February 2022 Hernando Audubon Activities

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on January 19, 2022

February 2022 Hernando Audubon Activities

Hernando Audubon Meeting: Native Plants Are for the Birds (and bees, and caterpillars and more!)

Speaker Lilly Browning is the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program Coordinator for Hernando County Utilities Department in the Water Conservation Department. She will explain how including native plants in your landscape is the best way to attract pollinators, including our feathered friends. Lilly will show beautiful native plants that you can use to create a peaceful oasis that is wildlife and people friendly. The meeting will be held on Thursday, February 24 at 7 p.m. at Brooksville Woman’s Club, 131 S. Main Street, Brooksville. Masks and social distancing are required. Contact Bev: [email protected] or 352-686-0460.

Hernando Audubon Big Day/Birdathon, Saturday, February 5.

Everyone can participate by trying to find as many species as they can during the day, whether it is in your own yard or your favorite park. At the end of the day, submit your list of species to [email protected]. This is a fundraiser for Hernando Audubon Society, with proceeds going to help fund local conservation and education programs and our Junior Audubon Club. Mail a pledge to P.O. Box 1678, Brooksville, FL 34605.

Hernando Audubon work day at Florida Audubon’s Ahhochee Hill Sanctuary:

Saturday, February 19, 9 a.m. at 24268 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. Make reservations with Bev: [email protected] or 352-686-0460. We will do annual maintenance on Eastern Bluebird nest boxes and other clean-up projects on the property.

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding, Friday, February 25.

Meet at 8 a.m. at Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. Learn to identify birds at feeders and during a short walk. There will be binoculars available for use. Contact Claudia: [email protected] or 813-244-0305.

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