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12/16/2017
Flying WILD Educator Workshop: Miami Dade!

12/16/2017
Children in the WILD; Winter

12/16/2017
Improve FWC Lake Blue Scrub for Listed Species (12/16/2017)

12/19/2017
Creative Nature Photography and Camera Basics Classes

Reduce Sand Pines to Help Endangered Scrub-Jays & Hot Dog Cookout (FWC Carter Creek, 12/2/2017)
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Reduce Sand Pines to Help Endangered Scrub-Jays & Hot Dog Cookout (FWC Carter Creek, 12/2/2017)

Sand Pines will take over a Scrub Habitat, eliminating homes for endangered Scrub-Jays and harboring predators. We'll be cutting down the pines to create more useable habitat for Scrub-Jays.

12/2/2017
When: From 8 AM to around noon
Where: FWC Carter Creek
4603 Riverdale Rd
Sebring, Florida  33825
United States
Contact: Bill Parken
863 699 3742


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We'll be cutting down intruding sand pines to create more useable habitat for Scrub-Jays.

We'll also be having a hot dog cookout afterwards!

Qualified Ridge Rangers may use chain saws, and battery-powered sawsalls, handsaws, etc will be available for others. 



Meet at the Carter Creek Main Entrance/Parking Area


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

We'll have cold drinking water and all the tools necessary.


 The FWC Carter Creek Unit is part of the Lake Wales Ridge Wildlife and Environmental Area. The most distinctive natural community on the Lake Wales Ridge is scrub, home to one of the rarest collections of plants and animals in the world. Healthy scrub has the appearance of a miniature forest with trees seldom taller than 10 feet and open patches of sand. The WEA contains 20 of 22 federally listed plant species known to occur on the Lake Wales Ridge