A 29 hour birding contest for professionals, beginners and kids.
Enjoy a true outdoor learning experience with seminars, field trips
and workshops led by professionals and fabulous bird and wildlife
viewing opportunities. Exhibits, socials andkids activities make this
a great time for the whole family.
Come and enjoy the Orlando Wetlands Park Festival on Saturday from
9am-3pm. This world renowned example of Wetlands Engineering is a
1,650 acre oasis for flora, fauna, and feathered friends near the Ft.
Christmas Park in Christmas, Florida. Free to all!
A 3-day birding and ecology festival in the Main and Shark Valley
sections of Everglades National Park. Included: naturalist guided
birdwatching, luxury coach transportation to sites and trails, 2
nights lodging at famous Flamingo Lodge, 7 meals, full use of park
facilities, exhibitors, and evening seminars on birdlife, habitats
and restoration of the Everglades. Optional boating, canoeing,
kayaking, biking, fishing, back-country hiking are available.
The Swamp Fest, a good old-fashioned family fun festival, is
located the Linda Pederson Park at Jenkins Creek. Come and enjoy!
Entertainment - Swamp Foods - Wild Life Exhibits - Art and Craft
Vendors - Swamp Costume Contest - Swamp Fest T-shirt Contest
Festival includes guest speakers, tours, presentations and
exhibits. Dr. Jerome Jackson, author of "In Search of the
Ivory-billed Woodpecker" will give the keynote speech. Julie
Brashears Wraithmell with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission, will give a presentation on the fifth and final section
of the Great Florida Birding Trail, opening next February. Linda
White, Birds of Prey Center, lecturing on the Eagle Watch Program.
"Kids are for the Birds," event for children in Tom Perry Memorial
Park in the Moore Haven's historic riverfront district. There will
also be numerous tours offered, which include, viewing eagle nesting
sites at Brighton Seminole Reservation and a Sugarland Barn Owl tour.
Art & Crafts vendor booths.