Space Coast Birding Festival Set For January 21-26

By  //  January 19, 2015

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featured bird is Red-cockcaded Woodpecker

ABOVE VIDEO: Stunning shots from the 2014 Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival.

BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – The 18th Annual Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival is scheduled for January 21-26, 2015.

The 2015 Festival is on the campus of Eastern Florida State College – Titusville Campus located at 1311 North US 1 in Titusville.

The featured bird of the 2015 festival is the Red-cockcaded Woodpecker – an endangered species that makes its home in mature pine forests.

The Red-cockcaded Woodpecker is best seen in Brevard County at the St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park and nearby Orange County at Hal Scott Regional Preserve & Park. Classroom presentations and field trips will introduce you to these interesting birds that have an ecological niche in the life of our pine forests.

Keynote Speakers include Elsa Alvear Chief of Resource Management, Biscayne National Park; Jeff Bouton Manager Birding/Nature Markets, Leica Sport Optics, USA; Bill Thompson Editor/Co-publisher Bird Watcher’s Digest; and Julie Zickefoose Artist/Writer

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Exhibitor Reservation information will be emailed from mid to the end of June 2014.

The 2015 Festival Program will be mailed in October and the Festival web site will be launched within the same timeframe. Festival Registration will be only online with access on the web site. Registration can be conveniently accomplished via most cell phones and iPads.

For more information call 321-268-5224 or e-mail festival@brevardnaturealliance.org

Brevard Zoo is bringing back The Raptor Project during Martin Luther King Weekend, January 17-19. (Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival image)

Brevard Zoo is bringing back The Raptor Project during Martin Luther King Weekend, January 17-19. (Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival image)


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