I offer customized tours throughout Florida for individuals or small groups. I have over 25 years of experience leading tours, am familiar with all aspects of Florida wildlife, and have an extensive knowledge of native plants, snakes, frogs, and many other critters you encounter in Florida.
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Coming Soon! 2020 Nature of Indian River Calendar!

Friday, August 2, 2019

Calendar for 2019-2020

I hope you can join us for these exciting upcoming events:
  • October 11, 2019: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • October 25, 2019: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • November 8, 2019: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • November 22, 2019: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • December 6, 2019: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • December 14, 2019: Cocoa Christmas Bird Count. Contact Dee Fairbanks Simpson or David Simpson for details.
  • December 16, 2019: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Christmas Bird Count. Contact Ned Steel for details.
  • December 19, 2019: Zellwood - Mount Dora Christmas Bird Count. Contact Wes Biggs or Gallus Quigley for details.
  • December 20, 2019: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • January 3, 2020: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • January 4, 2020: South Brevard Christmas Bird Count. Contact Dee Fairbanks Simpson or David Simpson for details.
  • January 17-24, 2020: Everglades Birding Festival
  • January 22-27, 2020: Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival: David will be leading tours. Festival registration is required.
  • January 31, 2020: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • TBD: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve Buggy Tours - Go to the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park web site for registration information. This trip is led by David, but you must register with the park to attend this trip.
  • February 14, 2020: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • TBD: Samson Island Open House - We will be leading short bird walks hourly from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Visit the Satellite Beach Recreation dept web site for information and to sign up for the free ferry to the island. 
  • TBD: Birds, BBQ and Brews - Visit Space Coast Audubon web site or Meetup for details. 
  • February 28, 2020: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • March 13, 2020: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • March 27, 2020: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • April TBD: Dry Tortugas Trip with Florida Nature Tours. Visit the Florida Nature Tours web site for details.
  • TBD: eBird Global Big Day.