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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 August 28, 2010 Trailday Newsletter

Visitors to the Trail

August Trailday with National Wildlife Federation Special Guest


This Saturday from 8am-11am we are honored to have Eliza Russell, Director of Education Programs for National Wildlife Federation with us. This is Elizas first trip to The Florida Scrub-Jay Trail and she is very excited to see the Florida scrub-jays and the restoration being done by both the Trailblazers and the NWF Habitat Sewards. Eliza will fill us in on the latest programs at NWF and all are welcome to attend this event.

Eagle Scout Candidate Cory Yost Contributes ToTrail
Cory Yost, of  Boy Scout Troop 784, sponsored by The First Untied Methodist Church, Clermont, has completed his project for his Eagle Scout Award. Cory's project consisted of designing and building 4 picnic tables, specifically ADA accessible. Each table will be utilized by groups that are either contributing in the Giving Garden (see below), participating in an environmental workshop/seminar or simply enjoying a picnic lunch with nature. This much needed addition sets another fine example of community support led by a young gentleman who had a desire to help others.
We thank you Cory and all who supported your project.

Contributors To The Trail
Dan Cleary designed and completed the first covered picnic table on the Trail to the delight of many already. Many have enjoyed and commented on how nice it is to have a place to stop and watch the scrub-jays, gopher tortoises and other wildlife while resting in the shade.
Thank you Dan!

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.

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