Fall Bay Day celebration at St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve Oct. 1

September 12, 2016

A view of St. Joseph Bay from a viewing tower at the St. Joe Bay Preserve visitor's center. Lori Ceier/Walton OutdoorsDate/time: Sat., Oct. 1, 2016 – 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. EST

Bay County Audubon Society and Friends of St. Joseph Bay Preserves present the opportunity to tour the Buffer and Aquatic Preserves and learn about birds and life along the bay. Guided tours of backwoods trails of the Buffer Preserve will be offered at 8:00 am, 9:30 am, 11:00 am, 12:30pm, and 2:00 ET. Our very own Ron Houser will be leading a birding trip!

Explore the Shore guided walk at 10 am ET. Shore Birds walk at the Cape will be at 8 am ET. An Aquatic Touch Tank will be presented by staff of the St. Joseph Bay Aquatic Preserve. Live music by Crossroads Bluegrass throughout the day. There will be a Low Country Shrimp Boil from 11:00am – 2:00pm ET, $10.00 donation. All other activities are free. Please arrive early for scheduled activities since some have limited space. See www.stjosephbaypreserves.org for schedule and information.

The St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve is located at 3915 Highway C-30, Port St. Joe, FL (map)