Read the March 2023 Peligram.
Audubon Photography Awards Wine & Cheese Reception at Audubon House | Feb. 24th
Attend a wine & cheese reception at Audubon House and view the 2022 National Audubon Photography Awards Traveling Exhibit | Feb 24th
Finally, Some Hope To Save Our Manatees, Fishes, and Birds
Previous Hoots have sounded the alarm that we need to support improving our Indian River Lagoon (IRL), St. Sebastian River, and our manatees, fishes, and birds. Finally, there is some recent positive efforts by Gov. DeSantis who, on January 10, 2023, issued an Executive Order Number 23-06 recommitting to make our Lagoon and Everglades a priority for restoration.
Peligram February 2023
Read the February 2023 Peligram.
Peligram January 2023
Read the January 2023 Peligram.
January 2023 Birds Need Plants Photo Contest
Birds have evolved into such unique diversity in every ecological niche. Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers are the only woodpeckers that drill shallow holes through the cambium layer or inner bark of trees, tapping the plant tissues (xylem and phloem), which conduct water, nutrients, and sap that oozes out of the holes.
December 2022 Birds Need Plants Photo Contest
How exciting to spot a Ruby-throated Hummingbird flying into the tree, then find its tiny nest in the making on a branch overhanging the water. Then return week after week to see the full nesting/developmental process. Alice Horst captured it all!
November 2022 Birds Need Plants Photo Contest
Common Nighthawks are not hawks and do not hunt at night but at dusk and dawn.
Let’s Listen to our Starving Manatees, Dying Fish, and Disappearing Birds about their concerns for the Graves Brothers Annexation and Sebastian Land Use Amendment
Unfortunately, our St. Sebastian River, Indian River Lagoon, our forests and wetlands, our starving manatees, and dying fishes, and disappearing birds can’t speak or are represented at the Sebastian City Council meetings where they discuss the Graves Bros. 2,000-acre annexation and Land Use Amendment.
City Councils and County Commissioners! Let’s work to enhance our Environment for Humanity’s Survival! City Councils and County Commissioners!
First, thank you all very much for voting to put our $50M Bond issue on the ballot to preserve conservation lands in Indian River County that are rapidly disappearing.