• Full Moon Sunset hike.

    Front Street Park

    This Hunter's Moon will rise at 5:08 pm and the Sun will set at 6:58. We will meet near the boat ramps and hike across the U.S 192 bridge to Indialantic beach, then back to Front Park.This hike is approximately 4.2 miles.

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  • Monday Monthly FTA Indian River Chapter Meeting

    Melbourne Public Library

    Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Melbourne Public Library on Fee Avenue in Melbourne – Socializing, Program (TBD) followed by a business meeting - Florida Trail Association

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  • BUTTERFLY SURVEY AT MERRITT ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

    Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center

    Join us for our next FBMN Butterfly Biodiversity Survey on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at 9 AM, meet at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Anyone interested is welcome, refreshments will be served. Participants will view a presentation on butterflies and then assist refuge staff and volunteers to survey butterflies in a variety of habitats. The data is collected for the Florida Butterfly Monitoring Network Project of the University of Florida. No butterfly identification experience is necessary, you will be part of a team made up of an experienced butterfly identifier, a recorder and some number of observers who will walk a fixed path noting and recording all butterflies seen and the plants they are utilizing. Bring insect/sun protection, drinking water and wear closed hiking boots or shoes, long pants is recommended.

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  • Bi-Monthly Planning Meeting

    Melbourne Public Library

    Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Melbourne Public Library on Fee Avenue in Melbourne. Leader: Bill Alexander Phone: 321 - 693 - 7369

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  • BUTTERFLY SURVEY AT MERRITT ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

    Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center

    Join us for our next FBMN Butterfly Biodiversity Survey on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 9 AM, meet at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Anyone interested is welcome, refreshments will be served. Participants will view a presentation on butterflies and then assist refuge staff and volunteers to survey butterflies in a variety of habitats. The data is collected for the Florida Butterfly Monitoring Network Project of the University of Florida. No butterfly identification experience is necessary, you will be part of a team made up of an experienced butterfly identifier, a recorder and some number of observers who will walk a fixed path noting and recording all butterflies seen and the plants they are utilizing. Bring insect/sun protection, drinking water and wear closed hiking boots or shoes, long pants is recommended.

  • Sunrise Beach Hike S2 H10

    Pineda Park

    We typically hike 1 hour while picking up trash on the beach then turn around and hike back to the park.

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  • Full Moon Sunset over the bridge hike

    Front Street Park

    The Moon will rise at 5:38 pm and the Sun will set at 8:22. Later evening there's going to be a partial eclipse of the moon. This hike will be approximately 4.2 miles.

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  • BUTTERFLY SURVEY ON MERRITT ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

    Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center

    Join us for our next FBMN Butterfly Biodiversity Survey on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 9 AM, meet at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Anyone interested is welcome, refreshments will be served. Participants will view a presentation on butterflies and then assist refuge staff and volunteers to survey butterflies in a variety of habitats. The data is collected for the Florida Butterfly Monitoring Network Project of the University of Florida. No butterfly identification experience is necessary, you will be part of a team made up of an experienced butterfly identifier, a recorder and some number of observers who will walk a fixed path noting and recording all butterflies seen and the plants they are utilizing. Bring insect/sun protection, drinking water and wear closed hiking boots or shoes, long pants is recommended.