Off Site Event: Welcome Center Closed 10/18

2019 Florida Birding & Nature Festival

Come see Heartwood at our Vendor table ~



Attention Birders!

Celebrate the wonders of the birds, wildlife, and natural lands that we enjoy in West Central Florida.

A 4-day festival offering presentations workshops keynotes field trips boat trips a nature expo a turtle symposium presentations were you can learn from renowned professionals, experience peak migration, and shop unique products!


INFO: Florida Birding & Nature Festival


Heartwood’s Welcome Center will be CLOSED

on Friday, October 18th.

Preserve gates open normal, posted hours.







A special symposium with seven speakers – “Exploring Florida’s Rich Turtle Diversity,”  co-sponsored by the Florida Turtle Conservation Trust.


Florida Birding And Nature Festival

Heartwood Preserve Welcome Center will be closed Friday 10/13/17: Staff attending this event.
Preserve Gates will be open regular posted hours.
Florida Birding And Nature Festival October 13-15 2017 
Highlighting Wildlife Corridors and Migrating Birds
Experience Central Florida’s peak migration – over 180 species
Field trips to the best wildlife sites in West Central Florida lead by our most experienced and engaging experts.
Workshops on identification, nature photography techniques, conservation initiatives, and wildlife corridors.
Birds, butterflies, dragonflies, reptiles, mammals and more.
Nature products, art work, binoculars, bird boxes, unique products for wildlife lovers available for purchase.