The festival runs September 23 through September 28.
The National Audubon Society just released a 7-year study examining the effects of global warming on bird populations and ranges. Everything you need to know about their findings, their implications, and how to interpret the data for the birds you care about can be found at this link.
The newsletter describes some great places to see fall migrants and one of the best birding festivals in Florida—the Florida Keys Birding & Wildlife Festival.
There are some great fall birding locations in St. Lucie County, too! Try Avalon State Park, Bear Point Sanctuary, Paleo Hammock Preserve, and Teague Hammock Preserve.
Yesterday, the ABA Checklist Committee (CLC) unanimously (8–0) accepted the Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) as an established exotic in southeastern Florida (Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, and …
The draft management plan for the Indian River Lagoon System, including 4 aquatic preserves, is being reviewed. Four public comment meetings have been scheduled. PLEASE take advantage of these meetings to voice your concern for the Indian River Lagoon!
Know where to avoid swimming this summer? This map is provided by TCPalm. Follow the link and bookmark it!
Martin County Health Department tests show bacteria remains in the St. Lucie River and has not made its way into the Indian River Lagoon.
With ancient roots in Mesopotamia and Central Asia, falconry also finds impassioned practitioners in North America. At an April 2014 talk at Mann Library, writer, wildlife photographer, and falconer Timothy Gallagher presented a history of this art and an overview of its current practice in the U.S. There are over 100 licensed falconers in Florida!