Plant Acorns to Restore Scrub Oak Habitat at Royce Ranch (12/17/2013)
Tuesday, Dec 17
From 9 AM to around noon
FWC Royce Unit
1630 Royce Ranch Avenue
Lake Placid, Florida 33852
Phone: 863 661 3368
Help restore damaged scrub oak habitat by planting select
acorns. It's easy and you'll see a special remote area of the Royce
We'll be moving through an open sandy area and planting acorns collected by Ridge Rangers earlier this fall. We'll be using dibbles or other tools you can use while standing, and you won't need to kneel down to plant.
We'll meet in the main parking area by the offices at Royce
(directions below). Please wear closed toe shoes and bring your work gloves and
a hiker's water bottle or similar to carry drinking water.
effort is part of Project Acorn – A multiyear effort to restore damaged scrub
oak habitat on the Lake Wales Ridge.
From the corner of US 27 and CR 621 in Lake Placid, go east
on CR 621 1.7 miles to Hallmark Avenue on the left.
Turn left on Hallmark.
After 3.6 miles the road makes a sharp left
and sharp right and changes names to Royce Ranch Ave.
After a total of 5.0 miles on Hallmark /
Royce Ranch Ave, Royce Ranch is on the left, marked by an FWC logo.
Turn left onto the driveway and follow it
back to the offices.
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