Alachua Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society


 All AAS Programs are free and open to the general public.

New Hours!

Millhopper Library where we have our Audubon programs has changed their closing time. The library now closes at 8:00 p.m. during the week. This means that our programs will now need to start at 6:30 p.m.


Urban Mockingbird Song Diversity

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Millhopper Library, 6:30 p.m., (social time 6:00 p.m.)

The Northern Mockingbird is our Florida State Bird and Floridians love hearing its rich repertoire of calls and songs. A U of FL researcher is studying this bird right here in our Northwest Gainesville neighborhoods! Is there more song diversity in urban or rural Mockingbirds? What has been learned?


Saving Wildlife – Serving Community:

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Millhopper Library, 6:30 p.m. (social time 6:00 p.m.)

Injured, orphaned, displaced wildlife are only part of our mission. Equally important are human interactions and conservation efforts.

Note: This talk precedes an Alachua Audubon field trip to look for birds on
the grounds of Sunrise Wildlife Rehabilitation in High Springs the following
Saturday, February 22. Public welcome.


A Fight Against Time

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Millhopper Library, 6:30 p.m. (social time 6:00 p.m.)

Nordmann’s Greenshank is one of the most endangered shorebirds on our planet. Listen to Philipp Maleko tell of his adventures in Eastern Russia working with Russian ornithologist wading through bog and forest to study this rare animal.  


Adventures and Discoveries Through Photography

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, Millhopper Library, 6:00 social time 6:30 program

Over the last 15 years, Drew Fulton’s photography has taken him to some incredible and unexpected places. From the swamps of Florida Everglades to the outback of Australia, from the sea floor in Turkey to the high forest canopy of Borneo, join Drew as he takes you on a journey through his lens and shares some of the natural history stories he experienced along the way.


Programs are held at the Millhopper Library, 3145 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, unless otherwise noted.


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