Sunday, December 18, 2011

Winter Fair at the Florida Scrub Jay Trail


Todd and I spent the day yesterday at the Winter Fair at the Scrub Jay Trail in Lake County, Florida. We were part of the volunteer team for this event and had a blast!

country wagon ride



Tours through the Florida scrub on a horse-drawn wagon,  watching local metal workers create their art and munching funnel cakes offered by the Boy Scouts

forging metal


NWF's Ranger Rick was there as well :)



the Silent Auction benefited the Florida Scrub Jay Trail



The Scrub Jay Trail is a sanctuary for the federally threatened Florida Scrub Jay, a species whose population is estimated at fewer than 6,000 birds. Florida Scrub Jays live primarily in scrub and sandhill areas.

The Florida Scrub-Jay Trail provides an opportunity to experience plants, birds, and other wildlife of the Florida scrub.

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting about this. I've lived in Florida for several years, but I had never heard of the Scrub Jay Trail or this event.

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  2. check their website, they have all kinds of events going on throughout the year. The WinterFair was the first this year :-)

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