Alachua Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society

Field Trips

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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Mar 1 @ 8:30 am
Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida’s newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking tour. Birders of all levels welcome. Where: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, on the south side of Gainesville, 3/4 mile east of … Continue reading
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Morningside Nature Center (CLEP) 8:00 am
Morningside Nature Center (CLEP)
Mar 4 @ 8:00 am
Meet Geoff Parks for a visit to one of Gainesville’s premier nature parks featuring over six miles of trails through sandhills, flatwoods, cypress domes, and beautifully-restored native longleaf pines and wiregrass habitat. Morningside also features a working 19th-century farm, a … Continue reading
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Introduction to Birding 6:00 pm
Introduction to Birding @ Newberry Branch Library
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Who are these people walking around with binoculars having so much fun? And how do you get into the world of “Birding” anyway? Scott Flamand, Alachua Audubon Vice-President, will share his delight and his expertise on this fascinating hobby. Come. … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Mar 8 @ 8:30 am
Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida’s newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking tour. Birders of all levels welcome. Where: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, on the south side of Gainesville, 3/4 mile east of … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Mar 15 @ 8:30 am
Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida’s newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking tour. Birders of all levels welcome. Where: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, on the south side of Gainesville, 3/4 mile east of … Continue reading
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Bolen Bluff Trail 8:00 am
Bolen Bluff Trail
Mar 18 @ 8:00 am
Meet trip leader Bob Carroll at the Bolen Bluff trailhead on US-441. Bolen Bluff is one of Gainesville’s perennial favorite birding locations. Join us for a walk through these oak uplands on the southern rim of Paynes Prairie. Resident birds … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Mar 22 @ 8:30 am
Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida’s newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking tour. Birders of all levels welcome. Where: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, on the south side of Gainesville, 3/4 mile east of … Continue reading
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Mill Creek Preserve 7:30 am
Mill Creek Preserve
Mar 25 @ 7:30 am
In 2002 the Alachua County Forever program made its first conservation land purchase, the Mill Creek Preserve, 1190 acres of deep hardwood forest containing the southernmost stand of beech trees in North America. Meet trip leader Deena Mickelson at the … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Mar 29 @ 8:30 am
Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida’s newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking tour. Birders of all levels welcome. Where: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, on the south side of Gainesville, 3/4 mile east of … Continue reading
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