A Chapter of Audubon of Florida and National Audubon Society est. 1961, WVAS is committed to ongoing stewardship and enjoyment of the natural world. Membership meetings are open to the public. Chapter meets every fourth Tuesday, Sept thru April (except December) at the Garden Club of Deland, South Alabama Avenue (the south end of Earl Brown park in Deland).
6:30pm Mix and mingle 7:00pm Brief meeting and program Refreshments afterward. Wheelchair accessible, parking in rear. WE SUPPORT: Adopt-A-Bird at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey Scrub Jay Monitoring Project Wildlife Rehabilitation & Gopher Tortoise Hospital Bicentennial Youth Park Echo Rangers Audubon Adventures (Elementary School Environmental Education Program) The Great Backyard Bird Count The Christmas Bird Count Citizen Science Bird Counts & Environmental Festivals Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge Lyonia Preserve
Join with the West Volusia Audubon Society on a wildlife tour of Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Preserve in Deleon Springs, FL Sunday, January 20th at 3 pm. Master Naturalist and author Roger Fulton will lead a nature tour exploring the refuge and its flora and fauna. It is sponsored by the West Volusia Audubon Society and is free. All you have to do is sign up and show up 3:00 PM, at the Myacca Parking Lot, just past the railroad crossing on Mud Lake Road, DeLeon Springs, Florida. Roger will have his 60 power scope for great views of the birds and other wildlife on the refuge. We will cover about 1.5 miles in about 1.5 hours of easy walking. Questions or reservations: Contact Roger Fulton www.RogerFulton.com (http://cts.vresp.com/c/?WESTVOLUSIAAUDUBONSO/ea038bcbcb/ff61783a89/d5bdfc8fa1) email: [masked].
Winter is the high birding season at this world renown wildlife refuge. This is one of our highest bird species count field trips, each year. 60 species are quite possible. Meet us prior to 9 AM, at Parrish Park, 1A Max Brewer Memorial Parkway, Titusville. If you want to carpool/caravan from DeLand, please call me, Eli Schaperow[masked], in advance. This field trip is intended to last until mid afternoon. However, participants are free to leave earlier, as they wish. Recommended to bring: Binoculars, Camera, Scope, Birding Field Guide, Hat, Sunscreen, Mosquito Repellant, Drinks and Food. Senior Pass (62 years old ), and/or small $'s to help cover Black Point Wildlife Drive / Canaveral National Seashore fees and carpool gasoline.