Events in November 2023

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October 30, 2023
October 31, 2023
November 1, 2023(1 event)

7:00 pm: Educator's Zoom Series - Feeding Birds and Project Feederwatch

7:00 pm 7:30 pm
November 1, 2023

While it sounds easy, sometimes a little knowledge can help make your efforts to bring birds to your schoolyard more successful. Education Coordinator Kathy Rigling has got you covered in this 30 min. zoom. She'll also discuss Project FeederWatch by Cornell Lab and how your class can participate. If you haven't already signed up (once you sign you will receive links to all programs for the year) register at: TBA. Questions email Kathy at riglingkathy@gmail.com

November 2, 2023
November 3, 2023
November 4, 2023(3 events)

7:30 am: Limited Edition Field Trip, Bird & Bike, Lake Apopka Loop Trail, Apopka

7:30 am 11:00 am
November 4, 2023

Join Alan Shapiro and Pete Johnson on a Bike & Bird trip along the Lake Apopka Loop Trail. Biking is a great way to explore the North Shore. We'll meet at Magnolia Park and ride along the shore of Lake Apopka (with frequent stops) looking for Snail Kite, waterbirds, maybe even a migrant warbler in the trees along the shore. Lake Apopka is the second top eBird hotspot in the state of Florida. For details contact Alan at alangrandiflora@gmail.com. Registration required online or at alangrandiflora@gmail.com. Cost: $12 OAS members, $17 non-members.

Magnolia Park
2829 S Binion Rd
Apopka, FL 32703

9:00 am: Green PLACE Nature & Photography Hike, Isle of Pine Preserve

9:00 am 11:30 am
November 4, 2023

Join Orange County Naturalist Beth Jackson and Wildlife Photographer Lee Ann Posavad at the Isle of Pine, an Orange Country Green PLACE. Learn about nature at this preserved place with Beth Jackson and get photo tips and plenty of practice with the assistance of Lee Ann Posavad. Youth, families and others are welcome! FREE. For registration contact Beth Jackson at (407) 836-1481.

Isle of Pines
13694 Lake Mary Jane Rd
Orlando, FL 32832

10:00 am: Lake Eola Fall Festival in the Park, Orlando - Volunteer Opportunity

10:00 am 5:00 pm
November 4, 2023 November 5, 2023

OAS will be sharing our love of birds and conservation at the 52nd Annual Fall Festival in the Park. Artists, crafters, food vendor booths, and other ecological groups will have booths at the downtown park. Volunteer opportunities for this 2-day event are available. Contact Teresa at (407) 718-1977.

Lake Eola Park
512 E. Washington Street
Orlando, FL 32801
November 5, 2023(2 events)

10:00 am: Lake Eola Fall Festival in the Park, Orlando - Volunteer Opportunity

10:00 am 5:00 pm
November 4, 2023 November 5, 2023

OAS will be sharing our love of birds and conservation at the 52nd Annual Fall Festival in the Park. Artists, crafters, food vendor booths, and other ecological groups will have booths at the downtown park. Volunteer opportunities for this 2-day event are available. Contact Teresa at (407) 718-1977.

Lake Eola Park
512 E. Washington Street
Orlando, FL 32801

8:00 am: Young Birder's Club Trip to Clay Island, Astatula

8:00 am 10:30 am
November 5, 2023

The Young Birder's Club will visit Clay Island, a part of the North Shore Restoration area. Possible birds include overwintering waterfowl, waterbirds, Belted Kingfishers and perhaps a Vermillion Flycatcher. This field trip is for birders under 17 or young people interested in becoming birders. Free. Leaders: Kathy Rigling and Susan Thome-Barrett. Register via website or contact Kathy at riglingkathy@gmail.com for meet-up information, loaner binoculars or to register.

Clay Island Trailhead
Clermont, FL 34705
November 6, 2023
November 7, 2023
November 8, 2023(1 event)

7:00 pm: Educator's Zoom Series - Feeding Birds & Project FeederWatch

7:00 pm 7:30 pm
November 8, 2023

OAS Education Coordinator Kathy Rigling discusses Feeding Birds and Project Feederwatch, a Cornell University citizen science project that fits well into the classroom curriculum.

November 9, 2023
November 10, 2023
November 11, 2023
November 12, 2023(2 events)

Belize:OAS 9-Day Tropical Birding with Wildside Nature Tours Begins

November 12, 2023

Located only a few hours from the USA, Belize is home to over 600 species of birds. Easy trails, comfortable climate and easy access to great birding locations make Belize a very special place to learn the tropical families. Join OAS and and guide Glenn Crawford of Wildside Nature Tours on this very special trip. 6-10 Participants. Cost $3,300. Questions and reservations contact Deborah at info@orangeaudubonfl.org.

7:30 am: BIRD SURVEY - Wekiwa Springs

7:30 am
November 12, 2023

Monthly Bird Survey at Wekiwa Springs Park. We will split into 2 groups led by Park Naturalist Paul Lammardo and OAS's Kathy Rigling. We will survey two areas of the park county all birds we see and hear. We will travel through the sandhill and scrub, near small lakes and other transitional areas. Possible birds: Red-headed Woodpeckers, Bachman's Sparrow, Wild Turkeys, Northern Bobwhite, the occasional Short-tailed Hawk. Registration is required with entry directions provided upon registration. Note: survey begins before park opens so DO NOT enter through main entrance. Leaders: Kathy Rigling and Paul Lammardo. Register via web or contact Kathy at riglingkathy@gmail.com.

To be provided upon registration
November 13, 2023
November 14, 2023(1 event)

Christmas Bird Counts - Sign Up

November 14, 2023

The Christmas Bird Count occurs December 14 to January 5 every season. Christmas bird counts are held locally throughout the U.S., just in case you are traveling this holiday season. For information check out the website: https://www.audubon.org/conservation/join-christmas-bird-count#

November 15, 2023
November 16, 2023(2 events)

5:45 pm: OAS Monthly Board Meeting

5:45 pm 6:45 pm
November 16, 2023

OAS Monthly Board Meeting in the Camillia Room

1920 North Forest Avenue
Orlando, FL
United States

7:00 pm: OAS Monthly Program - Restoration of the Kissimmee River with Amber Moore

7:00 pm 8:00 pm
November 16, 2023

Amber Moore is the Manager of FAU's Riverwoods Field Lab sponsored by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). Amber leads the River Channel Vegetation studies that are part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Evaluation Program. She'll update us on the restoration of that important waterway. Join us LIVE at Leu7 Gardens.

1920 North Forest Avenue
Orlando, FL
United States
November 17, 2023
November 18, 2023(1 event)

8:15 am: Monthly Field Trip to Wekiwa Springs State Park, Apopka

8:15 am 11:30 am
November 18, 2023

Our Free monthly field trip takes us to the beautiful Wekiwa State Park in Apopka where we will look for the park's iconic Red-headed Woodpeckers, Bachman's Sparrows, Summer Tanagers and Brown-headed Nuthatches. Regular admission rates apply. We will meet at the Sand Lake Parking lot shortly after 8am. Limited to 15 participants. Leader: Alan Shapiro. Reservation required via website or email Kathy at riglingkathy@gmail.com.

Wekiwa Springs State Park
1800 Wekiwa Circle
Apopka, FL 32712
United States
4076904725
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November 30, 2023(1 event)

NORTH SHORE BIRDING FESTIVAL and Volunteer Opportunity

November 30, 2023 December 4, 2023

Save the Date! Nov 30 to Dec 4 - the North Shore Birding Festival. Participate in field trips on the 20,000-acre Lake Apopka North Shore property and other Central Florida sites. Friday and Saturday night keynotes at Wekiwa Springs State Park with catered dinners are followed by owl and woodcock walks. Add to your life list while exploring a unique birding hotspot only 35–45 minutes from Orlando attractions. Photographers — fantastic shots await! The Lake Apopka North Shore is currently the 2nd top eBird hotspot in Florida. For information on trips and keynotes, visit https://northshorebirdingfestival.com. For volunteer opportunities contact info@orangeaudubonfl.org

December 1, 2023(1 event)

NORTH SHORE BIRDING FESTIVAL and Volunteer Opportunity

November 30, 2023 December 4, 2023

Save the Date! Nov 30 to Dec 4 - the North Shore Birding Festival. Participate in field trips on the 20,000-acre Lake Apopka North Shore property and other Central Florida sites. Friday and Saturday night keynotes at Wekiwa Springs State Park with catered dinners are followed by owl and woodcock walks. Add to your life list while exploring a unique birding hotspot only 35–45 minutes from Orlando attractions. Photographers — fantastic shots await! The Lake Apopka North Shore is currently the 2nd top eBird hotspot in Florida. For information on trips and keynotes, visit https://northshorebirdingfestival.com. For volunteer opportunities contact info@orangeaudubonfl.org

December 2, 2023(1 event)

NORTH SHORE BIRDING FESTIVAL and Volunteer Opportunity

November 30, 2023 December 4, 2023

Save the Date! Nov 30 to Dec 4 - the North Shore Birding Festival. Participate in field trips on the 20,000-acre Lake Apopka North Shore property and other Central Florida sites. Friday and Saturday night keynotes at Wekiwa Springs State Park with catered dinners are followed by owl and woodcock walks. Add to your life list while exploring a unique birding hotspot only 35–45 minutes from Orlando attractions. Photographers — fantastic shots await! The Lake Apopka North Shore is currently the 2nd top eBird hotspot in Florida. For information on trips and keynotes, visit https://northshorebirdingfestival.com. For volunteer opportunities contact info@orangeaudubonfl.org

December 3, 2023(1 event)

NORTH SHORE BIRDING FESTIVAL and Volunteer Opportunity

November 30, 2023 December 4, 2023

Save the Date! Nov 30 to Dec 4 - the North Shore Birding Festival. Participate in field trips on the 20,000-acre Lake Apopka North Shore property and other Central Florida sites. Friday and Saturday night keynotes at Wekiwa Springs State Park with catered dinners are followed by owl and woodcock walks. Add to your life list while exploring a unique birding hotspot only 35–45 minutes from Orlando attractions. Photographers — fantastic shots await! The Lake Apopka North Shore is currently the 2nd top eBird hotspot in Florida. For information on trips and keynotes, visit https://northshorebirdingfestival.com. For volunteer opportunities contact info@orangeaudubonfl.org

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