STA-5/6 Registration for Driving Trips, Schedule and Map

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

Ebird postings:  http://ebird.org/ebird/hotspot/L207305

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.

 

deer fence canal roadSTA-5/6 Public Access Area

2017  “Driving Trip Schedule”

 March 4

March  18  

April 8

April 22

 May 13

 June 10

 September 9

 October 14

 November 4

November 18

December 2

December 16   

Christmas Bird Count December 30, 2017


2018 “Driving Trip Schedule”

January 13

January 20

February 3

February 17, 18, 19  (Great Backyard Bird Count)

March 3

March 17

April 7

April 21

May 5

May 19

No trips June, July, August

September 8

September 22

October 6

October 20

November 3

November 17

December 1

December 15

December 29  (Christmas Bird Count)