a pair . . . → Read More: September 2016 Bird of the Month – Solitary Sandpiper

September 2016 Kite is now online

The September issue of the Everglade Kite is now online.