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Florida Audubon seeking shorebird stewards for area state parks

Do you like the beach? Do you want to help our coastal wildlife survive? Become a part of the statewide efforts to help protect Florida’s beach-nesting shorebirds. It’s that time of year again when Florida’s rare shorebirds are nesting on … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society May 2017 events

4 May: Monthly Meeting and Presentation: “Gopher Tortoise Biology and Conservation” By Erica Laine, Wildlife Biologist, Eglin AFB Natural Resources. Eglin AFB has recently undertaken a large project to provide habitat for tortoises displaced by commercial development in other regions … Continue reading

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Paddle, swim, fish or cave dive at Merritt’s Mill Pond in Marianna

Spring fed pond a natural wonder to explore What do Jackson Blue, Shangri-la, Twin Caves, Indian Wash Tub, Hole-in-the-Wall, Gator Hole, and Hidey Hole have in common? They are all names of springs feeding into the crystal clear waters of … Continue reading

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Explore the natural beauty of Blackwater River State Forest

Lakes, trails, rivers offer endless recreation Boasting more than 210,000 acres of long leaf pine forests, lakes, streams and rivers, Blackwater River State Forest is a great place to explore nature. As one of the largest and oldest State forests … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society April events

6 April Monthly Meeting and Presentation: “Bug Eyes: What Do Insects See, and How Do We Know” By John Douglass, Scientist. Insect eyes are drastically different from vertebrate eyes, but having good vision can be extremely important for survival whether … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society events for March 2017

March 2 Monthly Meeting and Presentation: “Florida Fisheries-Independent Monitoring Program: Implications for Management and a Glimpse at Efforts From the Panhandle Region and Beyond” by David A Gandy, fishery scientist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Apalachicola Bay … Continue reading

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