North Shore Birding Festival
December 3 - December 7$10 – $70
The North Shore Birding Festival, December 3–7, 2020, highlights the 20,000-acre Lake Apopka North Shore. With COVID-19 health safety protocols in place, including wearing face masks, social distancing and reduced trip sizes, this 5th annual festival features an Important Bird Area and the top eBird hotspot in Florida. All levels of birders, nature photographers and other outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the field trips, which include a Sunday afternoon Beginning Birding trip at Wekiwa Springs State Park, suitable for children accompanied by an adult. Field trips cost $10–70, many include a box lunch, and all proceeds benefit Orange Audubon Society’s fund for a nature and environmental education center or related educational programs. College students can participate for half price and there are college student travel scholarships. Reservations are required. See details at https://www.orangeaudubonfl.org/festival/. For additional information email [email protected] or call 407-637-2525.