2018-2019 Trip and Meeting Schedule

2018-2019 CBC Meeting and Trip Schedule

All meetings begin at 8:00 unless otherwise noted
Nov. 58.00 a.m.Bird Rookery /Oil Well Road/Duck PondsDirections and trip informationP. Erickson

1:00 p.m.CBC Meeting and Potluck LuncheonPotluck Luncheon
Bring something to share and your own plate and utensils. Directions
Nov. 128.00 a.m.Eagle LakesUS 41 just NW of Collier Blvd (Google Map).V. McGrath
W. Mulheim
Nov. 177:30 a.m.STA-5 #1New Directions for STA-5
Nov. 196:30 a.m.Corkscrew SwampDirections to Tomato Field Pond. Note time changeR. Mears
Nov. 267:00 a.m.Bunche Beach and Lakes ParkDirections To Bunche Beach and Lakes ParkS. Damon
K. Hodgson
Dec. 2TBDKen’s Partytime and place TBD
Dec. 37:30 a.m.Punta GordaPublix on 41 and Del Prado Blvd. in N. Ft. Myers (17960 N. Tamiami Trail) (Google Map)E. Rumberger
Dec. 92:00 p.m.CBC meeting Wa-Ke Hatchee- for directions, see Nov. 11R. Parks
Dec. 107:30 a.mDinner Island Ranch Meet at McDonald's in Immokalee (Google Map).J.Ferris
J. Ferris
Dec. 157:30 a.m.STA 5 #2See above on Nov. 17
Dec. 17Christmas Bird CountDetails at the Dec. meeting
Jan. 2 (Wednesday)
7:30 a.m.Pine Lake PreserveDirections and MapR. Mears
J. Ferris
J. Ferris
Jan. 7Marsh Trail and Big Cypress BendDirections to Marsh Trail/Kirby StorterR. Burkowski
G. Burkowski
Jan. 127:30 a.m.STA5 #3See above on Nov. 17
Jan. 132:00 p.m.CBC meeting Wa-Ke HatcheeSpeakers: Vince McGrath on bird calls and Beverly Saltonstall on the Burrowing Owls
Jan. 147:30 a.m.Pine Island #1; DirectionsK. Hodgson
M. Adams
Jan. 177:30 a.m.Pine Island #2See Jan. 14K. Hodgson
M. Adams
Jan. 20-22Merritt Island with other stops TBD (Orlando Wetlands; Lake Apopka?details to be announcedK. Hodgson
T. Olkowski
Jan. 287:30 a.m.Celery Fields and Myakka ParkInformation and DirectionsM. Yorkston
F. Yorkston
Feb. 47:30 a.m.Ding DarlingMeet in the left hand parking lot of the Visitor Center (Google Map); lunch at a place TBD; carpooling essential; fees for crossing the bridge and $5.00 entrance fee; senior pass acceptedE. Swank
F. Paulson
Feb. 102:00 p.m.CBC meeting Wa-Ke Hatchee
Feb. 117:30 a.m.Harns Marsh / Veterans Park; Directions to Harns MarshJ. Padilla
S. Damon
K. Hodgson
Feb. 167:30 a.m.STA5 #4See above on Nov. 17
Feb. 187:30 a.m.NW Cape Coral;Boots are recommended for this trip.
E. Elms
J. Harvey
Feb. 24-25BartowHotel and directions provided later.S. Moore
T. Sutton
Mar. 46:00 a.m.Green Cay Bus TripMeet at Cypress Trace Shopping Center located on the corner of US 41/Tamiami Trail and Cypress Lake Drive (Google Map). (Across from Costco) NO LATER THAN 5:45. THE BUS LEAVES AT 6:00 AM. SHARP! Bring lunch, snacks, and drinks. Do not be late and hold up the bus. We should be back by 9:00 pm. K. Hodgson
Mar. 101:00 p.m.; CBC meeting Wa-Ke Hatchee; Pot Luck luncheon; bring something to share and your own utensils and plate and non-alcoholic beverage
Mar. 117:30 a.m.Corkscrew Swamp SanctuaryGoogle MapR. Mears
Mar. 187:00 a.m.Babcock Web #1Directions and MapsR. Parks
B. Kronisch
Mar. 217:00 a.m.Babcock Web #2See Mar.18
Mar. 237:30 a.m.STA5 #5see above on Nov. 17
Mar. 257:30 a.m.6-mile Cypress Preserve; Directions and MapM. Schafer
S. Beaudoin
Apr. 1
7:30 a.m.BUNCHE BEACH !! Not Tigertail Beach.
This trip is to Bunche Beach only; there will not be a subsequent stop at Lakes Park.
Directions To Bunche Beach and Lakes Park
Apr. 47:30 a.m.6-mile Cypress Preserve; Directions and MapM. Schafer
S. Beaudoin
Apr. 71:00 p.m.CBC meeting and Pizza Party
Apr. 8
7:30 a.m.Alva and Whites feedersDirections and MapS. Damon
K. Hodgson
April 157:30 a.m.DeSoto ParkFor directions click [Here]V. McGrath
K. Hodgson