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Pine Lily Preserve

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The Jr. Naturalist Program is offered through the Orange County Environmental Protection Division to provide opportunities for students, ages 8-14, to learn about nature through outdoor exploration, environmental activities and wildlife interaction. All classes are free and open to the public. Space is limited and varies per class. If registration is full, you may select to be added to the waitlist. Please note that most of our classes are held on conservation properties that do not have restrooms or other public facilities.

Group Instructions: Please make sure all members register individually and the group leader provides contact information along with total number of participants. Group leaders should confirm attendance through the contact tab one week prior to the event.

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Fall 2017 Schedule*

September 16, 2017

10 a.m.

Frogs and Calls of the Swamp

Bring the family out for a morning of fun! You will have the opportunity to learn the calls of several central Florida frog species and then head out on a frog finding expedition. Be prepared to get wet and muddy as we walk through the wetland of Pine Lily Preserve to listen for peeps, ribbits, hums, and croaks of our local amphibian singers. Please wear weather appropriate clothing, waterproof shoes and bring sunscreen and bug spray. Please note: there are not public restrooms at this site.

Location: Pine Lily Preserve

710 South County Road 13

Orlando, FL 32833

October TBD

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

November 18, 2017

10-11:30 a.m.


Location: Christmas Creek Preserve

Spring 2017 Schedule*

January 20, 2018- Orienteering with Trees

February 17, 2018- Hiking 101 and Chertok Photography Contest

March 17, 2018- Fishing Clinic

April 21, 2018

10-11:30 a.m.

Caterpillar City

Location: Lake Lucie Conservation Area

43 Rainey Road

Sorrento, FL 32712 (Apopka Area)

May 19, 2018-TBD

*Activity schedule and topic are subject to change.

Registration dates will open individually, as each activity date is completed.

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