Orange Audubon Society’s Spring 2015

Beginners’ Bird Watching Class

Saturdays – March 7, 14 and 21, 2015

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Our April program will be J.D. Sutton impersonating
William Bartram: Puc Puggy's Travels in Florida
April 16th—mark your calendar now!


 

OAS Co-sponsors 15th Annual Orlando Wetlands Festival

 

The 15th annual Orlando Wetlands Festival will be held on February 21, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Ft. Christmas Historical Park (1300 N. Ft. Christmas Road). While parking and vendors will be at Ft. Christmas Historical Park, shuttle buses will take visitors to nearby Orlando Wetlands Park. The City of Orlando, Orange County Parks and Recreation and Orange Audubon Society (OAS) sponsor the event. OAS members lead nature and photography hikes as well as nature bus tours through Orlando Wetlands Park. OAS will also be selling nature-oriented merchandise including t-shirts, tote bags, signs and mugs (cash, check and credit cards accepted). Follow this link to download the flyer: http://www.cityoforlando.net/wetlands/.

 

OAS needs your assistance!  To volunteer at the kids’ art table, OAS Outreach table and/or to sell merchandise, please contact Teresa at mwilliams@cfl.rr.com or (407) 644-0796. No experience is necessary.        

 


 

Florida Native Plant and Wildlife-Friendly

Yard Tour Saturday – April 11, 2015

Central Florida landscapes are deserts for wildlifewasting water on environmentally-unfriendly plants, using pesticides and fertilizers that leach into water bodies, Yet some homeowners have learned that native, wildlife-friendly plants draw wildlife to their yards, and conserve water.

Orange Audubon Society and the Florida Native Plant Society will host a Native Plant and Wildlife-Friendly Yard Tour on April 11, 2015 from  9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This collaborated tour will showcase some home yards that are wildlife-friendly and attractive.  

For more information, CLICK HERE or contact Deborah Green at sabalpress@mac.com or (407) 637-2525. 

 


 

Announcing

Orange Audubon Society's

2015 (27th Annual)

Kit and Sidney Chertok

Nature Photography Contest

CLICK HERE for details

 


ALL PROGRAMS

September 2014 June 2015

All meetings and programs are free and open to the public. They take place on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM (except June, which starts at 6:00 PM) in the Camellia Room at Leu Gardens in Orlando.

 

For directions to Leu Gardens visit:

http://www.leugardens.org/plan/directions.htm

 

Sep 18........Water, Land and Birds Conserving

..................all that Makes Florida Special

..................Eric Draper

Oct 16……..Brown-headed NuthatchSmallest

                  Bird on Orange County's Social

      ............RegisterJim Cox

Nov 20........Venezuelan BirdingBruce Anderson

Dec 18 .......Optics and DigiscopingPanel

     .............with Colonial Photo and Hobby,

     .............Mosquito Creek Outdoors, and Wild

      ............Birds Unlimited

Jan1 5 ........Ephemeral Wetlands and Rare

     .............AmphibiansRebecca Means

Feb 19........Radar Birding 101Angel and Mariel Abreu

Mar 19........Improving your nature photographyVince Lamb

Apr 16.........William Bartram: Puc Puggy's Travels

     .............iin FloridaJ.D. Sutton

May 21........Fins to FeathersDebbie Salamone

Jun 18.........OAS Silent Auction & Hospitality

...................(Starts at 6:00 PM) and 27th Annual

...................Chertok Nature Photography Contest

 

Please join us for these fun and informative programs!

 


Boy Scouts Build

Chimney Swift Tower

at Orlando Wetlands Park

Click here for more information