Naturalist Lavon Silvernell will help you assess your landscape from a hummer’s perspective. She will share fascinating facts about these tiny birds and how you can entice the little dynamos to spend more time in your yard by meeting their needs for: food, water and shelter in a manner they can best utilize.
An additional visual treat will be Peg Urban’s photos of wildflowers with hummingbird appeal. Perhaps they will inspire you to add some of these Florida beauties to your yard.
Please join us for this program scheduled for Sunday June 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Bring along a snack to share.
A regular Board meeting to follow immediately after the program. This will be our last Board Meeting until our meetings resume on the first Sunday in September.
Eagle Watch is our next program and will be on Sunday May 7th at 2 PM followed by our board meeting.
Shawnlei Breeding, the Eagle Watch Program Coordinator for the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, will be joining us todiscuss the exciting citizens science program. The Eagle Watch Progran seeks information about Bald Eagles, active nest locations and possible disturbances or threats to nest activities. Shawnlei will share with us the history of the program which started 25 years ago with 22 volunteers in Central Florida monitoring eagles nests. Through today the program has over 200 citizen science volunteers. The volunteers are reaching into more communities each year, and are continuing to heighten awareness of Bald Eagle activities throughout the year.
In addition to our guest speaker we will have several Eagle Watch Volunteers join us. They will be sharing stories and photos of their adventures while monitoring the nests. These volunteers plan to attend: Laurie Segal, Michelle Nardone, Catherine Hicks, Kathy Wilson, Stacey Kelly and Sherry Chester.
Please join us at Trout Lake Nature Center May 7, 2027 at 2:00 pm. 520 East County Road 44 Eustis, FL and bring along a snack to share.
Board Meeting to follow immediately after the program.