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Cancelled: Gather & Sow Acorns to Restore Florida Scrub-Jay Habitat (FWC Moody Branch (9/30/2017)
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Due to the impact of Hurricane Irma in Florida’s Southwest Region, all Ridge Rangers workdays through the end of September are cancelled.

 Export to Your Calendar 9/30/2017
When: From 8:30 am to around noon
Where: FWC Moody Branch Wildlife and Environmental Area - Parking Lot
Taylor Grade Road
Parrish, Florida  34219
United States
Contact: Bill Parken
863.699.3742

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Due to the impact of Hurricane Irma in Florida’s Southwest Region, all Ridge Rangers workdays through the end of September are cancelled.


To create more habitat for endangered Florida Scrub-Jays, we’ll be gathering scrub oak acorns and then sowing them in a nearby restoration area.

Sprouts from the sown acorns will help develop scrub habitat.

 
 Gathering acorns from a scrub oak tree. Sowing acorns using a provided GPS to insure coverage 



FWC Moody Branch Wildlife and Environmental Area

Off of Highway 62 between Wachula and Parrish - Rides available from the Lake Wales Ridge Area


Meet at the new parking lot area for Moody Branch.

See the red marker in this zoom-able Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/BWxZ9GsM4Mw


Directions

From Parrish:

Take FL-62 east from Parrish for approximately 14 miles and then turn left (north) onto Bunker Hill Road.

From Wauchula

Head north on US 17 a few miles out of the town to the intersection of FL-62, and turn left (west) onto FL-62. Continue on FL-62 for approximately 23 miles to Bunker Hill Road, and turn right (north) onto Bunker Hill.

FYI - Bunker Hill Road makes and loop and connects with FL-62 twice – take the second or most westerly intersection.

Once on Bunker Hill Road

Continue to go north for approximately 1 mile, and then turn left (west) onto Taylor Grade Road. Continue on Taylor Grade for approximately 3.6 miles and look for the FWC Moody Branch parking area on the left (west side of road).


Please wear sturdy footwear, long pants, long sleeves, hat, and bring your work gloves and hiker's water bottle or similar.

We'll have drinking water and all tools needed