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    Name: Florida Birding & Nature Festival
    Date: October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017
    Event Description:

    DISCOVER TAMPA BAY'S WILD SIDE at the PEAK OF FALL MIGRATION!

    Daily field trips, photography workshops, expert seminars, vendor Expo.

    Friday Keynote: Captain Buddy Powell, Manatee Expert, Sea to Shore Alliance

    Saurday Keynote: Resee Collins, Regional Eagle Coordinator, USFWS

    Sunday Panel: How Much is a Functional Ecosystem Worth?

    Registration for a field trip includes access to all seminars and Expo on that day. Keynote registration is separate. No multi-day registration.

    Children's activities on Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm, are free, but please register at http://bit.ly/kidsessionreg to ensure that we have enough supplies for all participants.

    BE SURE TO CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS ON EACH FIELD TRIP BEFORE YOU REGISTER!

    • Experience Central Florida's peak migration-over 180 species!
    • Field trips to the best wildlife sites in West Central Florida lead by our most experienced and engaging experts
    • Workshops on identification, nature photography techniques, conservation initiatives, and a panel discussion on the Economic Value of Conservation Lands for our Communities
    • Birds, butterflies, dragonflies, reptiles, mammals, and more
    • Special kids' sessions on Saturday from Camp Bayou
    • Nature products, art work, binoculars, bird boxes, unique products for wildlife lovers available for purchase
    Location:
    Hillsborough Community College
    Southshore Campus
    551 24th St NE
    Ruskin, FL 33570
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, October 13-Sunday, October 15
    Contact Information:
    Tampa Audubon Society (813) 444-0115
    Fees/Admission:
    There is no general registration!
    Registration for a field trip includes entry to all seminars for that day
    Keynote Event tickets may be purchases separately and include dinner (lunch on Sunday)
    Entry into seminars will be available on a first come, first served basis
    Registration for the Children's Events is free
    Register Online

    Keynote Events: $25 (includes buffet)
    Field Trips: $30-$65
    Seminars Only (No Field Trips): $20

    Please visit floridabirdingandnaturefestival.org for more information
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