“NATIONAL WILDLIFE DAY” – #NationalWildlifeDay

“NATIONAL WILDLIFE DAY” – September 4

National Wildlife Day is observed annually on September 4th. CLICK HERE to learn more: 

 

HOW TO OBSERVE

Use #NationalWildlifeDay to post on social media. We would love to see your photos of Heartwood Preserve’s wildlife.

Email your personal photos to Diana@HeartwoodPreserve.com to be included in our upcoming “NATIONAL WILDLIFE DAY” Facebook album.

(*Please mention & include your name if wanting photo credit)

We are excited to see YOUR pictures of the Preserve!

 

West Pasco Death Café (off site event)

Thursday, 5/17/18, 6:30 PM at the Oasis Coffee Spot

West Pasco Death Café 

 

 

We welcome you to be a part of a global movement to discuss death, dying and end-of-life concerns.

*No agenda, no selling, no special themes – just real people with deep thoughts, stories, questions & personal experiences they wish to share – and maybe a few laughs too!

Death Café members can enjoy cake and refreshments in a comfortable, safe, private, respectful setting. We are not however, a support group for people who are actively grieving or in the end-of-life planning stages. We kindly suggest members are 18 years of age and older as well.

Free to attend with donations accepted, as this location does charge a fee for their private room.

PLEASE RSVP.

Want more information? Visit our local Death Café Meet Up Page &/or the official Death Café website, to better educate yourself: www.DeathCafe.com

 

 

Talk & Tour: Earth Day

Earth Day Talk & Tour: Topic: “Native Plants Are Not Weeds!”

 

 

Saturday, April 21, 2018

 9:00 AM – 10 AM 

Join us for our monthly Talk & Tour Series at Heartwood Preserve.

Come and learn about Florida’s Native Plants from our Guest Speaker, a Master Gardener & a member of the Nature Coast Chapter of the Native Plant Society: Mary Ellen Gotto.

What are native plants?  What is the importance of native plants to the environment and for wildlife?

Find out more about purchasing and planting Florida Native Plants for your home. 

Handouts available to take with you AND one very lucky attendee will leave with a door prize: a Native Plant from Mary Ellen’s personal, award-winning garden!

 

This Talk & Tour will last about one hour, and all ages are welcome.

Reservations are not required but appreciated.

Meet at Heartwood’s Welcome Center.

 

 

 

Heartwood Preserve

4100 Starkey Blvd.

Trinity, FL 34655

(727) 376-5111

 

  • guided slow-paced walk

  • bring water

  • wear insect repellent if you wish

  • wear comfortable clothing & closed-toe shoes

  • call for questions/details/RSVP

 

Trees of Heartwood: A Walking Tour

Trees of Heartwood: A Walking Tour

 

The 4 trees highlighted in our Heartwood walk are described below:

Longleaf Pinecome see the stages of growth

Slash PineLearn why the Slash pine is named after the “slashes”

Cypress & Oak. 

Learn how to identify these trees and what their roles are in Florida’s ecosystems.

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Talk & Tour Series at Heartwood, 9:00 AM, Saturday 2/24/18, Topic: “Trees of Heartwood” ~ Come take a guided walk through the Preserve with Heartwood’s Founder & Executive Director Laura Starkey to learn about the different species of trees that live here: the keystone Longleaf Pine, Slash Pine, Cypress and Oaks.

– Free, all ages welcome, moderate walk/hike, bring water, wear closed-toe shoes, wear comfortable clothing.

a RSVP is appreciated: (727) 376-5111

our email: info@HeartwoodPreserve.com

please call or email with any questions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Talk & Tour: Earth-friendly burial options

Heartwood Preserve Talk & Tour Series:

Earth-friendly burial options

Tuesday, 12/5/17

 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

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Biodegradable shrouds? Ground burial with no concrete vault? No embalming?

Yes – you have choices. Come and learn about Natural Burial.

Stop in for this discussion – we will have refreshments, information packets for you to take home & a guided walk through the cemetery – to answer all of your questions.

 

RSVP: email Heartwood Preserve: info@HeartwoodPreserve.com

or call our Welcome Center (727) 376-5111

 

 

 

This Talk & Tour:

  • free
  • slow walk
  • wear/bring insect repellent if you wish
  • wear comfortable clothing & closed-toe shoes
4100 Starkey Boulevard
Trinity, Florida
34655

Talk About Town – Heartwood Preserve (Off Site Event)

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Talk about Town INVITE

 

 

Join us for a talk with Heartwood Conservation Cemetery Founder and Executive Director, Laura Starkey. She will discuss the practice of natural burial and its environmental benefits, preplanning, and how they’ve developed events to familiarize the public on the concept of “Green Burial” and promote environmental stewardship and conservation. Contact People Places for more information on this event.

 

*OFF SITE EVENT*

Open to the community!