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Pelican Island Audubon Society
celebrates its 50th Anniversary! 1964 - 2014

View the Chapter Charter | Learn more about our 50th Anniversary.

Our Mission: To preserve and protect the animals, plants, and natural communities
in Indian River County through advocacy, education, and public awareness.

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Beginning Bird Watching Course offered in January 2016

Pelican Island Audubon is offering a Beginning Bird Watching course taught by Juanita N. Baker starting January 12, 2016 and running for two weeks at Audubon House.

Click here to learn all the details and to register.

Upcoming Events At A Glance

Field Trips - Click for more information.
November 21 - Saturday - Sebastian Inlet State Park/Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge - Guide: David Simpson - Trip will concentrate on pelagic birds along the coast. Meet at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge at the north restroom parking lot on Jungle Trail at 7:30 AM. Depending on bird sightings, trip will end at 11:30 AM. Sign up online for this field trip.
December 16 - Wednesday - Viera Wetlands - Guide: Jack Casselberry - A prime viewing area for numerous bird species - Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the McDonalds at SR512 & I-95 for carpool - Call 772-567-3520 for reservations. Sign up online for this field trip.

General Meetings - Click for more information.
December 14 (Vero Beach) - Annual Potluck - 6:00PM

November Peligram

Read the latest edition of the newsletter.

November Hoot

Blatant Injustice. Tyranny, not Democracy!

Programs & Field Trips

Schedule of upcoming events.

Bird Photo Contest

Enter your photos of Florida birds!

Contact your Florida Legislator:

Florida Senate legislator

Florida House legislator

Governor Rick Scott

Blue Cypress Lake Guided Boat Tours

The Pelican Island Audubon Society offers guided pontoon boat tours of Blue Cypress Lake for up to 8 persons per trip.  Expert guides Dr. Richard H. Baker and Bob Bruce provide a unique insight into the wildlife (View article about the Ospreys of Blue Cypress Lake), habitats, and beautiful scenery of one of Florida’s special places.  Sunrise and sunset tours are offered for a donation of $85 per person.  The tours are a fundraiser for the Pelican Island Audubon Society.  Food and drinks are included.  For information and reservations, please call 772-567-3520 or e-mail View the flyer.

Purchase the updated and expanded second edition of
Reflections of Blue Cypress: Photographs, History, and Poems
by Richard H. Baker, Ph.D. and Juanita Baker, Ph.D.

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Pelican Island Audubon Society Videos
View the Video Archive for more videos!
Richard H. Baker on Arts in Depth with Barbara Hoffman
Together Green Square Foot Gardening Project in Indian River County Schools
Small-scale Gardening with Large-scale Gains

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