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The Trailhead is located in Lake County, Florida. map

For more information, please contact info@scrubjaytrail.org
(352) 429-5566

sat - wed : 8:00-5:00

Email photo contributions
of wildlife or plants seen
on the trail to this address: photos@scrubjaytrail.org



August 24, 2012 Trailday Newsletter
Hello Trailblazers and Friends,

"What's been happening?"

This is what's happening at the Trail

"Arrival of baby Bluebirds at the Scrubjay Trail"
photo: Jana Harris

"A visit from Little Darlings Children's Center in Umatilla"

"Eagle Scout Alex Field's community project;
Constructing 6 Wood Duck nesting boxes and installing them in Flag Lake"

"Birding Workshop with John Thomton"
photo: Terri Cleary

"Volunteers at Adopt-a-Road Cleanup"

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Upcoming Events

September 28-30, 2012
Wings and Wildflowers Festival

For details  Click here
For Scrub-jay Trail specific events  Click here

Lake County Economic Development and Tourism
is excited to announce a Lake County Birding Festival this fall. Titled "Wings and Wildflowers", the festival will be held September 28-30, at beautiful Hickory Point Park in Tavares.

October 13, 8am-12am
Gardening for Butterflies with Marc Minno

Click here
  for more details and to RSVP.


Photography Contributions
As always, we are proud to show off your photos. When you visit, if you are happy with a particular photo or two that you have taken and are willing to share it with others,please forward those to  photos@scrubjaytrail.org.  New photos are posted regularly in the Gallery Section. Please include your contact info for proper recognition.

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Florida Scrub-Jay Online Store

Many of you are asking how you can purchase a Florida Scrub-Jay Trail T-Shirt or front license plate your car. Simply visit this website's "Store" section on the main menu bar!

Florida Scrub-jay T-shirt Florida Scrub-jay License Plate Florida Scrub-jay Mug

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. For T-shirts, coffee mugs, mouse pads etc. visit our store today.

We thank you for your support.

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Final Notes

Equipment Needs
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

Thank you to those who have renewed your annual membership or have become a new member. 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.

For a membership , please complete the application form and return with your payment.
As 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

The mission of the Florida Scrub-Jay Consortium is to preserve the Florida Scrub-Jay from extinction through preservation, restoration and education. Your support is very important to us and is vital for continuing our mission.

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