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Pelican Island Audubon Society
celebrates its 50th Anniversary! 1964 - 2014

View the Chapter Charter | Learn more about our 50th Anniversary.

Our Mission: To preserve and protect the animals, plants, and natural communities
in Indian River County through advocacy, education, and public awareness.

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195 9th St. SE, (Oslo Road), Vero Beach, FL

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Opening Ceremonies at 11 am – learn about all of PIAS’S conservation accomplishments to date, how the house came to be and goals and projects for the future and a Birthday Cake.

  • See the famous Oslo Boat Ramp and the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area
  • Kayak or wade in shallow waters exploring the fish and seagrass
  • Learn what Indian River County activists are doing to save it from destruction
  • See our native plant landscape garden
  • Take a guided nature walk on the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area trails.
  • Activities for kids: Free face painting, activities, art, and nature treasure hunt
  • First Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area field trip starts at 8:00 am
Upcoming Events At A Glance

Field Trips - Click for more information.
April 25 - Audubon House Grand Opening

General Meetings - Click for more information.
April 13 (Sebastian) - Living with Sandhill Cranes with Renier Munguia
April 20 (Vero Beach) - Bird Biodiversity in the Indian River Lagoon with Greg Braun

April Peligram

Read the latest edition of the newsletter.

April Hoot

Our 2015 Audubon Heroes

Programs & Field Trips

Schedule of upcoming events.

Bird Photo Contest

Enter your photos of Florida birds!

Other News

Scientists: Human activity has pushed Earth beyond four of nine ‘planetary boundaries’
Chesapeake Bay Clean Water Blueprint


Blue Cypress Lake Guided Boat Tours

The Pelican Island Audubon Society offers guided pontoon boat tours of Blue Cypress Lake for up to 8 persons per trip.  Expert guides Dr. Richard H. Baker and Bob Bruce provide a unique insight into the wildlife, habitats, and beautiful scenery of one of Florida’s special places.  Sunrise and sunset tours are offered for a donation of $85 per person.  The tours are a fundraiser for the Pelican Island Audubon Society.  Food and drinks are included.  For information and reservations, please call 772-567-3520 or e-mail View the flyer.

Purchase the updated and expanded second edition of
Reflections of Blue Cypress: Photographs, History, and Poems
by Richard H. Baker, Ph.D. and Juanita Baker, Ph.D.

Buy Now

Focus on the Indian River Lagoon


Pelican Island Audubon Society Videos
View the Video Archive for more videos!
Together Green Square Foot Gardening Project in Indian River County Schools
Small-scale Gardening with Large-scale Gains

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