Press launch from Alachua Conservation Trust
Alachua Conservation Trust (ACT), in partnership with Friends of Little Orange Creek, the Alachua County Library District, and the City of Hawthorne, will have fun Nature Day in May on May 7 at Little Orange Creek Nature Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This occasion will spotlight the significance of each conservation and environmental training and may also present attendees with the chance to get pleasure from time outdoor. There will probably be a spread of actions to partake in, together with guided hikes, arts and crafts, reside wildlife demonstrations, youngsters’s actions, and extra. The occasion may also function reside performances from native bands The Front Porch Backsteppers and Clay Dixon & the Piccadillies. Cilantro Tacos meals truck could have lunch choices accessible for buy.
Little Orange Creek Nature Park and Preserve encompasses almost 2,900 acres of undeveloped land that was conserved by means of the partnerships between ACT, Alachua County, Friends of Little Orange Creek, Putnam Land Conservancy, Conservation Florida, and the City of Hawthorne. The nature park contains a playground, nature middle, and coated pavilion alongside its pure magnificence.
“We are excited about getting back out there and celebrating spring, renewal, and togetherness again,” mentioned Randi Cameon, president of the Friends of Little Creek group. “Donations are welcome to support our environmental education program and historical preservation project for the park. We hope you bring a blanket or lawn chair and come enjoy the park with us!”
Nature Day in May is free and open to the general public. Little Orange Creek Nature Park is positioned 1.3 miles east of Hawthorne at 24115 SE Hawthorne Road on the south facet of Highway 20.