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Field Trips 2016-17

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 1st Monthly Bird Walk at Moccasin Lake Nature Park   Meet at 8:00am  Leader - Madeleine Bohrer 748-6885

October 8th John Chesnut Park  Meet at Shelter #6 at 8:00am  Leader - John Hood 461-4762


October 22nd Ft. DeSoto Park    Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:15am. Leader - Lynn Sumerson 596-8822

October 29th Key Green Key, Toyota Duck Ponds, Key Vista and Anclote Gulf Parks   Meet at the Walgreens at the corner of US19 and Curlew Rd. on the SW corner at 7:00am.  Lunch in Tarpon Springs following the walk. Leader - Dale Goebel 734-3384 

November

November 5th Monthly Bird Walk at Moccasin Lake Nature Park Meet at 8:00am  Leader - Madeleine Bohrer 748-6885.

November 12th Bonner Park/Mcgough Nature Center Largo. Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:30am. Bring a lunch.  Leader - Paul Trunk 430-0368.

November 19th Honeymoon Island SP. Meet at the parking lot behind the McDonald's Curlew and Alt. 19.Leader - Lynn Sumerson 596-8822.

November 19th-22nd North Florida. Reservations required. Leader Paul Trunk. Limit 12.


December

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

December 10th Brooker Creek Preserve Meet in the parking lot at 8:00am Leader - Paul Trunk  430-0368.

December 31st North Pinellas CBC Contact Paul Trunk 430-0368. Countdown at the Trunk's.

January

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

January 14th Courtney Campbell Causeway. Come and learn about our wintering shorebirds from Bob Lane.
January 21st Circle B Bar Preserve - Lakeland Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:30am. Bring a lunch. Leader - Lynn Summerson 596-8822.

January 26-30th Northern Minnesota-Sax Zim Bog/Duluth. We will explore the area for northern owls/winter finches and gulls. Reservations required-space is limited. Contact Paul Trunk for details. 447-4785.


January 28th Possum Branch Preserve Meet at gated entrance just south of Curlew Rd. on McMullen Booth Rd. at 8:00am. Leader - John Hood 461-4762.

Feburary

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

Febuaury 11th Cockroach Bay Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:30am. Bring a lunch. Leader - Lynn Summerson 596-8822.

February 18th, Ponce Inlet & Daytona Beach Gulls, Purple Sandpiper, wintering ducks, etc… Contact Dale Goebel 734-3384. Reservations Required.

February 25th Wall Springs & Dunn Water Treatment Plant Meet at Wall Springs 7:30am Leader - Lynn Summerson 596-8822.

March

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


March 11th 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 18th Kettering/Powerline Roads Meet at 7:30am at Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. We’ll stop for lunch bring $$. Leader Dale Goebel - 734-3384.

March 25th North Anclote Park. Meet at the park 8:00am. Leader Merle Hubbard. 939-1549

April

April 1st Monthly Bird Walk at Moccasin Lake Nature Park Meet at 8:00am Leader - Madeleine Bohrer 748-6885

April 8th - Saturday Ft. DeSoto Park Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:30am Leader - John Hood 461-4762.

April 12th - Wednesday Ft. DeSoto Park Meet at the Wal-Mart 2677 Roosevelt Blvd. at 7:30am Leader - John Hood 461-4762.

April 15th - 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.

April 22nd-23rd STA-2. A new trip for CAS. STA-2 is home to Flamingos, ducks and shorebirds. Limit 12 people. Reservations required. Paul Trunk 430-0368.

April 29th Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park & Dakotah Winery— Meet at the Walgreens at the SW corner of US19 and Curlew Road at 7AM. Visit our state park, seeing many rescued birds up close in a beautiful natural setting.  Dakota Winery Wood Ducks, 5 Purple Martins condos (They should be busy feeding hatchlings) Bluebirds and a lovely winery. Carpooling please bring gas money. Park entrance fee is 13.00. Will return mid-afternoon BRING a Lunch. Contact Dale Goebel 510-1462

 


May

May 6th Brunch With the Birds at Moccasin Lake Nature Park Meet at 8:00am Madeleine Bohrer 748-6885