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Birder’s Morning Hike

Friday, May 14 from 7 to 10 a.m.: Birder’s Morning Hike at Jones Hammock Preserve, 6511 South Citrus Ave., Fort Pierce. Adjacent to the North Fork of the St. Lucie River, this site boasts rich resident and migratory birdlife attracted to the river’s bountiful food supply and the stormwater pond. Birders, be sure to bring your binoculars, scopes, field guides and checklists.

For more information and to find the link for registration, please visit, call 772-462-2526 or email

Programs are usually limited to eight people helping to allow participants to immerse themselves into the county’s beautiful natural areas. Based on current best practices, masks must be worn to participate in one of St. Lucie County Environmental Resources Department’s Guided Nature Programs.

Programs target ages 12 and older unless otherwise noted.  All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Proper footwear and water are required for all programs and please leave pets at home.