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Wekiva CMP Update

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The Wekiva River System Management Committee (MC) is performing anupdate to the 2012 Comprehensive Management Plan (CMP). The management planwas originally developed in 2012 to serve as the basis for protecting the Wekiva RiverSystem’s values and ensuring the river will be protected in perpetuity for futuregenerations to enjoy. As part of the update process, the […]

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Dragonfly Mercury Project Sampling 2022

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The Dragonfly Mercury Project engages citizen scientists such as students and teachers in the collection of juvenile dragonflies, also known as dragonfly larvae, from national parks for mercury analysis.

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Friends of the Wekiva River 40th Anniversary Celebration!

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Join us to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Friends of the Wekiva River at Katie’s Landing State Park!
Join the flotilla or come to enjoy live music and food!

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April 22nd Eco-paddle

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Learn how to benefit our waterways and see the Wekiva River first hand on a canoe tour!

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February Eco-Paddle

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Learn how to benefit our waterways and see the Wekiva River first hand on a canoe tour!

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Wekivathlon!

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This fun, self-paced, six-month-long adventure encourages you to get out and explore the Wekiva Basin. For each adventure completed, you will earn a corresponding sticker to mark your achievements. In addition, every two stickers you receive earns you one raffle ticket! The raffle will be held monthly with the chance to win an environmentally-related prize! 

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Mothing at Katie’s Landing Park

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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: Postponed New Date TBD

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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