Florida Scrub-Jay Festival 2015

February 5, 2015 by  
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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.

Ding Darling Days 2012

October 4, 2012 by  
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This week of eco-activities offers family fun galore. Free refuge tram tours, wildlife presentations, birding, kayaking, boating, crafts, food, puppet parade are on the program, with the celebration ending with a Conservation Art Day. For more information visit the Ding Darling Society Website.

Dates: 14-20 October 2012
Venue: JN Darling National Wildlife Refuge
City: Sanibel Island
State: Florida
Country: United States

27th John Scharff Migratory Bird Festival

March 5, 2008 by  
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Bird-lovers are invited to spend a weekend witnessing the magnificent spring migration at the 27th annual John Scharff Migratory Bird Festival in the Harney Basin of Oregon. The festival is set to take place on 4, 5 and 6 April 2008, with the base of activity being in the city of Burns, Harney County.

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