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Mothing in the Lower Wekiva River State Park Preserve

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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

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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”

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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

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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

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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

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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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Family Day at Wekiwa Springs State Park

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Date: December 4, 2021 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Wekiva Wild and Scenic River and Friends of the Wekiva River are hosting a Family Day! Come out to Wekiwa Springs State Park on Saturday, December 4th from 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM to join us for arts & crafts, scavenger hunts, guided hikes, and tram tours of the park.

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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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