Hendry-Glades Audubon

  1. captain-kathy-everglades-holiday-park Program December 19: 
  2. Captain Kathy “Kat” Britt

Employed by  Everglades Holiday  Park for:  30+ years

Hobbies:  Airboating, art, horseback riding and rescuing animals

Nickname:  Kat and Paw in the Grass

Favorite Food/Drink:  All seafood, BBQ and unsweetened ice tea

Previous Experience:  Gator farmer, bio-tech for exotic weed control

Personality:  Love to laugh with GOOD people, seriously laid back

Additional Info:  Gator farmer, gator wrestler, artist and animal lover 

Monday December 19 at 7pm. This free program hosted by Hendry-Glades Audubon will be held at the Hendry County Extension Dallas Townsend Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd. In LaBelle. 

For information contact Butch Wilson 863-983-2870 or Margaret England 863-517-0202.

January 17: Don Hamilton “Birds in Flight: Africa”    

February 20: TBA  March 20: TBA

April 17: TBA Election  May 15: Dinner &  Installation Officers

Information STA 5/6 Public Access: (Check other pages on this website for additional information)

Reservations for Stormwater Treatment Area 5/6 (STA 5/6) Escorted Driving Trips :     Click the link below  to register for STA 5/6 Driving Trips  Or Copy and paste this link in your browser.     

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/sta-56-driving-bird-tour-tickets-15361938973

STA-5/6 Driving Access on Schedule Days Only:

Through a partnership with the South Florida Water Management District Hendry-Glades Audubon offers scheduled escorted driving trips at Stormwater Treatment Area 5/6    (STA-5/6) located at the east end of Deer Fence Road 27 miles south of Clewiston in eastern Hendry County. Trips are limited to 60 participants. Registration
 is required through Eventbrite link at: www.hendrygladesaudubon.org    Participants meet at STA-5/6 gate at 8:15 a.m. to form carpools of 4 people to each vehicle. For additional information contact Margaret England, at sta5birding@embarqmail.com or (863) 674-0695 or cell/text (863) 517-0202.  Bring the completed liability release form, water, snacks, and lunch. Walkie-talkies are suggested. Donations are accepted by Hendry-Glades Audubon in order to help defray expenses to provide this program.  There are a limited number of opportunities for clubs and groups to schedule visits on scheduled dates.  Contact Margaret England for information about group or club reservations.

STA-5/6 Walking/Bicycle Access:

STA- 5/6 ( Stormwater Treatment Area- 5/6)  Information Stormwater Treatment Area- 5/6 is open to the public for hiking or bicycling  in the public access area  during daylight hours on Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays year-round, and on Sundays except during posted duck-harvesting days in fall and winter.  No motorized vehicles are allowed, except during driving trips with Audubon tours. Park in Public Access Parking  Area at east end of Deer Fence Road, (Cross the bridge, continue east of the tower to parking area where the  kiosk and toilets are located. Park in Public Access Parking  Area at east end of Deer Fence Road, (Cross the bridge, continue east of the tower to parking area where the  kiosk and toilets are located.

 STA-5/6  Friday Van Trips:

Organized Van Trips: Friday Bus Trips Clewiston Museum ( Educational Program plus visit to STA5 limit 10 participants)  Email Butch Wilson for tour schedules at clewistonmuseum@embarqmail.com or contact him at 863- 983-2870. Go to http://clewistonmuseum.org/ to learn about the Clewiston Museum and its programs.

Additional information about the STA-5/6 Driving Trips:  Reservations are  required.  Openings are available in   2016 and  2017 on scheduled days only.    Trips will begin at the Deer Fence Trailhead.  (see map, directions and dates) :    STA-5/6 Deer Fence Written directions

 

Liability Release for Driving Trips:     LiabilityReleaseForRegularActivities_2014 – Copy

Stormwater Treatment Area 5 (STA-5/6) located at the east end of Deer Fence Road located 27 miles south of Clewiston in eastern Hendry County.  Watch for Deer deer fence canal roadFence Canal Road Sign on east side of CR 835. Follow Deer Fence Canal Road east 2 1/2 miles to the STA 5/6 Parking Lot.Stormwater Treatment Area 5/6

 

 2016 “Driving Trip Schedule”

November 19 

December 3,17 

December 31 “Christmas Bird Count” 2016:  7am “teams” and 8:30 am -noon escorted group with volunteer guide. 

2017

Jan. 14, 21, 28

Feb. 4, 18, 19, 20

March 4, 18

April 8, 22

May 13

June 10

September 9

October 14

November 4, 18

December 2, 16

 Christmas Bird Count December 30, 2017