2019-2020 CBC Meeting And Trip schedule

2019-2020 CBC Meeting and Trip Schedule

All trips begin at 7:30 unless otherwise noted Most trips will necessitate bringing a bag lunch, snacks and something to drink. Almost all of these locations can be found on ebird hotspots with directions. We will discuss all of this at CBC meetings and make any necessary changes.
     
Nov. 48.00 a.m. (sunrise for Oil Well Rd)Bird Rookery /Oil Well Road/Duck PondsDirections and trip informationP. Erickson
K. Hodgson
A. Sissman
Nov. 102:00 p.m.CBC Meeting and Potluck LuncheonPotluck Luncheon
Bring something to share and your own plate and utensils. Directions
Nov. 11Oil Well at sunrise and 8:00 a.m. for CorkscrewCorkscrew Swamp /Oil Well RdDirections to Tomato Field Pond.R. Mears
A. Sissman
Nov. 187:30 a.m.Spirit of the WildGo north on 29 from the 82, 29 intersection and go right on Keri Rd or 832 to the Spirit of the Wild sign and entrance on the left. Lunch location TBD (Google Map).P. Erickson
Nov. 238:15 a.m. at the entrance gateSTA-5 #1New directions to STA-5K. Hodgson
S. Damon
Nov. 257:30 a.m. low tide at 6:00 a.m.Bunche Beach and Lakes ParkDirections To Bunche Beach and Lakes ParkT. Olkowski
M. Dunford
Dec. 27:30 a.m.Punta GordaPublix on 41 and Del Prado Blvd. in N. Ft. Myers (17960 N. Tamiami Trail) (Google Map)E. Rumberger
Dec. 82:00 p.m.CBC meeting Wa-Ke Hatchee
Dec. 97:30 a.m (but earlier is better).Flint Pen Strand PreserveThe address is 15970 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs. (Google Map).R. Mears
Dec. 148:15 a.m.STA 5 #2See above on Nov. 23
Dec. 16Christmas Bird CountDetails at the Dec. meeting
Dec. 237:30 a.m6-mile Cypress NorthThis is on Luckett Rd. east of 75 but you have to take another exit to backtrack to Luckett Rd which does not go through from 75. I suggest using hotspots and follow those directions (Google Map).V. McGrath
Dec. 307:30 a.m.Dinner Island RanchMeet at the McDonalds in Immokalee (Google Map). If you want to go to Dinner Island directly use this map: Google map to Dinner IslandJ. Ferris
J. Ferris
Jan. 6Marsh Trail and Big Cypress BendDirections to Marsh Trail/Kirby StorterE. Rumberger
Jan. 118:15 a.m.STA 5 #3See above on Nov. 23
Jan. 122:00 p.m.CBC meeting Wa-Ke Hatchee
Jan. 137:30 a.m.Corkscrew Swamp SanctuaryGoogle map to Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary R. Mears
Jan. 207:30 a.m.Bunche Beach (no Lakes Park and no lunch for this trip)Directions To Bunche Beach and Lakes ParkK. Hodgson
Jan. 277:30 a.m.Celery Fields and Myakka ParkInformation and DirectionsM. Yorkston
F. Yorkston
Feb. 2-47:30 a.m.Merritt Island & Orlando Wetlands - will be discussed at CBC meetingK. Hodgson
Feb. 92:00 p.m.CBC meeting Wa-Ke Hatchee
Feb. 107:30 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. 157:30 a.m.STA 5 #4 New Driving directions to Deer Fence Rd. Entrance. (Directions)
Feb. 16-17Merritt Island #2 & Orlando Wetlands - will be discussed at CBC meetingK. Hodgson
Feb. 177:30 a.m.NW Cape Coral;Boots are recommended for this trip.
Directions
E. Elms
J. Harvey
Feb. 22-24Gainesville (Sweetwater Wetlands Park Sat. afternoon; La Chua trail in Payne’s Prairie Preserve Sunday morning; other locations TBD) We will skip Bartow this year. Directions provided later along with contact information for the Wyndham Garden Hotel.R. Parks
T. Sutton
Mar. 27:30 a.m.Pine Island #1DirectionsK. Hodgson
M. Adams
Mar. 57:30 a.m.Pine Island #2DirectionsK. Hodgson
M. Adams
Mar. 82:00 p.m.CBC meeting Wa-Ke Hatchee (unfortunately NO Pot Luck as we don't have access to the back room)
Mar. 97:00 a.m.Babcock Web #1Directions and MapsR. Parks
B. Kronisch
K. Hodgson
Mar. 127:00 a.m.Babcock Web #2See Mar. 9
Mar. 14

Canceled

STA 5 #5
Mar. 16

Canceled

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6-mile Cypress Preserve #1
Mar. 19

Canceled

6-mile Cypress Preserve #2;
Mar. 23

Canceled

Harn's Marsh
Mar. 30

Canceled

Eagle Lakes and Freedom Park
Apr. 5

Canceled

CBC meeting and Pizza Party
Apr. 6

Canceled

Alva and Whites feeders
April 13

Canceled

DeSoto Park