Alachua Conservation Trust Grassland Bird Habitat Restoration and eBird Tutorial Walk

  • When: Tuesday, October 19, 2021,  9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Fox Pen Preserve 10777 Holden Park Road, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
  • Cost: free

Join us at Fox Pen Preserve to tour one of ACT and Alachua County's newest preserves. Led by ACT staff, the tour will take you on a 1.5-mile hike through longleaf pines and beautiful sandhill habitat restoration areas. Get to know more about the ecology of longleaf pine ecosystems, prescribed fire, and wildlife that depend on this habitat on our morning walk.

During this event, ACT staff will also provide an overview of the eBird smartphone app and its uses while birding in natural areas. This event is ideal for beginning birders.

Masks will be required to be worn at all times during this event.

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  • Category: Tours/Informational, Free

Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Bring water, snacks, bug spray, sunscreen, and hat. If you have them, please feel free to bring your own binoculars and/or spotting scopes for birding while on the tour. Face masks are required.