Sparrow & Snail Kite presentation

On Monday February 10 Dr. Paul Gray presented an informative program on “Update and Florida Grasshopper Sparrow and Everglade Snail Kite Recovery Efforts” at Dallas Townsend Agricultural Extension Building. Dr. Paul is a Science Coordinator for Audubon Florida’s Everglades Program. Paul is based out of Lorida, near Sebring, and has been working in Florida for […]

Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count

A tradition that started 120 years ago, by ornithologist Frank Chapman, the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count (CBC) happens this year, around the globe, from Saturday, December 14, through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Instead of the common practice at the time, which was a contest to shoot the most birds possible, Chapman started a […]

FWC’s Gopher Tortoise, Panther Corridor, and other programs

Pete Diamond will present a program on FWC’s Gopher Tortoise, Panther Corridor in Ortona, and Private Landowner Programs at Dallas Townsend Agricultural Extension located at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle at 7:00 pm on Monday November 11, 2019. This free presentation will be hosted by local Hendry-Glades Audubon Society volunteers. Pete is a Biological Scientist with […]

Hendry-Glades Audubon’s to hear about Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Do you want to learn about the birds, wildlife and cypress swamp at “Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary” located near Naples? Dr. Lisa Korte will present a program about this amazing place at Dallas Townsend Agricultural Extension located at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle at 7:00 pm on Monday October 14, 2019. This free presentation will be […]

Hendry-Glades Audobon Society presents Gopher Tortoises: A Keystone Species

The Hendry-Glades Audubon Society held an informative and delightful presentation, about Gopher Tortoises, at the Dallas Townsend Agricultural Extension last Monday evening. Speaker, Momoka Maeda, from FWC’s Gopher Tortoise Conservation Program presented an informative and delightful program. “Gopher tortoises are reptiles that occupy habitat throughout Florida. They dig deep burrows for shelter and forage on […]