Hernando Audubon September Activities

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on August 13, 2020

Hernando Audubon September Activities

Audubon Florida Meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 6 p.m. A Guide to Restoring the Little Things That Run the World.

Live Webinar with Dr. Doug Tallamy. Dr. Tallamy is a professor of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology and has taught insect-related courses for 40 years. Chief among his research goals is to better understand the many ways insects interact with plants and how such interactions determine the diversity of animal communities, especially our birds. Dr. Tallamy’s new book Nature’s Best Hope is a New York Times Best Seller. To join the meeting, send an email with the subject “Sept. 22” to hernandoaudubonpresident@gmail.com

Hernando Audubon Meeting about Florida Scrub-Jay, Thursday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m.

The Ecology of the Florida Scrub-Jay will be the topic of a webinar by Marianne Korosy, the director of Bird Conservation for Audubon Florida. This bird, which is native only to Florida, has suffered population declines because of loss of habitat. Due to Covid-19, this meeting will be held on the Internet via Zoom. To join the meeting, send an email with the subject “Sept. 24” to hernandoaudubonpresident@gmail.com.  For information, contact: Bev, 352-686-0460, bevalhansen@gmail.com.

Hernando Audubon Beginning Birding: Friday, September 25

Participants are limited. Make reservations with Linda: text 352-428-2629 or email lindalark85@gmail.com. Masks required. Meet at 8 a.m. at Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. Learn to identify birds at feeders and during a short walk. There will be binoculars available for use.

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Big Pine, Saturday, September 26

Participants are limited. Make reservations with Claudia: camsler36@gmail.com or 813-244-0305. Masks required. At 8 a.m. meet in the parking lot of the Big Pine Tract of Chinsegut Wildlife and Environmental Area, 12060 Old Crystal River Road, north of Brooksville. We will walk about 2 miles on a trail through a longleaf pine habitat that leads to a wetland. Expect to see many woodpeckers and some songbirds.

Bev Hansen, 352-686-0460



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