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TREASURE COAST -
The Cultural Council of Indian River County and the Pelican Island Preservation Society are partners in the inaugural Treasure Coast Birding Festival and bird art show.
There will be19 birding tours across the Treasure Coast from TM Goodwin in south Brevard County to the 4-H Ranch in St. Lucie County.
There are two tours, an artists and birders reception and a lecture on Friday. Saturday starts with a tour to Blue Cypress Lake at 6:15 a.m. and is followed by seven more tours.
The juried bird art show is open to the public, as is a vendor show until 5 p.m. There will be three lectures in the afternoon and the evening consists of a keynote speaker dinner at the Vero Beach Elks Lodge featuring a silent auction, artists awards and the guest speaker, Bob Montanaro.
Sunday starts with tours at 6:15 a.m. to TM Goodwin, followed by eight tours including a kids birding and book signing. The bird art show is open from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
For more information, on the tours and art shows, call (772) 770-4857, email Debbie@cultural-council.org or visit www.cultural-council.org.