Wekiva Eco Program
Friends of the Wekiva River Field Trip: Wekiva ECO Program
9 a.m. April 12, 2014 at Wekiwa Springs State Park
Wekiva Wild and Scenic River Ambassador Virginia Oros and others will lead a Friends of the Wekiva River field trip at 9 a.m. April 12, at the Live Oak Pavilion in the picnic area at Wekiwa Springs State Park, 1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka, FL 32712. This fun, informative and educational program will feature Florida’s springs and groundwater, ecosystem restoration using prescribed fire and a guided tour of the Nature Center. Meet Lucky the Gopher Tortoise, Molly the Pine Snake and other live, native animals.
A park entrance fee of $6 per vehicle is required. Comfortable walking shoes, insect repellant, drinking water and a camera are recommended. This field trip will last for about 3 hours, but participants are welcome to enjoy the park all day, including swimming in the springs.
This field trip will last for about 3 hours, but participants are welcome to enjoy the park all day, including swimming in the springs.
To RSVP or for more information, please contact the Oros at 407-330-6727 or Virginia.Oros@dep.state.fl .us.