St. Marks NWR Tram Ride
Dec
9
12:45 PM12:45

St. Marks NWR Tram Ride

Meet at the Visitor Center parking lot at 12:45 p.m. Don Morrow will be leading this ride behind the gates where one will see plenty of ducks.

SPACE IS LIMITED: You must call the Refuge directly to book this tour and the phone number is 850-925-6121. If this fills up, ask about the other tram rides available. There is one at 9:00 a.m. that morning, for instance. The ride is from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

(photo credit: Karen Willes)

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Ochlockonee River State Park
Dec
15
7:30 AM07:30

Ochlockonee River State Park

Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Publix parking lot at the intersection of Capital Circl SW and State Road 61 (Crawfordville Highway). We will be carpooling so please indicate if you are a willing driver.

Park fees apply. $4.00 per vehicle up to eight people

Contact Helen Jelks King at thekingsom@gmail.com if you plan to attend.

Photo by Patti Esher, Reflecting in the Pine Woods, 2012 Florida State Parks photo contest.

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Eastern Lake Jackson Landings
Oct
28
8:00 AM08:00

Eastern Lake Jackson Landings

A few months ago we explored the western landings of this large lake. This time we will tackle the Eastern landings. Meet at 8 a.m. at Rhoden Cove Landing,located off Meridian Road. We will be carpooling, so please indicate if you are a willing driver. Also, there will be minimal walking required.

Contact Helen Jelks King at thekingsom@gmail.com if you plan to attend or have any questions.

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St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
Oct
13
8:00 AM08:00

St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

It's that time of year again with migration in full swing and the arrival of our winter residents. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the St. Mark's Rails to Trails main parking lot on Woodville highway OR meet directly at the Visitor Center parking lot at 8 a.m. We will be carpooling, so please indicate if you are a willing driver. There is a fair amount of walking required.

Contact Helen Jelks King at thekingsom@gmail.com if you plan to attend or have any questions.

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Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines
Sep
29
7:30 AM07:30

Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines

Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Pilot Gas station at the intersection of US90 West and I-10. There should be some good Fall wildflowers to see and our guides, the Schmidts are always so helpful. We will be carpooling, so please indicate if you are a willing driver. We will finish early afternoon, and some may want to eat lunch on the way home.

Please email Helen King at thekingsom@gmail.com if you would like to join a field trip.  If you have any questions, please call 850-765-2488.

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Butterfly Tour of Apalachicola National Forest
Sep
9
9:00 AM09:00

Butterfly Tour of Apalachicola National Forest

Meet at 9 a.m. at the Publix at the intersection of Capital Circle SW and Crawfordville Highway. This will be a dual event with the Hairstreak Chapter. The butterfly folks tend to stay all day to seek, so there will be 2 choices of the tour: 1/2 day and full day. We need vehicles with 4WD and will be carpooling, so please indicate if you are a willing driver. Also please indicate if you desire to do the 1/2 or full day tour. The full day tour requires that you bring a picnic lunch.

Please email Helen King at thekingsom@gmail.com if you would like to join a field trip.  If you have any questions, please call 850-765-2488.

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