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Monday, January 19, 2009

Volusia County announces February outdoors events

Guided Hike of Hickory Bluff Preserve Guise Rd., off Maytown Rd, Osteen Friday, February 6, 2009 9:00-11:00 Explore this jewel of Volusia County Conservation Lands. Hikers will experience diverse Florida habitats including pine flatwoods, xeric oak hammock, cypress dome and swamp, plus walk the shoreline of a natural piece of the St. Johns River. Wear comfortable clothes that match the weather and hiking or walking shoes. Bring water to drink. Eco-buggy Tour of Lake George Wildlife Management Area, north end off Lake George Rd., Seville Saturday, February 14 1:00-3:00 pm Take a short eco-buggy tour of the north side of Lake George Wildlife Management Area. (This is the first tour we've done on this side.) This tour is in cooperation with the Seville Village Improvement Association "Benefit Trail Ride and Bar-B-Que" to raise funds to acquire and maintain the old Seville Public School building for community use. The event includes: Trail ride (bring your own horse) (10:00 am) -- $10.00 Hearty bar-b-Que/southern cooking lunch (12:00 pm) --$12.00 Guided Eco-buggy Tour after lunch (1:00 pm) -- Free For more info, contact Bonnie Cary, Volusia naturalist, (386) 736-5276, (386) 804-0437 (cell), bcary@co.volusia.fl.us.

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