Off Site Event: Florida Birding & Nature Festival

2019 Florida Birding & Nature Festival

Come see Heartwood at our Vendor table ~

 

 

Attention Birders!

Celebrate the wonders of the birds, wildlife, and natural lands that we enjoy in West Central Florida.

A 4-day festival offering presentations workshops keynotes field trips boat trips a nature expo a turtle symposium presentations were you can learn from renowned professionals, experience peak migration, and shop unique products!

 

INFO: Florida Birding & Nature Festival

 

Heartwood’s Welcome Center will be CLOSED

on Thursday & Friday, October 17th – 18th.

Preserve gates open normal, posted hours.

 

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SATURDAY ONLY SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM

 

A special symposium with seven speakers – “Exploring Florida’s Rich Turtle Diversity,”  co-sponsored by the Florida Turtle Conservation Trust.

 

HEARTWOOD PRESERVE VOLUNTEER DAY

 

 

HEARTWOOD PRESERVE VOLUNTEER WORK DAY

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018

9 AM – 12 PM

 

Enjoy getting your hands dirty and want to connect with nature?

Heartwood Preserve’s Volunteer Day is a day of service that demonstrates and celebrates the power of “Friends of Heartwood Preserve”, who volunteer together, supporting their neighborhood and this natural habitat.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018

HEARTWOOD PRESERVE VOLUNTEER WORK DAY

9 AM – 12 PM


Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities:

You will help our Nature Preserve by removing exotic invasive weeds, maintaining our native wildflower beds, grooming trails and more! Your efforts will help with the upkeep of this ecosystem for wildlife as well as create a beautiful place for the community to enjoy! You will also learn about plants that belong, and those that don’t. We will be working outdoors, so please dress in weather appropriate attire, wear sturdy closed-toed shoes (old sneakers or boots), sun protection and be sure to bring a water bottle. We will have cool water to refill bottles, along with snacks, to keep everyone hydrated & fortified.

 

*Please RSVP by Monday, 10/15/18*

Ages 12 and up are welcome (ages 12 to 17 must have parent/guardian sign a release).

 

 

On-going Volunteer Roles Needed:

  • Caretakers for our Native Plant Garden/Butterfly Garden
  • Removal of invasive species
  • School Group Community Service
  • Community Service Projects
  • Trash pick-up

 

 

Volunteer hours provided, bring your company or school forms.

Contact Laura for more information

 

 

4100 STARKEY BOULEVARD

TRINITY, FL 34655

727.376.5111

“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!