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The Trailhead is located in Lake County, Florida. map

For more information, please contact info@scrubjaytrail.org
(352) 429-5566

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Excerpt from May 26, 2007 Trailday Newsletter
People Making News at the Trail
Congratulations to Trailblazer Christine Parker!

Chris is not only a National Wildlife Federation Habitat Steward, but has taken her dedication and love of the outdoors and environment to many levels. As a long time dedicated employee of Walt Disney World she has actively been involved with environmental issues within her organization, and has passionately worked towards educating both children and adults with various activities at Lake Louisa State Park and The Florida Scrub-Jay Trail. Recently Chris received the Disney "Ears to You" Grant for her volunteer service within the community and then did what Chris always does.she passed that money on to a local organization in her community that she knew would value and put it to good use. The Florida Scrub-Jay Consortium was the recipient of the $1,000 award. It doesn't get any better than that. We truly appreciate her generosity and will put it to good use continuing to work with the generations of tomorrow.
Thanks Chris!

We thank the companies that offer matching volunteer hours with grants that help organizations within our communities. Thank you to Walt Disney World, and all the other corporations that promote volunteerism. And a big thank you to those of you that take advantage of your organization's generosity wherever you are in the United States. Volunteer where you live. You make all the difference in the world to your communities.

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Visitors to the Trail
Brownie Troop 4700 Visit May 16th

We had a fun visit from Brownie Troop 4700 from South Lake Charter Elementary School. This group was a fireball. All energized and ready to make their mark on the world. They got to see a scrub-jay on the telephone wires and learned all about the jays and their habitat. After a tour on the trail discovering gopher tortoise burrows, prickly pear cochineal, native blueberries and many hugs from the 9 miniature Sicilian donkeys they created their own native garden along the trail and promised to check back and care for them.

The girls received a nature "Try-It" -
the Brownie version of the Girl Scout badge.

As usual, it's always fun to have the Brownies on the Trail.

      see pictures in the Gallery                              read the article in the Orlando Sentinel

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