RIVER EVENTS
Events

Wekiva Wild and Scenic River System- Management Committee Meeting

Date: January 18, 2022

The Wekiva Wild and Scenic River System Management Committee Meeting will be held in person at Wekiwa Springs State Park. We will meet at the Rec Hall. The meeting is on January 18th, 2022 from 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM. 

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Mothing in the Lower Wekiva River State Park Preserve

Date: March 19th 7:00 PM -11:00 PM

Join Wekiva Wild and Scenic River, Wekiva-Middle St. Johns Aquatic Preserve, and Friends of the Wekiva River for a fun nighttime event! Mothing! We will be attracting moths to visit us and documenting individuals through photographs. These photographs will be posted to iNaturalist to identify each moth

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Scrub Jay Hike at Seminole State Forest

Date: March 13th, 2022 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Join us at Seminole State Forest for a guided hike through one of Florida’s most unique and endangered habitats- Scrub! Learn about this unique habitat and the plants and animals that inhabit it, like the endemic Scrub Jay. 

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Amateur Film Festival- “My Wekiva Story”

Date: March 10th, 2022 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Share your Wekiva Story by making a short film for this film festival and compete for prizes! We will gather together to enjoy these short films and vote for the People’s Choice winner! 

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Camp Out! at Lake Norris

Date: February 26-27, 2022

Join Friends of the Wekiva River and Wekiva Wild and Scenic River System at Lake Norris Conservation Area for the annual Friends of Wekiva River Camp Out! This is a primitive campsite with no bathrooms or drinking water. Campers should have all their own camping equipment. 

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Hydrologic Cycle Bike Tour at Wekiwa Springs State Park

Date: February 12, 2022 8:00 AM

Join Wekiva Wild and Scenic River and Friends of the Wekiva River at Wekiwa Springs State Park for a bike tour! This tour will be led by Friends of the Wekiva Rivers’ President, Jim Adamski. 

Bike through the beautiful landscapes of Wekiwa Springs State Park and learn about the hydrologic cycle. 

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Blue Spring State Park Manatee Festival

Date: January 22-23, 2022 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Join Wekiva Wild and Scenic River System and the Wekiva- Middle St. Johns Aquatic Preserve at Blue Spring State Park for the Manatee Festival! This is an annual event celebrating Florida’s most charismatic marine mammal- the manatee! 

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Hidden Springs Tour at Seminole State Forest

Date:January 16, 2022 9:00 AM

Join Wekiva Wild and Scenic River System, Wekiva River Aquatic Preserve, Friends of the Wekiva River, and Seminole State Forest for a tour of the hidden springs! This tour will have limited capacity, so sign up early! A link for registration and tickets will be provided one month in advance, check back soon!

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Friends of the Wekiva River- Monthly Board Meeting

Date: First Thursday of the Month

Join Friends of the Wekiva River for the monthly board meeting. This meeting takes place on the first Thursday of the month at 6:00 PM and due to COVID-19 is being held on Zoom.

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