The 14th Annual Big “O” Birding Festival showcases the resident and migratory bird species in rural inland Florida March 11-15, 2015. Birders, photographers, and families will travel by bus, boat, swamp buggy, or carpool to area birding hotspots.
For more information visit www.bigobirdingfestival.com
Date: March 11-15, 2015
Location: Lake Okeechobee, La Belle, Florida, United States of America
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is hosting the sixth annual Florida Scrub-Jay Festival on Feb. 28, 2015 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. The event celebrates the endangered scrub habitat and Florida Scrub-jay, a threatened species found only in Florida. The festival will offer live music, nature tours, live animals displays, presentations, environmental exhibits, and children’s’ activities and games. The event and all activities are free. The main event will take place at the refuge visitor center located on SR 402, 5 miles east of the Intersection of U.S. 1 and Garden Street (SR406) in Titusville. From the intersection of U.S. 1 and Garden Street, head east over the Max Brewer Bridge and continue to the fork in the road. Bear right at the fork and continue 2 miles to the entrance to the visitor center.