LABELLE, FL. -- Would you like to go on a free escorted birding “driving” trip to STA 5/6 (Stormwater Treatment Area 5/6)? On Saturday November 3rd area residents will have a special opportunity to participate in a trip.
Meet at the Clewiston McDonalds at 7am to carpool to the STA 5/6 gate at the “new entrance” about 21 miles south of Clewiston the south end of Blumberg Road or meet at 8:15 am at the Blumberg Road STA 5/6 gate.
There are directional signs on CR 835. This scheduled event led by Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers will drive on levee roads around 3 cells to observe or photograph the 40 to 60 bird species normally found at the site in November.
To reserve your spot text Margaret England 863-517-0202 or register online for Saturday’s or upcoming driving trips link at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org (STA 5/6 Info.) The caravan around the levees will be limited to 8 cars.
A limited number of binoculars and walkie talkies will be available. Walking and bicycle access is available year round on Friday, Saturday and Monday during daylight hours in designated areas of STA 5/6.