Scouts and Community Organizations
If you are looking for a service project or Eagle Scout project we have several that need to be accomplished.
Guided Tour of The Florida Scrub-Jay
Trail, November 6, from 8am-11am
In this 3 hour program, first time visitors to the Trail will
learn about the status of the Florida scrub-jay and its habitat. During a tour
of the Florida Scrub-Jay Trail visitors will watch for the resident jays and
learn about the native plants of the Florida Scrub.
Following the tour, visitors
will participate in the planting of a scrub-oak on the Trail, and find out how
they can contribute to the preservation of the species on their own property.
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:
Feel free to share this information with your
Lake County "Adopt a Roadway" Project.
The Florida Scrub-Jay Trail has joined forces with the Lake County "Adopt-a-Roadway" program to clean up a 2 mile stretch of the Monte Vista Rd. roadside in Clermont. We are asking for folks to join us on Saturday,
December 18th from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. In return for your help, you receive the following benefits:
• A pre-clean-up breakfast on the Trailhouse porch: Coffee, Tea, Juice, Quiche, Fruit, Pastry, etc. at 8:00am.
• A chance to wear a spiffy Day-Glo vest
• A 4 mile walk (up and back)
• A really good feeling for helping to cleanup our highways.
• A Cookout following the clean-up featuring burgers, hotdogs, veggie burgers, baked beans and any dish you would like to add.
• BONUS GAME: Most unique item found wins a Florida Scrub-Jay
Details announced at 8am sharp on Saturday.
"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.
If you or anyone you know can assist in obtaining the following items, we would greatly appreciate it:
- A front end loader for the tractor is needed to continue with the Trail restoration;
- A 4-6 passenger golf cart type vehicle to assist those guests who cannot walk well on the guided tours.
|"Florida Scrub-jays at
the Trail" photo:
Fall is a perfect time to renew your membership or become
a new member of the Florida Scrub-Jay Trail. With increased participation in our programs and activities we are able to make a bigger impact. It is through your voluntary efforts and active support that this growth is made possible. Members like you provide the primary source of funding to continue to educate others about the Florida scrub-jay and its habitat.
please complete the and return with your payment.
a member, you will receive the following benefits:
• 10% discount on plants and merchandise at B.B. Brown's Gardens
• Invitation to special events for members only
• 10% discount on workshops held at the Trailhead
• A feeling of well being for helping to preserve the Florida Scrub-Jay
The mission of the Florida Scrub-Jay Consortium
is to preserve the Florida Scrub-Jay and its habitat. Your support
is very important to us and is vital for continuing our mission.
See you at the Trail!
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