Saturday, September 22nd 2012
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Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
Blue Spring Water Festival
Time & Place
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
2100 W. French Avenue, Orange City, Florida 32763
Come join us in celebration of National Public Lands Day & Literacy Month at the Blue Spring Water Festival. The event will have activities for kids, educational displays and programs about the Springshed and Manatees, guided walks. Bring your family and enjoy the day, there will be something for everyone. Sponsored by Blue Spring Alliance, Friends of Blue Spring State Park Inc., and the Walter and Betty Boardman Foundation.
Following the Water to Wakulla Springs
Time & Place
8:00 a.m. - noon
Wakulla Springs Basin
Join noted biologist Jim Stevenson on this fascinating tour and exploration of the spring basin that examines the quantity and quality of water flowing from the Florida capital to world famous Wakulla Springs. Learn how the astonishing connection of underground caves conducts groundwater throught the remarkable Floridan Aquifer. See the watery windows of this underground wonder. Experience the scenic basin area of Wakulla Springs set against the attractive backdrop of native flora and wildlife. Jim will share his remarkable knowledge acquired as chief naturalist of Florida's state parks for 20 years, so don't miss this opportunity!
$18 per person includes admission to Wakulla Springs State park and over 60% of your fee is donated to two local non-profits working to protect Wakulla Springs.
Car caravan tour departs from Tallahassee with nine stops of interest including lakes, sinkholes, and wastewater treatment plant on our travel to Wakulla Springs. For complete details and tour registration, visit our website at the link below.
(850) 926-3376 | Web