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Field Trips 2017-18

 

Our field trips and programs are open to anyone who has an interest in learning about Florida’s environment.  Call or email the trip leader prior to the trip for directions and information

 

CAS strongly encourages car pooling and helping the driver with gas expenses. If you want to go on a field trip and do not want to car pool then you may want to consider meeting the group at the destination.

 

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October

October 7th Monthly Bird Walk at Moccasin Lake Nature Park.  Meet at 8:00am  Leader - Madeleine Bohrer 748-6885.

October 13-15 Florida Birding Festival, Tampa Fl. Florida Birding Festival.


October 21st Werner Boyce State Park, New Port Richey. Meet at the Walgreens at the corner of US19 and Curlew Rd. on the SW corner at 7:00am. Carpooling $ and lunch in Tarpon Springs following the walk. Park Ranger Alan Miller will be our guide. Leader - Dale Goebel 510-1462

October 28th Ft. DeSoto Park. Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:15am Leader - Lynn Sumerson 215-7477.

November

November 4th Monthly Bird Walk at Moccasin Lake Nature Park. Meet at 8:00am  Leader - Madeleine Bohrer 748-6885.

November 11th Fred Howard Park. Meet at Park shelter 9 at 7:30am. Leader - Dale Goebel 510-1462

November 18th Honeymoon Island SP. Shorebirds, eagle/owl nests. Meet behind the McDonald’s on the corner of Curlew and Alt 19 at 8:00am. Leader - Steve Reardon 871-2706.

November 25th Sawgrass Lake Park. We will be looking for fall warblers. Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:30am. Leader - Dale Goebel 510-1462

December

December 2nd Monthly Bird Walk at Moccasin Lake Nature Park. Meet at 8:00am  Leader - Madeleine Bohrer 748-6885.

December 9th John Chestnut Park meet at sheleter 6 at 8:00am. Leader - Steve Reardon 871-2706

December 16th St. Petersburg CBC. Want to help? Contact Don Mergeson 415-1371

December 23rd North Pinellas CBC Contact Paul Trunk 430-0368. Countdown at the Trunk's.

December 30th Weedon Island St. Pete. Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. 8:00am. Leader John Hood 461-4762.

January

January 6th Monthly Bird Walk at Moccasin Lake Nature Park. Meet at 8:00am  Leader - Madeleine Bohrer 748-6885.

January 4-7th NORTH FLORIDA. Leader - Paul Trunk 430-0368. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. TRIP IS FILLED

January 13th Lake Chataqua Park. Meet at the pier/dock (back of the park) at 8:00am. Leader - Cuneyt Yilmaz 657-0803.

January 20th Courtney Campbell Causeway and Cooper's point. Meet at the western beach 8:00am. Come and learn about our wintering shorebirds from Bob Lane 330-531-3127.


January 27th Possum Branch Preserve. Meet at gated entrance just south of Curlew Rd. on McMullen Booth Rd. at 8:00am. Leader -Cuneyt Yilmaz 657-0803.

Feburary

February 3rd RAPTOR FEST Boyd Hill Nature Preserve St. Petersburg 10am - 4pm www.raptorfest.org

February 10th Weeki Wachee Preserve - Nicky Armstrong Meet at the Walgreens at the corner of US19 and Curlew Rd. on the SW corner at 5:00am. We will meet Bev Hansen at the RCW site. We will head to Weeki Wachee Preserve about 8:15am.

Same Day Feb. 10th Weeki Wachee Preserve - Meet at 8:00AM at the Walgreens at the corner of
US19 and Curlew Rd. on the SW corner. Contact for both trips -Leader - Nicky Armstrong 286-1981.

February 17th Circle B Bar Ranch Lakeland. Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:00am. Bring a lunch and money for carpooling. Leader -Dale Goebel 510-1462..

February 24th Wall Springs & Dunn Water Treatment Plant. Meet at Wall Springs 7:30am Leader - John Hood 461-4762.

February 23rd-24th BURROWING OWL FESTIVAL Coral Cables. Leader -Dale Goebel 734-3384. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

March

March 3rd Monthly Bird Walk at Moccasin Lake Nature Park. Meet at 8:00am Leader - Madeleine Bohrer 748-6885


March 10th Honeymoon Island State Park Meet. at 8:00am. Shorebirds, eagle/owl nests. Meet behind McDonald’s corner of Curlew and Alt 19. Leader- Frank Brandt 219-7509.


March 17th Celery Fields Sarasota. Meet at 7:00am at Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. We’ll stop for lunch and bring money for carpooling. Leader Dale Goebel - 510-1462.

March 24th Philippe Park Safety Harbor. Brown Booby’s, nesting owls, warblers, etc. Meet at the park’s shelter 2 parking lot at
8:00am. Leader - Lynn Sumerson 215-7477

March 31st Cockroach Bay. Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:00am. Bring a lunch and money for carpooling. Leader - Lynn Summerson 215-7477.

April

April 7th Monthly Bird Walk at Moccasin Lake Nature Park. Meet at 8:00am Leader - Madeleine Bohrer 748-6885

April 11th - Wednesday Ft. DeSoto Park. Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:30am Leader - John Hood 461-4762.

April 14th - Saturday Ft. DeSoto Park. Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:30am Leader - Paul Trunk 430-0368.

April 21st John Chestnut Park. Meet at Shelter#6 at 7:30am. Leader - Steve Reardon 871-2706.

April 28th - Honeymoon Island State Park. Meet at 8:00am. Shorebirds, eagle/owl nests. Meet behind McDonald’s corner of Curlew and Alt 19. Leader - Frank Brandt 219-7509.


May

May 5th Brunch With the Birds at Moccasin Lake Nature Park. Meet at 8:00am. Leader - Madeleine Bohrer 748-6885.