is to promote an awareness and appreciation of nature; to preserve and protect natural ecosystems; and to encourage responsible environmental stewardship.
date to the 1950s, when Hernando County had fewer than 12,000 year-round residents. In 1959 we became part of Florida Audubon Society, and in 1971 we incorporated as a nonprofit organization.
Outreach and Education
have always been at the heart our mission. Our programs and field trips are open to all and we do not charge a fee. For many years we have provided the award-winning Audubon Adventures series to participating classrooms in our public schools, giving students the opportunity to expand their understanding of conservation issues.
On Thursday, April 25th, join us for a delicious PotLuck style picnic at birding 'HotSpot' McKethan Lake. Enjoy an evening birding hike led by Bev Hansen along the banks of the lake and through the lush spring greens that enshroud the deciduous forest. Sandhill Crane, Red-shouldered Hawk, Woodstorks, Herons, Egrets, Osprey, Alligators, and Sherman Fox Squirrels are frequently sighted in the Park.