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Thursday, October 22nd 2015

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Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Education Series for the Curious Adult

Runs through Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 

Time & Place

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
Rainbow Springs State Park; 19158 South West 81st Place Road; Dunnellon, FL 34432

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Free with regular park admission.

Rainbow Springs State Park and the Friends of Rainbow Springs invite any and all curious adults interested in learning about a variety of topics such as gardening, native wildlife and pollinators, invasive exotic plants, local Florida history, protection of the River and watershed, the ground beneath your feet and so much more. The Adult Education Series are monthly talks given in a comfortable sit-down setting and will include presentations by local professionals, Master Gardeners, historians, Rainbow Springs State Park staff and volunteers and guest speakers from different occupations and backgrounds. There is something to learn for everyone.

Additional Information:

Presentations will be given in a covered open-air pavilion that is ADA accessible.

Presentations will be approximately one to one and a half hours in length.

Arrive early to enjoy refreshments and to get a seat. Space is limited.

Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of Rainbow Springs volunteer citizen support organization.

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS:

In order to participate in this program, one:

• Must have the ability to follow visual and/or verbal instructions independently or with the assistance of a companion

• Must have the ability to withstand exposure to outdoor air temperatures under a covered pavilion for up to two hours

• Must have the ability sit or stand independently or with the assistance of a companion for up to two hours.

More Information

352-465-8555 | Email

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Rainbow Springs

 

Santa Fe River Springs Protection Forum

Runs through Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 

Time & Place

9:00AM - 12:00PM EDT
High Springs New Century Woman's Club; 40 NW 1st Ave, High Springs, FL

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The springs forum was created by concerned citizens to create a venue where government officials, professionals, and the public can discuss the issues and solutions to protecting our local springs. Alachua County Environmental Protection Department coordinates quarterly meetings, which are open to the public, for the working group.

The focus of the meeting will be on septic systems, with Elke Ursin from the FL Department of Health and Roxanne Groover with the Florida Onsite Wastewater Association as speakers.

The meeting agenda is posted at the web link below.

Following a long lunch break, join us at Poe Springs from 2:00 - 4:00 for a field trip with Pete Butt and Tom Morris from Karst Environmental Services. If interested, meet at the Lodge at Poe Springs at 2:00 prepared to walk in the woods for a couple hours (pants, bug spray, close toed shoes, water, etc.). We will see some of the karst features that Pete shared images of during the July meeting! The field trip is part of a springs tag grant administered through the Wildlife Foundation of Florida.

More Information

Stacie Greco | 352-264-6829 | Email | Web | Map

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Santa Fe River

 
 

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