Calling all nature photograhers
Avian Reconditioning Center Apopka, FL
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:00 – 10:00 am
Bring you camera, tripod, lenses and join Audubon photographers for a private 2 hr photography session
ARC will have 10-12 raptors including a bald eagle,
kite, owls, kestrel, caracara, and hawks on display for you to photograph. This unique oopportunity to photograph our
native Florida raptors and study the birds up close will be an OVAS fundraiser and the cost is $25 per person, which includes our entrance fee. Adult photographers of all levels of
experience are invited to participate in this special event. This is an outdoor event and there will not be a program or a tour. This is a photography event only. There is a short walk from the parking lot to the ARC outdoor site with your camera equipment. Please help support OVAS, your local Audubon chapter, and the work of the Avian Reconditioning Center which is a non-profit organization specializing in raptor rehabilitation and education. Prepayment and sign up is required. Attendees can carpool or meet at the Center located at 323 Lester Road, Apopka. Please contact Linda Kochanowski at email@example.com or on messenger for further details and to sign up.ographers
Orphaned of Injured
Birds of Prey
For more than a century Audubon has encouraged people to take care of the places that make Florida special. Using science to guide our priorities and birdlife to measure ecosystem health, Audubon advocates for the protection of land, water, and wildlife. Audubon is Florida’s most influential conservation organization and conducts extensive work to protect the Everglades and coastal bird habitats. We manage sanctuaries covering thousands of acres along with two popular nature centers. Audubon promotes stewardship and appreciation of public land and water so people experience and cherish Florida’s natural beauty and wildlife.
A list of phone numbers for wildlife help, questions, rescue. This is for Orange County, Florida.
For Sandhill Cranes and wading/water birds Call Seaworld Bird Barn Rescue-Hot Line at 407-351-3600 and selecting #4
For Raptors/Birds of Prey Owls -Eagles -Hawks -Falcon - Buzzards - Kites -Ospreys- Etc. ...
Orphaned or Injured Birds of Prey
Call the Avian Reconditioning Center
---♥--- Baby or injured bat
Call Fly By Night at 407-414-2142.
---♥--- Other Animals
Orange County Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators as provided by FWC-
-Helsel Deborah Ann (407) 568-5138 Orlando Back To Nature Wildlife, Inc.
-Cannan Shirley A. (407) 568-7988 Christmas Fallin' Pines Critter Rescue, Inc.
-Hardee Ron and Carol (407) 568-3200 Christmas Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Central Florida
-Neiffer, DVM Donald L. (407) 824-2719 Lake Buena Vista Disney's Animal Kingdom
-Barnett James (407) 765-9152 Saint Cloud Tiger Encounter & Rehabilitation
-------source: FWC at 888-404-3922 or *FWC. http://myfwc.com/…/licensedwildliferehabilitatorsbyregion.p…
*if in another county all counties listed with resources for you in this pdf.
-Other Resource if no above source available-
Orange County Animal Control-
Orange County 311: For animal related issues and complaints dial 3-1-1 or (407) 836-3111
*they will deliver wildlife to an appropriate rescue.
The purpose and dedication of Oklawaha Valley Audubon Society (OVAS) is to promote public understanding of, and an interest in, wildlife and the environment that supports it. OVAS’ educational programs foster the recognition of the tangible and intangible values in the remaining natural areas of Florida and the world, and our responsibility for the conservation of the Earth’s natural ecosystems and the services that they provide for the health of the planet.
Our mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.
November Board Meeting has been changed to Wednesday, October 18, 2017
November Board Meeting has been changed to Wednesday October 18, 0217
OVAS normally meets on the first Sunday of every month, September through May. Meetings are held at Trout Lake Nature Center, 520 East County Road 44, Eustis, FL. 32736. There are different programs each month that start at 1:30 pm and the board meeting begins at 3:00 pm.