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Welcome to the Meetup group for Seminole Audubon Society! If you are interested in furthering your knowledge of birds, meeting other birders, and helping to conserve habitat for birds and other wildlife – then you are in the right spot.

The 2021-2022 Season runs from September to April. An overview of what has been planned can be found in our Season Brochure. Additional information about a specific meeting or field trip can be found under the “Birding” tab on the Seminole Audubon Society website or by clicking on one of the links below.

SAS Brochure 2021-2022 Final 8-18-2021 (seminoleaudubon.org) (https://seminoleaudubon.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/SAS-Brochure-2021-2022-Final-8-18-2021.pdf)

Public Programs | Seminole Audubon Society (https://seminoleaudubon.org/programs/)

Field Trips | Seminole Audubon Society (https://seminoleaudubon.org/field-trips/)

Due to concerns about the corona virus, our meetings will start out online using Zoom. For the safety of participants on field trips, we will be following CDC guidelines and local COVID-19 orders regarding social distancing and the wearing of masks. Information on meetings and field trips will be posted on Meetup and SAS’s Facebook page. You can also receive monthly reminders, copies of our newsletter, and other communications directly to your inbox by signing up on the SAS website home page (https://seminoleaudubon.org/).

To support the work of Seminole Audubon Society, please consider a donation or becoming a member.

Upcoming events (2)

Wild Turkeys with Dr. Jay Exum, PhD

UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County

Have you ever wondered about the life of Wild Turkeys? Join us on November 14th at 2 pm to hear Dr. Jay Exum, PhD, talk about unique characteristics and habits of the Wild Turkey along with general information on their preferred habitat, foraging choices, and nesting locations. This will be our first in-person meeting of the year. We will be meeting in the auditorium of the UF/IFAS Extension Office, 250 W. County Home Road, in Sanford. Please bring your own beverage to the meeting. If you would like to bring a treat to share, please contact Marguerite Terwilleger at [masked]

For the safety of participants, we will be following CDC Guidelines and local COVID-19 orders regarding social distancing and the wearing of masks.

Birding at Mead Botanical Garden and Kraft Azalea Garden

Mead Botanical Garden

Join us as we look for migratory, wading, and upland birds at two local gardens. Mead Botanical Gardens is situated on 47 acres and has hiking trails through a longleaf pine canopy and along a creek in forested wetlands. Kraft Azalea Garden is situated on 5.2 acres along the shores of Lake Maitland and is known for its Great Egret Rookery. Meet at 8:30 at Mead Botanical Gardens, 1300 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park. Restrooms are available at this location. We will be walking over uneven ground and some areas may be damp or wet. Next, we will drive to Kraft Azalea Garden. This site is wheelchair accessible but does not have restrooms. Please bring a drink, snack, and binoculars. All levels and ages of birders are welcome to attend. For more information or questions, please contact Sarah Donlan at [masked].

For the safety of participants, we will be following CDC Guidelines and local COVID-19 orders regarding social distancing and the wearing of masks.

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