Naturalist Tour of Spoonbill Pond
Join board member Elise Pearlstine from 8:30-11:30 a.m., for a guided tour of Spoonbill Pond. Upcoming dates are May 6th and June 3rd.
Spoonbill Pond, on the northeast end of Big Talbot Island is one of the best locations in the region for birdwatching, with over 200 species recorded. Birders and nature lovers of all experience levels welcome. We'll also discuss Big Talbot Island and its importance for birds and other wildlife, as well as our mission as the Friends of TISP to support the state parks through outreach, volunteerism and more.
We will meet at the Sawpit Creek boat ramp parking lot, at the north end of the island. Parking is $3 per vehicle and cash only. Please dress appropriately and bring water, sunscreen, insect repellent and binoculars.
May 16th - Turtles in The Taproom at First Love Brewery 6:00 pm
Speakers from The Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch, The Turtle Survival Alliance and a Gopher Tortoise Biologist from FWC will help us learn more about these superstar island residents! This is a private event limited to 75 attendees. There will be a limited food menu available.
June 10th - Adopt A Highway Clean up - Big Talbot Island - 8:30-10:30 am
Meet up locations will be posted soon.
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2023 BOARD MEETINGS
Board meetings are open to the public.
We are currently conducting monthly board meetings via Zoom, with one meeting per quarter being held at the Little Talbot Island Administrative Offices.
If you would like to participate, please contact us via email and we will provide the date, time and call in information.
Little Talbot Island State Park
12157 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226