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POSTPONED - UF/IFAS Extension: EcoWalk - Scrub Stroll - South Venice Lemon Bay Preserve

Free Event


Please note that this event has been postponed until further notice. For the safety and health of our customers, staff and community, UF/IFAS Extension and Sarasota County Government administrators have issued guidance that limits interaction with group settings in an effort to stem the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. We are working on alternative course delivery methods, such as online/webinar offerings, and will provide information as it becomes available.

Join Dr. Katherine Clements, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County ecology and natural resources educator, for a stroll through the scrub, a unique environment in an ancient dune system.

Register early through to reserve your spot and receive notice of any changes.

Eventbrite registration link:

If registration is full, try to register by going to Sarasota County Parks and Recreation events: Scroll to find Nature Walks.

This unique habitat is home to a variety of plants and other animals.

Learn about threatened, endemic, and keystone species such as the Florida scrub-jay and gopher tortoise.

Appreciate the wonders of the scrub and how we can help protect this dwindling habitat.

Participants should wear comfortable footwear for walking in soft sand. Be prepared for limited shade.

Most appropriate for ages 12 and up.

Instructor: UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County educator.

For more information, call 941-861-9822 or email or

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NOTE: Classes and events may be canceled at any time due to low registration or other circumstances, with full refunds issued for paid events. Similar classes or events often are offered on future dates.

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