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The Trailhead is located in Lake County, Florida. map

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Excerpt from February 23, 2008 Trailday Newsletter
Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scouts Troop 86Eagle Scout Steven Scott, with Scout Troop 86 who did such great work on Phase 1 of the Trail last year, returned with fellow scouts and family for a one-year reunion. They worked on the Trail for several hours, had a great time and accomplished a lot.

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Webelos Pack 998

Webelos Pack 998Webelos Pack 998 spent several hours on the Trail, clearing, planting and installing low volume irrigation.
It’s encouraging to see the youngest family members enjoying the outdoors.

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Garden Club

Hibiscus Circle of the Clermont Garden ClubThe Hibiscus Circle of the Clermont Garden Club toured the Trail.

Then, the Trail went to the Garden Club and presented a program in the Florida scrub-jay.

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Special Guests on the Trail

NWF logoFor 8 years, we have had a very special relationship with the
National Wildlife Federation.

The seed money for the Florida Scrub-Jay Trail was made possible by a grant from the NWF Species Recovery Fund.

Sue Sturges, National Wildlife FederationThis relationship continues today,
and we were recently visited by
Sue Sturges, Manager of Regional Education Programs with National Wildlife Federation. Sue presented Habitat Stewards and Trailblazers
an update of NWF's new programs, including the Flyway Cities program, and the No Child Left Inside initiatives.

Walter Sturgeon, Operation MigrationLater that afternoon, we were treated
to a surprise visit by Walter Sturgeon with Operation Migration.
Walter is part of the crew that escorted 17 Whooping Cranes to Florida.
His account of the trials and tribulations of getting these endangered cranes safely migrated for such a long journey, was fascinating.
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