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MARION AUDUBON SOCIETY
Schedule for Meetings and Programs

All meetings for Marion Audubon members
and guests and prospective members will be held at the Discovery Center at Tuscawilla Park.
There will be a walk around the lake at 8:30
Refreshments will be available before the 10:00 program
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NOVEMBER 11 BIRDING BY EAR Presented By NORM LANTZ Followed by meeting of CBC
          Leaders and interested participants Judy Greenberg, Larry Sutton, Ann Hannon
                    ****
DECEMBER 18 SW MARION COUNTY CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT
          Judy Greenberg, Larry Sutton
                    ****
JANUARY 13, 8:30 OCALA’S WETLANDS GROUNDWATER RECHARGE PARK
          Presenter By RACHEL SLOCUMB
                    ****
FEBRUARY 3 RESTORING THE OCKLAWAHA RIVER
          Presented By ERIKA RITTER
                    ****
MARCH 10 PLANTS FOR BIRDS
          Presented By JACQUI SULEK
                  ****
APRIL 8 ANNUAL PICNIC and BOOK SALE and RAFFLE
          for MEMBERS AND GUESTS at FORT KING
          Walk at 8:00 – Program at 10:30 – Food at 11:30

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Member Program Schedule


MARION AUDUBON SOCIETY
NATURE WALK & KAYAK SCHEDULE
2017-2018

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TUSCAWILLA PARK NATURE WALKS
(829 NE Sanchez Ave,
Ocala, FL 34470)

Meet in the loby of the Discovery Center at 8:00 a.m.

2017-2018
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

 

INDIAN LAKE STATE FOREST
(8126 NE 58th Ave., Silver Springs,
FL 34488)

Meet at the Bear-N-Oak Trailhead
at 8:00 a.m.

2017-2018
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Saturday, February 24, 2018

 

FORT KING NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK PARK NATURE WALKS
(3925 E. Fort King St.,Ocala FL 34470)

Meet in front of the Visitor's Center at 8:00 a.m.

NOTE: September 9th walk canceled
due to storm threat.

Saturday, September 9, 2017
NOTE: September 9th walk canceled
due to storm threat.

Saturday, November 11, 2017
Saturday, January 13, 2018


Picnic, Program and Walk
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Walk at 8:30 am - Program at 11:00 am - Picnic at 12:00pm
All day Auction, Book sale and
other items

 

SILVER SPRINGS
CONSERVATION AREA
NATURE WALKS

(5415 NE 7th St., Ocala, FL 34470)

Meet at the trail entrance area
at 8:00 a.m.

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Saturday, February 17, 2018


 

SHOLOM PARK NATURE WALKS
(7110 SW 80th Ave., Ocala, FL 34481)

Meet at the trail entrance at 8:30 a.m.

NOTE: September 11th walk canceled
due to storm threat.

Monday, September 11, 2017
NOTE: September 11th walk canceled
due to storm threat.

Monday, October 9, 2017,
Monday, November 13, 2017
Monday, January 15, 2018
Monday, February 12, 2018
Monday, March 12, 2018


 

SILVER SPRINGS FOREST
CONSERVATION AREA

(6381 CR 326, Silver Springs,
FL 34488)

Meet at the East 326 entrance
1.5 miles north of State Road 40
at 8:00 a.m.

!!! NOTICE: Time change for the 10/28
field trip from 8:00 to 8:30.
This trip only !!!

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Saturday, April 21, 2018


 

SILVER SPRINGS STATE PARK
KAYAK BIRDING

(5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Silver Springs, FL, 34488)

Meet at Silver Springs State Park (Main Entrance) Kayak Launch at 9:00 a.m.. You may rent your kayak at the kayak concession table as soon as you arrive. If you have your own kayak launch fee is $6 and you must bring life vest with a whistle. All kayakers are required to bring water, sun hat, lunch and a snack. Total time is four hours on the river. We will stop for a break at the ramp, which has bathrooms and tables, two miles downstream.

Friday, October 13, 2017
Friday, December 15, 2017
Friday, February 16, 2018
Friday, April 6, 2018


 



MARION COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY'S PROGRAMS

FOREST PUBLIC LIBRARY
(905 County Route 314A,
Ocklawaha, FL 32179)

Saturday, September 16, 2017
at 10:30 a.m.
"Rewards of Backyard Birding"

Saturday October 14, 2017
at 10:30 a.m.
"Owls and Raptors"

Saturday January 20th, 2018
at 10:30 a.m.
"Birding 101"

Saturday, February 10th, 2018
at 10:30 a.m.
"Sandhill Cranes"



   

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Nature Walks 2017-2018

Marion Audubon has a few pairs of binoculars for loan during our
outdoor activities. While enjoying the outdoors in Florida you should wear appropriate clothing and shoes, bring a hat, water, sun screen, binoculars and insect repellant.

Dates and times subject to change, visit our web site for updates.


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