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

Do you love Nature? Do you like to draw?  Do you wish you could draw what you see? Yes you can, and it is easier than you think! Join a small youth (11-15 yr) group (maximum 8) with Elise Carter, master art teacher,  Friday afternoons @ the Audubon house for an eye opening adventure‚Ķ

  1. Learn to see and draw recurring patterns in Nature;
  2. Notice the simplicity behind the complexity of biological forms in nature
  3. See recurring patterns in nature and apply this skill to drawing birds.
  4. Apply what you learn to drawing a bird in flight!
  5. Learn in the tradition of the great Artist John James Audubon. 
  • Fridays, from 1:30 - 3:30 for 6 weeks, 2 hours each day to have fun, to draw and examine nature.
  • March 3 - April 7 (THESE DATES MAY NEED TO BE MOVED, depending on Spring break, Kids’ consensus agreement
  • Price: $75 for six weeks of classes plus $25 for Supplies fee (Fine Art sketch book (9 1/2 x 12), 2B pencils, soft white erasers (magic rub), sharpeners, and a small pencil case).
  • Small Class, limited to 8 students.
  • Held at Audubon House, 195 9th Street SE (Oslo Road), Vero Beach
  • Experienced Drawing and Painting Teacher:  Elise Carter, assistant Deanna Derosia, Audubon House Mural artist.
Sign up online for this class
or call 772-567-3520 for more information.

Take part in the 1st Annual Great Air Potato Roundup!
Teams and individuals are encouraged to enter the 1st Annual Great Air Potato Roundup at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA) on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 9-11AM. The air potato is an invasive exotic plant engulfing ORCA and now is the time of year to harvest their potato-like growths that sprout new plants to stop their spread. Click to learn about air potatoes.

Harvesting air potatoes will be done in teams or by individuals with numerous prize categories such as the largest air potato collected, the smallest, the heaviest, the oddest shaped, and much more!

To take part, simply show up on February 25, 2017 at 9:00AM at Audubon House, 195 9th Street SE to get started. See you there!

Magic Birding Tour of Ecuador Raffle Drawing Winner
Click here to learn more about the raffle drawing winner and watch a video of the drawing.
___Take Note___
Letter to St. Johns River Water Management District concerning water farming

February Peligram

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February Hoot

You can make a difference for our Environment!

Bird Photo Contest

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Governor Rick Scott

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!
Pelican Island Audubon - Introduction to Audubon's Climate Change Report - Length: 7:10 minutes
Pelican Island Audubon Presents - Audubon's Climate Report - The Future of North American Birds - Length: 14 minutes
Together Green Square Foot Gardening Project in Indian River County Schools
Small-scale Gardening with Large-scale Gains
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