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19th Rookery Bay Festival Of Birds

January 14 - January 23

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

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Join the 19th Annual event, Festival of Birds! Swamp tromp through Fakahatchee Strand or hear from local experts about their bird-related research during a 45-minute lecture. So many exciting field trips, lectures, and other activities to choose from during this event.

Registration is open for the Festival of Birds as well as for events and eco-tours leading up to the festivals at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. The Center features aquariums, touch tanks with marine critters, natural history, environmental and wildlife exhibits art gallery, picnic area, and walking trails. Hours are 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday – Saturday.  Admission of $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12 benefits the Friends of Rookery Bay, a nonprofit that supports the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Guests may apply their admission fee toward Friends of Rookery Bay membership on the day of their visit. Active and retired military personnel and family members are free year-round, as are guests on kayak and boat ecotours booked through the Friends of Rookery Bay.

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Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL United States