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 email@example.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 are on Fridays. 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.
Reservations for Stormwater Treatment Area 5/6 (STA 5/6) Escorted Driving Trips:
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2017 Driving Trip Schedule
Christmas Bird Count December 30, 2017
2018 Driving Trip Schedule
February 17, 18, 19 (Great Backyard Bird Count)
No trips June, July, August
December 29 (Christmas Bird Count)