Category: Events

FOWR- Rock Springs Run State Reserve Hike

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Date: November 7, 2021

Join Friends of the Wekiva River for a hike in Rock Springs Run State Reserve! Choose to hike with a guide or a self-guided hike. Provide feedback on your hike to improve the trail options at Rock Springs Run State Reserve.

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Friends of the Wekiva River (FOWR) Paddle Trip- Emerald Cut

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Date: October 28, 2021

Join FOWR to paddle Emerald Cut! Reservations are required!
Paddle the section of Rock Springs Run known as Emerald Cut! Together with guides Jim Adamski, President of Friends of the Wekiva River, and Ashley Konon, River Ambassador for the Wekiva Wild and Scenic River, you will travel upstream on the beautiful waters of Rock Springs.

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Friends of the Wekiva River (FOWR) Butterflies and Wildflowers at Wekiwa Springs State Park

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Date: Sunday October 10, 2021

Nancy Prine, a FOWR Board Member and expert on butterflies, will give an introduction on their habits and habitats and will lead a hunt through the longleaf pine sandhill area. Expect to see plenty of wildflowers among the wiregrass and turkey oaks.

The hike is free but the park entrance fee is $6/vehicle (up to 8 people) and $4 for a single driver.

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Friends of the Wekiva River (FOWR) Black Water Creek Paddle

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Date: September 11, 2021

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Dragonfly Mercury Project Sample at Lake Norris

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Date: June 15th 2021

Join the Wekiva River Ambassador and the Wekiva River Aquatic Preserve for the 2021 Dragonfly Mercury Project!

Meet at the Lake Norris Conservation Area East Trailhead, 24542 Blackwater Creek Rd, Eustis, FL 32736 on Tuesday June 15th at 9:30 AM

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Clean Up!

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Date: Saturday April 3rd 2021

Join Seminole State Forest and the Wekiva River Ambassador on April 3, 2021 to clean up Black Water Creek! Meet at Seminole State Forest to get signed in, then drive as a group to the first clean up area (SR 46 Bridge).

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Wekiwa Springs Watch

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Date: Event Held Monthly

Time: 8:45 AM

Join the Wekiva Springs Watch group for the monthly water quality monitoring.

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24th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count

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Date: February 12-15th 2021

Count the birds you see for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, and then enter your checklist online with eBird (https://ebird.org/about) or the Merlin Bird ID app (https://merlin.allaboutbirds.org/)

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Annual Three Bridges Clean Up!

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Date: Saturday March 6th 2021

Clean up under SR 44, CR 44A, and Lake Norris Rd. Bridge that cross Black Water Creek.

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20th Anniversary Wilsons Landing Paddle & Clean Up

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Date: Sunday October 25th 2020

Provided by Wekiva Outfitters- Launching from Wilson’s Landing..

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