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      EcoWalk: Scrub Stroll: South Venice Lemon Bay Preserve in Venice


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      October 10, 2019

      Thursday   9:00 AM

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      EcoWalk: Scrub Stroll: South Venice Lemon Bay Preserve

      Join Dr. Katherine Clements, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota Count yecology and natural resources educator, for a stroll through the scrub, a unique environment in an ancient dune system. Register early through ufsarasotaext.eventbrite.com to reserve your spot and receive notice of any changes. 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. 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 kclements@scgov.net or sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu. If you require special accommodations to attend one of our events, please contact us in advance at 941-861-5000 or sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu. 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. Keywords: plants, nature, native, preserve, scrub, gopher tortoise, scrub jay, ecowalk, ecotalk, clements

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