We represent Audubon Society members in Northern Pinellas County and provide services to all who are interested: free local field trips with expert birders; inexpensive extended field trips within the US and to other locales, free monthly programs, volunteer & networking opportunities within the local conservation community; scholarships to local summer camps and speakers for a variety of classrooms and groups.
Clearwater Audubon is dedicated to conserving our environment in Pinellas County. We are involved in four main projects: Project Colony Watch, Rooftop Nesting Least Terns, Bird Steward Program and the Eagle/Osprey Watch. Volunteers are needed for all the projects. You do not have to be a birder or member to get involved. Click on the menu links on the left for more information or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
FIELD TRIP TO MERRITT ISLAND FEB. 14-15th, 2014. Click here for information.
A Birds of Prey Festival
The Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve invite you to participate in the 1st Annual Raptor Fest on February 1, 2014 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. It will be held at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way South, St. Petersburg, FL 33705. Admission is free for participants and the public.
Boehm Bird Sculptures for sale.
E. M. Boehm, now Boehm Porcelain, is the artisan studio founded by sculptor Edward and wife Helen Boehm in 1950. It is today recognized as one of the world’s foremost porcelain studios. Boehm fine porcelain sculptures and open collection and limited edition collectibles, as well as historically-commissioned pieces are created by highly skilled artisans in the same Trenton, New Jersey studio in which the company was founded.
Art from the Boehm studio has been presented to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Pope John Paul II, Mikhail Gorbachev and every U.S. President since Dwight Eisenhower. Boehm Porcelain is currently showcased globally in the homeses of discerning collectors and celebrities as well as the world’s foremost museums and galleries including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Hermitage, the Smithsonian, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Tokyo National Museum, the Israel Museum, the Singapore Art Museum and the Abdine Palace in Cairo. Boehm porcelain is the only American art form to have two dedicated rooms in the Vatican Museum in Rome.
These fine pieces of art were donated to us by Dr. Chase. Clearwater Audubon is offering them for sale.
Click here to see sculptures and prices.
Now accepting signups for volunteers for a total of 3 sparrow drives this winter:
Sat. Jan 11th - Duette Preserve, Manatee County
Sat. Jan 18th - Weekiwachee Preserve, Hernando County
Sat. Feb 1st - Weekiwachee Preserve Hernando County
Volunteers will walk in lines through the grass and short shrubs, flushing sparrows and other grassland birds into a long line of mist nets for capture and banding. You will be able to see and photograph wintering grassland sparrows up close as birds are removed from mist nets and at the banding station on site. Terrain is uneven ground with grass and most shrubs not more than thigh-high on a 6' tall person.
At the Weekiwachee Preserve site, likely captures are Henslow's, Le Conte's, Grasshopper, Swamp, and Savannah sparrows.
This is the first winter for a sparrow drive at Duette Preserve so we can make no promises about what we will capture before we scout the site in early to mid December when most of the wintering sparrows have arrived and settled in their winter home ranges. The plan is to set up the nets in a location where we can capture Henslow's and Le Conte's, if present, and also possibly capture Bachman's Sparrows which breed on this property. We don't have specifics yet on access route for volunteers or transportation logistics until we determine the net location but we would still like to start signing people up to make sure we have enough interest for this site.
Email for more information and to sign up.
Palm Harbor, FL
Join our coalition of more than 4,000 individual volunteers and 300 conservation and civic organizations from across the state working to put the Florida Water and Land Conservation Amendment on the November 2014 ballot.
We're banding together because deep funding cuts are seriously jeopardizing the great work Floridians have been doing for decades to protect what's best about Florida: miles of beaches, beautiful parks, crystal clear springs, endless opportunities to swim, bike and fish, and an amazing diversity of plants and animals. The Amendment will allocate less than one percent of our state budget (starting in with $625 million in 2015) to keeping our waters clean and to protecting our beaches, springs, wildlife habitat and other natural areas for future generations!
So far more than 150,000 Floridians have signed, but to get this important amendment on the November 2014 ballot, we need to gather a total of 683,149 valid signatures from Florida voters—and we need your help to reach that goal!
Get started today by sending in your petition!
We have until November 30, 2013 to gather enough signatures, so take action today!
Join Clearwater Audubon on a trip to Israel. November 8-18th, 2014. Click here for itinerary.
Yard Bird Art for sale
These items are for sale 20.00/item
Contact John Hood for information
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