Guided Tour of The Florida Scrub-Jay
Trail, September 4th from 8am-11am
In this 3 hour program, Stewards will begin with a cold glass
of lemonade as you learn about the status of the Florida scrub-jay and its habitat.
Tour the Florida Scrub-Jay Trail; observe a family of resident jays; learn about
the native plants of the Florida Scrub and proper planting techniques.
token of you visit behind, if you choose to participate in the planting of
a scrub-oak on the Trail, and find out how you can contribute to the preservation
of the species on your own property. This program is open to all adults and
children who share a love of the outdoors, birds and wildlife.
for the stewardship program are required to assure a spot.
Contact us at:
Jeri Baldwin, Organic Gardener, and owner of
, an ecological preserve and education
center in Marion County, FL will present
a workshop on The
Ins and Outs of Organic Gardening, Saturday, September 11, 2010
at B.B.Brown's Gardens, Clermont,
Before you dig your first shovel you must have
a plan. In this hands-on workshop Jeri will guide you step by step
through your organic garden plan. Topics covered; how to test and
your soil for maximum productivity, composting and benefits,
what to plant where and when, key tools that will make your life
Cost: $55.00 includes
take home materials
Bring: A brown bagged lunch
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September
1st. Homework is required before class starts.
Contact: (352)-429-5566 or
Lake County Adopt A Roadway Clean-Up, Saturday, September 18th from
Florida Scrub-Jay Consortium in partnership with Lake County "Adopt-A
Roadway" program participates in a 2 mile clean-up on Monte Vista Road
For more details see in
the News section. Due to the Ribbon Cutting
(see below) we will end the clean-up early and follow-up
with the cookout after the ceremony.
remaining schedule for 2010 is Saturday, September 18th and December
Ribbon Cutting - Craig Tufts Pollinator Garden, Saturday, September 18, 2010 10am
Join Jean Tufts, wife of Craig Tufts, as we officially open
the Craig Tufts Pollinator Garden along the Florida Scrub-Jay Trail. Craig worked
for National Wildlife Federation for 33 years as Chief Naturalist. He passed
away June 2009.
Join in the festivities as we celebrate the importance of pollinators
in our food supply.
"Show us your Florida Scrub-Jay Trail T-Shirt" contest
Next time you're out and about with your camera, send us a picture
of you in your Florida Scrub-Jay Trail T-shirt. An independent panel
of judges will be choosing a winner from the most unique location,
whether it be you own hometown or around the world.
Winner will receive
a package of Florida Scrub-Jay Trail merchandise.
Send photo to
Florida Scrub-Jay Trail On-Line Store
Visit this website's Store section to purchase Florida Scrub-Jay
Trail T- Shirts, front License Plates your car, Coffee Mugs, or Mouse
The Florida Scrub-Jay Consortium contributes a portion of the proceeds from the purchase of the license plates towards the Florida Scrub-Jay Education Fund. We thank you for your support.
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