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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



The Trail during Lake County Birding Festival

OCTOBER 3-5, 2014


3rd Annual Wings and Wildflower Festival

Lake County's Wings & Wildflowers Festival (home page)

About the Scrub-jay


Birding with John Thomton
Saturday, October 4th - 7:00am-8:30am and 8:45am-10:15am
John's tours of the Trail are always a huge hit. For the past 7 years John has been monitoring the Florida Scrub-Jay Trail and developed the bird checklist which currently has over 110 species. He developed the Clermont Christmas Bird Count as well as was instrumental in the development of The Disney Christmas Bird Count. While he lives in Central Florida John has travelled extensively and has a vast knowledge of birds from around the country. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, birding with John will be a true pleasure as you gain incite into his birding techniques utilizing site and sound.
Register here with this Wings and Wildflower link.

Gardening for Butterflies - Tag a Butterfly with Dr. Marc Minno
Saturday, October 4th - 10:30am-12:00 and 2:00pm-3:30pm

You will learn how to create the most productive habitat for your very own butterfly garden and then tag your very own Monarch butterfly and track it as it migrates south to Mexico and back to the U.S. Learn from the best. Dr. Minno is an expert on butterflies and their habitats as well as the author of several books on Florida Butterflies and gardening.
Cost: $20.00
Register here with this Wings and Wildflower link.

Butterflies are Free with Jana Harris
Saturday, October 4th - continuously between 10:00am and 4:00pm

Jana will present an in-depth look at the life cycle of the butterfly with an emphasis on the Monarch. Kids can top off the day by participating in the planting of your very own butterfly plant in the pollinator garden. Leave your mark behind as you help save the Monarch!
Free. RSVP required to secure your plant in the garden.  (352)-429-5566
Register here with this Wings and Wildflower link.

Make and Take with Dr. Connie Gibb
Saturday, October 4th - 10:00am-4:00pm

Educator, Dr. Connie Gibb will have a children's table where your young ones can create a "Make and Take" craft that they can take home. This booth is always a hit with the little ones. Educational, Creative and Fun all rolled up into one.

Tours of the Florida Scrub-Jay Trail by Cathy and Bruce Brown
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, throughout each day.
Free You will most likely get a close-up view of the fascinating Florida Scrub-Jay as it prepares for the winter ahead. See Florida's only endemic bird and learn why we may lose it forever and how you may help!
Register here with this Wings and Wildflower link.
Check out the schedule under Fieldtrips at wingsandwildflowers.com RSVP Today!

More details are available on www.WingsandWildflowers.com.
Don't get caught having to wait for another year to partake in one of many adventures. Be sure to register online NOW for the programs you want to take. Don't delay as all openings are on a first come first serve basis!

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