We will begin planning for our 2023-2024 Season, October 2023 through May 2024. Watch for updates in The Kite throughout the summer.


FIELD TRIP
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR ALL FIELD TRIPS
TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT EMAIL
santafeaudubonfl@aol.com
When you make your reservation, please include your email and phone numbers(s)
and please specify if you will meet at Heritage Park or the Field Trip location

SATURDAY, MAY 27
ANASTASIA STATE PARK
for Birds at the Beach
With 195 identified bird species, Anastasia State Park is a bird-watcher’s paradise. You don’t have to be an experienced birder to enjoy the diversity.
Approx. 2 - 3 hours
DIFFICULTY LEVEL 3 Will involve walking on the beach
PARKING FEE: $8 PER VEHICLE
TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT contact Celina or Sallie santafeaudubonfl@aol.com
To caravan from Melrose meet on the west side of Heritage Park at 7:15 AM OR
Anastasia State Park Parking Area at 8:45 AM
300 Anastasia Park Road, St. Augustine, FL.

THERE ARE RESTROOMS AT BOTH OF THESE LOCATIONS

Sallie Carlock
President



SFAS Program Meetings
Active: Oct. - May
Annual Report
When: Speaker Series Programs are held Tuesdays evenings at 6:45PM October thru May

Where: Trinity Episcopal Parish Hall (204 SR 26 downtown Melrose)

Click here for past events


More detail on SFAS
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SFAS Bylaws 2022
SFAS Bylaws 2018


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Photo Credits
Photographs displayed on this website are copyrighted and were provided with permission by:
Ann Stodola
Dr. Jeff Smith
John Sloane
Richard Segall
Carol Sallette
Anne Pierce
Ida Little
Joyce King
Ray Franklin
Bill Chitty
Sallie Carlock
Jan & Bill Bolte
Keith Bollum
Bob Bird




SANTA FE AUDUBON SOCIETY 2022-2023 ANNUAL REPORT

OUR MISSION
We work to educate people of all ages in the value and necessity of environmental stewardship through conservation actions, personal example, partnerships and opportunities to experience our natural world.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES
8 public programs on the theme "Saving Natural Florida", average attendance 30
Field trips: Little Orange Creek Nature Park, Etoniah Creek State Forest, Morningside Nature Center, Paynes Prairie, Sweetwater Wetlands Park, GTM Research Reserve and more.


CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES
SE American Kestrel nest monitoring at Etoniah Creek State Forest Etoniah Rosemary Census – data collection in October
Christmas Bird Count – 113 species, 18 teams, 64 participants
Great Backyard Bird Count -- promoted participation
Jay Watch reporting
Eagle Watch
Monitored local conservation issues


CONSERVATION EDUCATION and COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Distribute conservation materials at numerous local festivals
Monthly newsletter, The Kite, via email
Native plantings for local Habitat for Humanity and other local not for profit organizations
Participation in Conservation Leadership Initiative CIC Fair in partnership with Santa Fe College
Monthly bird census at a private commercial company focusing on wading bird rookery
Website: www.santafeaudubon.org
Facebook: Santa Fe Audubon Society - Florida


NATIONAL/FLORIDA AUDUBON
Participation in NE FL Regional Conservation Committee
Attend Audubon Florida Annual Assembly


FINANCE
Total liabilities & equity: $26,622 (as of 2-2023)
Major income: membership and other donations
Major expenditures: donations to local conservation organizations, occupancy, support for chapter conservation projects, (includes: educational materials, native plants & installations, SE American Kestrel project materials, etc.)


MEMBERSHIP
56 local chapter members
140 National Audubon members