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PLEASE REGISTER ON OUR MEETUP SITE so we know how many to expect. Thank you!
Kingsley Plantation is the site of a former estate owned by Zephaniah Kingsley, who spent 25 years there. It is now part of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve managed by the U.S. National Park Service.
Resident birds include Pileated Woodpecker, Brown Pelican, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Little Blue Heron, Tricolored Heron, Clapper Rail, Yellow-throated Warbler, Black-crowned Night-Heron, vultures, Osprey, Eastern Screech Owl, Great Horned Owl, Barred Owl and many more.
From I-95 or I-295 East Beltway, exit at Heckscher Drive and go east. After passing the St. Johns River Ferry landing on your right, turn left 1/2 mile later at the brown National Park Service sign onto Fort George Island. Follow the signs; the road leads to the Kingsley Plantation parking lot. You will travel down a 2-mile dirt road. No fee. Restrooms are available at this site.
LEADER: Andrew Schumann
LOCATION: 11676 Palmetto Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32226
FEE: No Fee
COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES:
* This outing may include vaccinated and non-vaccinated participants.
* Masks are not required at this outdoor event. Please bring a mask in case a situation arises where donning a mask may be warranted.
* If you have any of the following symptoms, do not attend this outing:
- Fever or chills
- Congestion or runny nose
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Nausea or vomiting
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat