MEETINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS
South Florida Audubon Meetings
members of the South Florida Audubon Society for monthly meetings from
7:30 to 9 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month from September to
April. The location alternates between Fern Forest Nature Center (FF)
in Coconut Creek and Anne Kolb Nature Center (AK) in Hollywood.
Photos of the award winners of the Broward County Science Fair with their posters can be seen by a Click here .
The next meeting will be held September 19 at Fern Forest Nature Center in Coconut Creek. Details will be provided in August.
Visit our Events page also to see dates for upcoming local and state events as well as further details on upcoming SFAS meetings when these are available.
Audubon Convention 2013
The Audubon Convention is scheduled for July 12-15, 2013
at the Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Washington. The theme is "Taking
Flight Together." Click here for details.
See Birding Florida for list of all Florida Birding Festivals, September through May.
Birding Field Trips
South Florida Audubon Society participates
in local field trips as well as special birding events in South Florida
from Fall to Spring. For birding hotspots in Broward County click here
and for birding festivals in Florida click here. For international birding click here.
Tropical Audubon Society provides one day and weekend birding field trips farther south. They also maintain a blog on sightings of rare birds in South Florida. Click here to visit their website.
Audubon Society of the Everglades also has a series of birding field trips. Click here is their calendar of events.
Eco-Movie Events are available on the fourth Tuesday of each
month at UF/IFAS Broward Education Extension Office at 3245 College
Ave., Davie, FL 33314.
These eco-movies are being co-sponsored by
South Florida Audubon Society, Broward County Environmental Education
Council (EEC), and the Green League of Broward in conjunction with
Sawgrass Nature Center.
films represent many hours of research and production to help educate
the community about the ecosystems around us. After each movie, there
is a panel discussion on ways to make a positive impact based on the
topic of the day.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology News
Cornell Lab of Ornithology gathers information on bird distributions and conducts research projects on varied bird populations. They offer citizen science opportunities as well as a wide range of resources.
Visit their website for information on Project Feeder Watch
and the annual Great Backyard Bird Count.
Check out also their listing of Community Events. Click here
Teen birders can connect with peers and access resources on birding as well as explore career and college options on a website designed for them. Click here
to access it.
Sign up for their emailed newsletter to help you stay up-to-date.
Publications on Birding
Princeton Press has new publications on birding and nature ranging from The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors to the Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees. Click here
for the spring and summer 2013 titles and click here
for the 2012 publications on birds.