Lake/Sumter County

Insect Safari at Oakland Nature Preserve

  • When: Saturday, February 8, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 747 Machete Trail Oakland, FL 34760
  • Cost: Free for Members, $5 Non Members

NOTE: Event on 2/1/2020 rained out, rescheduled for 2/8/2020.
Led by entomologist Christy LeDuc, this is a fun, family suitable program where attendees will learn about different native insects of Florida. A different topic is featured each month.

What you can expect: The Program will start with a brief classroom presentation, following by a guided hike on the Preserve, where attendees have the opportunity to see bugs up close and personal!

What to bring: Participants are advised to bring a reusable water bottle, wear closed toed shoes and weather appropriate clothing. Bug nets and containers will be provided.

Where to meet: In the classroom of the Education Center at 10am.

Members are free and $5 donations from non-members help support our programs. We have limited classroom space, so we ask visitors to please register in advance. Please check your email and the Facebook page for last-minute weather cancellations.


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