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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society Sept. events

7 September: Monthly Meeting and Presentation:  “Southeasten Hummingbirds—A lot more than you might think”, by Fred Bassett, founder of Hummingbird Research, Inc and federally certified bird bander. Bassett has banded over 35,000 hummingbirds from Miami, Fl to Haines Alaska. The … Continue reading

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Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 14, 2017

A great day for outdoor family fun Walton Outdoors will be hosting our eighth annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the beautiful waterfront location … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society hosting presentation Aug. 3

3 August: Monthly Meeting and Presentation:  “Two months in a Tropical Rainforest” by Ron Weiss Ed.D. Dr Weiss is a certified Master Bird Bander and for 20 years Founder and Executive Director of the Chipper Woods Bird Observatory in Indianapolis. … Continue reading

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A colorful journey awaits you on Econfina Creek

Spring fed creek a natural wonder Part of Florida’s Greenways and Trails, the Econfina Creek in Bay and Washington counties is many a paddlers’ favorite journey in the Florida Panhandle. Pack a lunch and bring your snorkel, for you are … Continue reading

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Audubon Florida’s rooftop coordinator takes sky-high approach to protect nesting least terns

Emily McKiddy, Audubon Florida’s Panhandle rooftop coordinator, works year-round from Pensacola to Panama City. She surveys a variety of gravel rooftop-nesting birds and works with building owners, volunteers, and partners to return tiny, fallen chicks to rooftop nests and to install protective measures … Continue reading

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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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