Reservations for Stormwater Treatment Area 5/6 (STA 5/6) Escorted Driving Trips : (information below)
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Large groups will need to call 863-517-02020 or email Margaret England (email@example.com) in order to select times for trips on scheduled days.
Checklist April 2, 2016 http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S28708268
Hendry County Cooperative Extension Dallas Townsend Building located at 1085 Pratt Blvd. in LaBelle at 7 p.m.
Monday May 16: Mary Giddens and Sandy Woodall
“Haines Alaska Bald Eagle Festival”
STA 5/6 Information:
STA- 5/6 ( Stormwater Treatment Area- 5/6) Information Stormwater Treatment Area- 5/6 is open to the public during daylight hours on Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays year-round, and on Sundays except during posted duck-harvesting days in fall and winter. In addition to the guided tours, you can hike or bike the 18 miles of trails. No motorized vehicles are allowed, except during driving trips with Audubon tours.
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STA-5/6 Public Access:
Organized Van Trips: Friday Bus Trips Clewiston Museum ( Educational Program plus visit to STA5 limit 10 participants) Email Butch Wilson for tour schedules at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact him at 863- 983-2870. Go to http://clewistonmuseum.org/ to learn about the Clewiston Museum and its programs.
Personal Walking/Bicycling Visits : Friday, Saturday, Monday Year Round and limited number of Sundays (Closed during Sunday Fall & Winter Duck Hunts ) : Daylight Hours: 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. Daylight Hours: 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. Sunday (Duck Hunts)
STA-5/6 Driving Trips: Reservations are required. Openings are available in 2015 and 2016. Trips will begin at the Deer Fence Trailhead. (see map, directions and dates) STA-5/6 Schedule, Lodging, and Friday Eco-tours to STA5/6 and Lake Okeechobee Click here for information: ; STA-5/6 Deer Fence Written directions
STA5 BIRD-WATCHING TRIPS (South Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail Site) Through a partnership with Hendry-Glades Audubon, the South Florida Water Management District will offer to the public escorted birding trips to 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 Fence 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.
2016 Birding Tours STA-5/6 Bird List & Escorted Tours Schedule
May 14, 2016
The June, September, or October driving trips will be cancelled if there are fewer than 5 reservation requests.
September 10, October 8,
December 31 “Christmas Bird Count” 2016
Jan. 14, 21, 28
Feb. 4, 18, 19, 20
March 4, 18
April 8, 22
November 4, 18
December 2, 16
Christmas Bird Count December 30, 2017