OVERNIGHT TRIPS

OVERNIGHT TRIPS
Cathy Davis (cathydavis@hotmail.com) and Harma Nyhof (birdsrq@gmail.com)

January 14, 2018: Join SAS on a tour of STA 2 . We will overnight in Clewiston on January 13, as the tour starts promptly at 8 am on January 14. It is a 3+ hour driving and birding tour organized by Everglades Audubon with an emphasis on a large variety of waterfowl. Once the tour starts they lock the gates and you have to stay with the group until the end. Cost tour: $10.  The hotel is a negotiated rate of $120/room/night. Sign up deadline is November 12, 2017.

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April 13-15: St. Mark’s Wildlife Refuge/Tall Timbers:  Join SAS as we explore St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge the morning of Saturday, April 14, 2018, with an experienced local guide. Lunch will be at a cafe nearby, after which we join our guide to Apalachicola NF to look for Red-cockaded Woodpecker, Bachman’s Sparrow and migrating Warblers. You are free to return to St. Marks instead if you like. At the end of the day, we will drive to Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy (about an hour drive from St Marks) where we will spend the night at their facilities (basic amenities). Limited availability, so please let us know right away if you want to stay there. It is $35/pp, 2 single beds per room. There are hotels within 20-30 minutes drive. After a continental breakfast at Tall Timbers, prepared by the trip leaders, we will go on a guided birding tour of the grounds via open wagon. There will be a banding demonstration as part of the tour. The tour will end around 1 pmIncluded in the $40 registration fee are both guides and Sunday breakfast. 

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Contact Cathy at cathydavis11@hotmail.com or Harma at birdsrq@gmail.com for more information.
Online sign up preferred.