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Chinsegut Conservation Center November 2019 Programs

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on October 21, 2019

For program reservations (352) 754-6722

Chinsegut Conservation Center November 2019 Programs

November 1 st 10:00 AM
To feed or not to feed: the question that often plagues the mind of animal lovers and nature enthusiasts is whether feeding wildlife does more harm or good. This program discusses the ethics, laws and results of feeding wildlife, learn who to feed, when to feed and how to feed responsibly. Free class for adults. No need to register.

November 2nd 9 – 2
Bird Box Build-a-thon: Our annual event to create space at home for wildlife by creating a nesting box, roost or house. This year options include a detailed workshop with bat expert Shari Clark, build a bee house with the IFAS Extension office and of course a selection of birdhouses. Reserve yours by calling the center today (352) 754-6722.

November 5th, 12-4 PM
Wild ABOUT Florida: Four-week adult course on land management, environmental and history learning opportunities, state volunteer programs, native landscaping, conservation, and Florida wildlife. Class is
offered each Tuesday in November from 12PM until 4 PM. Enrollment is for all four classes. Cost $20.00 per person includes many resource books for participants to keep. Register by calling (352) 754-6722.
Dates Nov 5 th , 12 th , 19 th , 26 th

November 6th 11:00 AM
Birding Brunch: Not-a-Clue Adventures is hosting a special brunch and learn on birding. Chinsegut is a great location to watch birds and learn tips and tricks for birding. Brunch includes informal birding discussion, an opportunity to birdwatch and of course a bird-themed brunch. $12.00 per person pre-paid reservations required at NotAClueAdventures.com

November 8th 10-12
Nature Photography Workshop: This free workshop with professional photographer Alice Herden will introduce you to thinking like a nature photographer, set the scene, take the shot and come away with some amazing photos from Chinsegut WEA. Class is free, please RSVP online or by phone so we know how many visitors to expect.

November 9th 9:00 AM
3-D Archery: Archers should arrive by 9 AM to join us for this shoot. The course is 15 lanes with 3-D target variety. Sight in your bow on the range. Small fee applies to help us continue to maintain our equipment.
Call (352) 754-6722 for more information, no registration required. Join Drawn by Grace archers for provided lunch following shoot.
Allow 3-4 hours to participate fully.

November 15 th 10:00 AM
Animal Id; Skulls: Become a masterful animal identifier by learning how to notice key features of skulls which give clues to their origin. Animal skulls can indicate species age, gender and more if you know what to look for. This is a free lecture for adult audiences. No need to register.
1 Hour Program

November 16 th 2:00 PM
Children in the WILD, Pee-wee Archery: Children ages 5-9 are invited to join us each month at Chinsegut for a program just for kids. Meet live animals, explore outdoors or create a craft. These guide one-hour programs are free of cost and feature new topics each month. Register online at MyFWC.com or call (352) 754-6722. This month’s topic: Archery

November 22nd 8:00 AM
Beginning Birding: Volunteers from the Hernando Audubon Society will be at Chinsegut to offer a guided birding hike. Hike a little or a lot, up to you, there is plenty to see from the back porch of the Center or along the trails. Field guides and binoculars may be borrowed from the Center. This is a free program offered monthly through April, no need to register.

November 22nd 3:00 PM
The Red-Cockaded Woodpecker: Once a bird distributed through the Southeast the Red-cockaded woodpecker is a story of tragedy and hope. Hear how this resilient little bird shapes our pine forest ecology and then take a trip to see some woodpeckers as they return to their evening roosts. RSVP to attend, requires a 20 mile drive to roost.
3 Hour Program

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