Events Calendar


January to April Calendar

Call the refuge at 850-925-6121 to register. Registrations cannot be taken more than 30 days before an event AND no more than 2 names can be accepted at one time.

Come Bird With Us in 2018! See specific dates in the calendar. All tours meet at the Visitors Center. Call 850-925-6121 to register.

JANUARY

1 - Happy New Year! The Visitors Center is OPEN.

1 - Birding and Wildlife Observation Behind the Gates with Cyndi and Matt Johnstone. Get Your Year's List Started! 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Tour limit 25 - Registration required.

7 - First Sunday at the Refuge - 2:00 p.m., Ken Clineman and The History of Port Leon followed by a Wagon Tour to the town site. Tour limit 25 - Registration required.

8 - Birding and Wildlife Observation Behind the Gates with Cyndi and Matt Johnstone. 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Tour limit 10 - Registration required.

11 - ToTs on Trails - 11:00 a.m. Meet at Nature's Classroom for a 45-minute ranger-led walk for preschool age children. Registration required.

13 - Birding Behind the Gates with Don Morrow. 9:00 or 1:00 p.m. Tour limit 25 - Registration required.

16 - FEE FREE - Martin Luther King Day, The Visitors Center is OPEN.

20 - St. Marks NWR Photo Club - 9:00 a.m. in Nature's Classroom.

21 - e-Tram Photography Tour - 1:00 p.m. Tour limit 10 - Registration required.

29 - Birding and Wildlife Observation Behind the Gates with Cyndi and Matt Johnstone. 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Tour limit 10 - Registration required.

FEBRUARY

4 - First Sunday at the Refuge - 2:00 p.m., Whooping Cranes'.

4 - Birding and Wildlife Observation Behind the Gates with Cyndi and Matt Johnstone. 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Tour limit 25 - Registration required.

3 - Wildlife Heritage and Outdoors Festival.

8 - ToTs on Trails - 11:00 a.m. Meet at Nature's Classroom for a 45 - minute ranger-led walk for preschool age children. Registration required.

13 - Birding and Wildlife Observation Behind the Gates with Cyndi and Matt Johnstone. 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Tour limit 25 - Registration required.

17 - Birding Behind the Gates with Don Morrow. 9:00

or 1:00 p.m. Tour limit 25 - Registration required.

17 - St. Marks NWR Photo Club - 9:00 a.m. in Nature's

Classroom.

19 - Birding and Wildlife Observation Behind the Gates with Cyndi and Matt Johnstone. 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Tour limit 25 - Registration required.

20 - FEE FREE! President's Day, The Visitors Center is OPEN.

21 - e-Tram Photography Tour - 1:00 p.m. Tour limit 10 - Registration required.

MARCH

3 - Shutterbugs - Smart phone photography 1:00-4:00 p.m. in Nature's Classroom. Registration required.

4 - First Sunday at the Refuge - 2:00 p.m., Suzi Goodhope and Shiraz. Learn about Suzi and her amazing dog who follows her nose to find burial sites. Followed by a Wagon Tour to search for the lost Port Leon Cemetery. Tour limit 25 - Registration required.

5 - Birding and Wildlife Observation Behind the Gates with Cyndi and Matt Johnstone. 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Tour limit 10 - Registration required.

8 - ToTs on Trails - 11:00 a.m. Meet at Nature's Classroom for a 45-minute ranger-led walk for preschool age children. Registration required.

10 - Birding Behind the Gates with Don Morrow. 9:00 or 1:00 p.m. Tour limit 25 - Registration required.

15 - Refuge Pools OPEN for boats.

17 - St. Marks NWR Photo Club - 9:00 a.m. in Nature's Classroom.

18 - Birding and Wildlife Observation Behind the Gates with Cyndi and Matt Johnstone. 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Tour limit 25 - Registration required.

18 - e-Tram Photography Tour - 1:00 p.m. Tour limit 10 - Registration required.

APRIL

1 - First Sunday at the Refuge - 2:00 p.m., Chuck Hess on Red-cockaded Woodpeckers.

21 - St. Marks Photo Club - 9:00 a.m. in Nature's Classroom.

22 - e-Tram Photography Tour - 1:00 p.m. Tour limit 10 - Registration required.