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Hernando Audubon Meeting: The Importance of Conservation in Central Florida: Barbara Walker

Brooksville Woman's Club 131 S. Main St, Brooksville, FL

The presentation summarizes how raptors utilize resources in Central Florida and examines potential threats to the future of raptors in Florida. A few live hawks will be displayed. Barbara is Board President for Tampa Bay Raptor Rescue, and is Bird of Prey Director at Moccasin Lake Nature Park in Clearwater. Masks and social distancing are […]

Free

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Big Pine

Meet in the parking lot of the Big Pine Tract of Chinsegut Wildlife and Environmental Area, 12060 Old Crystal River Road, north of Brooksville. We will walk about 2 miles on a trail through longleaf pine habitat that leads to a wetland. Expect to see many woodpeckers and some songbirds. Contact Claudia: [email protected] or 813-244-0305.

Free

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding

Chinsegut Conservation Center and WEA 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, FL

Learn to identify birds at feeders and during a short walk. There will be binoculars available for use. For information, contact Linda: [email protected] or text 352-428-2629.

Free

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Perry Oldenburg

Perry Oldenburg Mitigation Park 13489 Government Rd, Brooksville, FL

Meet in the parking lot at 13489 Government Road, Brooksville. From US-41 turn east on Deer Run Road. At the intersection with Government Road, go straight in the right lane. Along the 1.5 mile trail through sandhill and hardwood hammock and a powerline right-of-way, expect to see American Kestrel, Loggerhead Shrike, hawks, woodpeckers, other woodland […]

Free

Hernando Audubon Meeting: All About Florida Manatees

Brooksville Woman's Club 131 S. Main St, Brooksville, FL

Brittany Hall-Scharf will speak about the life history of these salt-water mammals found off Florida’s coasts. She will discuss the several threats to this species that have reduced the population in recent years. Brittany works as Hernando County's Florida Sea Grant Agent with the UF/IFAS Extension Office. Masks and social distancing are required. Contact Bev: […]

Free

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding

Chinsegut Conservation Center and WEA 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, FL

Learn to identify birds at feeders and during a short walk. There will be binoculars available for use. For information, contact Linda: [email protected] or text 352-428-2629.

Free

Hernando Audubon Beginners Class on Photographing Birds with a DSLR Camera

Ahhochee Hill Wildlife Sanctuary 24064 Lake Lindsey Rd, Brooksville, FL

Instructor Alice Mary Herden will focus this photography class simply on learning the basic functions of a DSLR camera. There are times when the technical side gets too overwhelming, and many people lose the real purpose of investing in a camera. This class will simplify terms in order for you to enjoy photographing nature and […]

Free

Hernando Audubon Kayaking Trip at Hunters Lake

Kenlake Boat Ramp 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill, FL

We plan to kayak this lake for several hours looking for a variety of wading birds and ducks. Participation on this trip is limited, so please reserve a spot with the trip leader: [email protected] or 904-303-0919. Please note: the fee for kayaking the lake is $5, payable by credit card only. The boat ramp is […]

Free

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip at Withlacoochee River Park

Withlacoochee River Park 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd, Dade City, FL

The park is at 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd., Dade City, Pasco County. Meet at 8 a.m. in the canoe launch parking lot. (This is the first parking lot on the left after entering the park.) We expect to see woodland birds and a few waders along the river. Contact Gwen: [email protected] or 206-659-2677.

Free

Hernando Audubon Birding and Biking on the Withlacoochee Trail

Lake Townsen Preserve Park 28011 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, FL

Meet at 8 a.m. at Lake Townsen Preserve Park, 28011 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. We will bike about 6 miles north before returning. This beautiful section passes through forests and fields, where we will stop periodically.

Free

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding

Chinsegut Conservation Center and WEA 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, FL

Learn to identify birds at feeders and during a short walk. There will be binoculars available for use. For information, contact Linda: [email protected] or text 352-428-2629.

Free

Hernando Audubon Birding with Merlin App

Chinsegut Conservation Center and WEA 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, FL

Learn how to use the birding app Merlin Bird ID to help you identify birds by description, photo, or sound. Before the class, download Merlin (free) on your smart phone. The group size is limited, so make reservations with Claudia: [email protected] or 813-244-0305.

Free

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to SunWest Park

SunWest Park 17362 Old Dixie Hwy, Hudson, FL

SunWest Park has been developed around a former limestone mine creating a 70-acre spring-fed lake. It attracts ducks, shorebirds, gulls, and terns. Meet at 8 a.m. in the southern parking lot at 17362 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson. Daily passes can be purchased on site for $5.00 a day with debit/credit cards. NO CASH IS ACCEPTED

Free

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