Category: General FIELD TRIP-ST. MARKS


12/06/2023 12/08/2023

THE FIELD TRIP IS FULL. You may sign up on the waitlist by calling, Lucy Duncan at 850-932- 4792.

Wednesday – Friday, December 6-8

St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge (NWR).

Join leaders Bob and Lucy Duncan to bird one of our nation’s finest wildlife refuges. We expect to see a variety of birds in diverse habitats. A moderate pace will encompass easy walking as well as roadside birding on the refuge.

We will arrive on Wednesday in time to bird the afternoon and finish on Friday around noon following a boat trip and birding at Wakulla Springs State Park. We hope to see manatees and close views of ducks and water birds on the Wakulla River boat ride ($8).

We will stay at the Best Western Wakulla Inn & Suites located on Highway 98 near Crawfordville.

To make your room reservations, call 850-926-3737.

All rooms are non-smoking, and coffee and breakfast are included.


To sign up, send a $50 per participant contribution to FMW Audubon Society, P.O. Box 17484, Pensacola, FL 32522, and contact Lucy Duncan at 850-932- 4792 and leave your name, telephone number, and email address, or email her at

A detailed itinerary will be emailed in late November.

Please note that no rooms are being held for the group at the Best Western, so make your reservations early.

Bring binoculars and/or a spotting scope, as well as sunscreen, insect protection, appropriate shoes, hat, water, and snacks on all trips.

Please do not wear scented cologne, perfumes, or aftershave on field trips. It distracts from the experience in na­ture, and some participants are highly sensitive to it.

Questions? Call Lucy Duncan, 850-932-4792.

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