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Key West Botanical Garden Society

Organizer

Key West Botanical Garden Society
Phone
(305) 296-1504
Email
info@keywest.garden

Other Organizers

Misha McRAE
Misha McRAE
Phone
(305) 296-1504

Location

Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden
5210 College Road, Key West, FL, USA

Weather

Humid
80 °F
Wind: 11 MPH
Humidity: 1 %
Visibility: 10 Miles

Date

Sep 20 2019 - Sep 22 2019

Time

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost

General Admission

Labels

Family Friendly

Lower Keys Fall Migration Mania

Flock to the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden!

For the 11th year, learn as you enjoy the wonders of the annual migration at two iconic bird and butterfly hot spots in the lower Keys. Join the flock and explore more about the natural wonder of migration by attending one of the the Lower Keys Fall Migration Mania Birding & Nature Adventures offered by the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden in partnership with the National Key Deer Refuge, (https://www.fws.gov/refuge/National_Key_Deer_Refuge), Big Pine Key, Florida.)

Fall Migration Mania begins Sept. 20 at the National Key Deer Refuge and at the Tropical Forest on Saturday, Sept. 21. You may choose to do self-guided tours on Sunday, Sept, 22, at either location.

Friday September 20th
National Key Deer Refuge
Big Pine Key
www.fws.gov/Refuge/National_Key_Deer_Refuge

Key West Tropical Forest
Key West
8 AM Early Bird Walk *
www.keywest.garden

 

Saturday September 21st**
Key West Tropical Forest
(binoculars, water and protective clothing recommended)

8 AM Early Bird Walk

10 AM Birding ID Sighting Tour* with Mark Hedden – Audubon

10 AM Butterfly I.D. Tour* with Taylor Hunt, University of Florida, Fish & Wildlife Commission Butterfly Technician, Miami Blue Research and Conservation

1:30 PM Presentation*
Nature Chapel
Dr. Kenneth D. Meyer, Ph. D. Executive Director Avian Research & Conservation Institute (ARCI)
Swallow-tailed Kite conservation biology: long-distance migration and climate change & Florida’s significant White-crowned Pigeon population facing significant threats

Sunday September 22rd
Enjoy a self-guided walk at  both locations, gratis with a paid tour.

*All Tours or Presentations $10 KWBGS Members Free. Advanced registration available by calling the Garden at (305) 296-1504 or by emailing to info@keywest.garden

**All Saturday activities will be at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden

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