Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Florida Scrub-Jays
Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway
Marion County

Hernando Audubon

Contact for details about the trip:
Bev Hansen -

Tour Leader:
Laurie Dolan, Environmental Specialist II
Florida State Park Service

Starts: 7:30 a.m.

Meet at the SW 49th Avenue Trailhead in Ocala.
Please see below for directions and carpooling information.

Established 1959

Laurie Dolan
About the trip:

Laurie expects to show the group some of the Florida Scrub-Jay families living in the Triangle Tract of the Cross Florida Greenway.  She will
also give a brief history of the tract, scrub management techniques, and species management.

Some walking involved but probably no more than a 1-mile round trip.
My perch.    Photo|Bev Hansen
Field Trip Guidelines
Fields trips are open to everyone interested in birding. Non-members are welcome.

To participate, contact the trip leader
to confirm time and meeting place.

We suggest comfortable clothing, insect repellent, suncreen, and water or other suitable beverages.
Banded Florida Scrub-Jay. Banding data are useful for scientific research and management and conservation projects.   
                                                                                                                                           Photo | Lucille Lane

From I-75 Bellview/Dunnellon Exit 341, head west on County Road 484 for 2.3 miles. Turn right onto Marion Oaks Course at the traffic light. Follow 0.8 mile as it curves and becomes Marion Oaks Trail. Turn right onto SW 49th Ave. and continue 0.4 mile to the trailhead on the right.

To carpool from Hernando County:

Meet at 6:30 a.m. in the Winn Dixie parking lot in the Sunrise Shopping Center located just east of I-75 off S.R. 50.
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