Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Calling All Bird Watchers And Photographers!

Enjoy The Outdoors? Here's A Great Fun Opportunity

LABELLE, FL. -- Birders, otherwise knonw as "bird watchers,"of all skill levels as well as photographers are needed for the First "STA5-Clewiston Christmas Bird Count"  says organizer Margaret England of LaBelle.

The event will be held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday December 15th.  Participants of this unique outdoor activity will need to bring their lunch, snacks, and water.  Four different eams will meet at various locations around eastern Hendry county to count the bird species here.

The "STA5 Team" will meet at the STA5 gate at 7 a.m..  The  "West Team"  will meet  at Canon Hammock Park at 7 a.m. That team will survey L-1 Canal Road, 835 in the morning, return to Canon Hammock for lunch, and survey a private farm from noon to 6 p.m. 

The "East Team" will meet at Rogers and Miami Canal Road at 7 a.m. They will survey the Miami Canal Road 1 mile south of 827 to the Manley Ditch Levee.  The "Blumberg Team" will meet at 7 a.m. to  survey Blumberg Road.
A post count dinner will be served at Camp E-Tu-Makee (17500 CR 835) at 6 p.m. To Join a team contact Margaret England. Email:, or call: 863-517-0202 or 863-674-0695

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