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The Trailhead is located in Lake County, Florida. map

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Excerpt from September 26, 2009 Trailday Newsletter

Scrub-Jay Update

Our jays have been very elusive. Not caring about anything but the acorn crop. This is typical for this time of year however, they started very early in July pulling off the smallest of acorns. That is not typical. It will be interesting to see what this means as far as our winter weather.

The jays have also been covering many acres each day in search of those acorns, also typical this time of year. Much of today they spent in the newest restoration area, where they were first spotted 12 years ago. Many of you have worked hard cutting back the overgrown citrus and tall oaks. Neal Rossdeutscher has spent endless hours each week opening up the white sandy soils , bush hogging and keeping the fence lines cleared. Everyone has pitched in with eradicating the invasive exotics. The scrub-jays are loving it!

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