March 6: Monthly Meeting Program: “Beach-Nesting Birds: Florida’s Original Beach Babies” Join Bonnie Samuelsen, Project Manager for Audubon Florida’s Coastal Bird Stewardship Program for an amazing photo presentation on Florida’s Beach Nesting Birds. Learn about these rare and declining birds and the statewide efforts to protect them.
The meeting will be held in Room 130 on the ground floor of the Student Services Center at the Niceville campus of Northwest Florida State College, and will begin at 6:30 p.m. with socializing and light refreshments. The meeting is free and open to the interested public. For more information, call Walt Spence at 850-582-7064.
March 1: Bird Walk Join Carole Goodyear for a bird walk in the Bluewater/Raintree/White Point area. See raptors, woodpeckers, wading birds, and spring migrants with an experienced birder. Meet at the Winn Dixie on Hwy 20 in Bluewater Bay at 7:30 a.m. Call Carole at 850-897-2666 for more info.
March 15: Bird Walk Join local ornithologist, Lenny Fenimore, on a birding excursion to the Okaloosa County Landfill. This location consistently provides the highest species counts of any place in the county, and is a good spot to see spring migrants. Meet at the Coach and 4 Restaurant at 1313 Lewis Turner Blvd at 7:30 a.m. Call Lenny at 850-863-2039 for more info.