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

Free Event

Description

If registration is full, try to register by going to Sarasota County Parks and Recreation events: https://web1.vermontsystems.com/wbwsc/flsarasotawt.wsc/search.html. Scroll to find Nature Walks.

Join Dr. Katherine Clements, Ecology and Natural Resources Educator, Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension & Sustainability for a stroll through the scrub, a unique environment in an ancient dune system.

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.

Appropriate for ages 12-102.

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

Eventbrite class link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ecowalk-scrub-stroll-south-venice-lemon-bay-preserve-registration-52354383370

For more information, call 941-861-9822 or email kclements@scgov.net or sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu

Instructor: Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension & Sustainability educator

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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