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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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Upcoming Events At A Glance

Field Trips - Click for more information.
October 10 – Saturday - Introductory birding class and bird walk at ORCA with David & Dee Simpson starting at 8:00 a.m. at Audubon House - Call 772-567-3520 for reservations.
October 11 - Sunday - Captain Forster Hammock Preserve - Guide: David Simspn for fall migration warblers - Meet at the parking lot entrance at 8:00 AM on South Jungle Trail. Depending on bird sightings, trip will end at 11:00 AM.
October 31 - Saturday - joint IRC Photo Club & PIAS field trip Sebastian Inlet State Park - Guide: Juanita Baker - 7:30 AM for sunrise, 8:00 AM for the bird walk - Catch the migrating shorebirds at Sebastian Inlet State Park at low tide when they gather to feed in early morning light. Enter the North Gate to the parking lot on the right which is closest to the Tide Pool where we will meet. (Requires normal park entrance fee.)

General Meetings - Click for more information.
September 21 (Vero Beach) - The Manatee Mystique with Diane Morgan

May Peligram

Read the latest edition of the newsletter.

May Hoot

Celebrating a New Home after 50 years of being Homeless!

Programs & Field Trips

Schedule of upcoming events.

Bird Photo Contest

Enter your photos of Florida birds!

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
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Together Green Square Foot Gardening Project in Indian River County Schools
Small-scale Gardening with Large-scale Gains

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