Alachua Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society

Field Trips

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Holiday Social and Pot Luck (NO Silent Auction) 6:30 pm
Holiday Social and Pot Luck (NO Silent Auction)
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In place of the traditional Silent Auction, AAS will offer alternative fund raising activities. We will be selling bird and nature-related books, CDs, and DVDs for very reasonable prices. Donate to AAS by contributing bird and nature-related books that you … Continue reading
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Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive 6:30 am
Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive
Dec 4 @ 6:30 am
Lake Apopka is in the headwaters of the Ocklawaha River and has been the site of significant marsh and floodplain restoration and the creation of a marsh flow-way system that filters Lake Apopka’s waters by circulating lake water through restored … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Dec 7 @ 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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La Chua Trail 8:00 am
La Chua Trail
Dec 10 @ 8:00 am
Meet Matt Bruce at the trailhead on Camp Ranch Rd. La Chua is one of the best spots in north Florida to get close looks at sparrows as well as wintering raptors, waterfowl, and Sandhill Cranes. Entry fee $4 per … Continue reading
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Dec 14 @ 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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Christmas Bird Count
Christmas Bird Count
Dec 18 all-day
Contact Andy Kratter (kratter@flmnh.ufl.edu; 352-226-2462) or Bob Carroll (gatorbob23 @yahoo.com; 352-281-3616) if you are interested in participating in this all-day event. Difficulty: 3 (may involve elevation change, uneven terrain, and/or walking distances greater than two miles).
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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands 8:30 am
Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Dec 21 @ 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
Dec 28 @ 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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