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Parks & Trails Division to hold Native Plant Sale to benefit volunteer efforts

RELEASE DATE: April 12, 2012

TAVARES – The Lake County Parks & Trails Division will hold a Native Plants Sale on Saturday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Palatlakaha Environmental and Agricultural Reserve (PEAR Park) Nature Center, located at 4800 University Ave. in Leesburg.

The proceeds from this event will go towards the PEAR Association's volunteer restoration efforts for Florida Scrub-jay, Eastern Meadowlark and Northern Bobwhite (Quail) at the park. Volunteers and vendors will have a wide variety of native plants available to purchase. Patrons will also be able to explore the park's volunteer-maintained xeric and demonstration gardens.

For more information about the plant sale, call the Lake County Parks & Trails Division at 352-253-4950, email parksandtrails@lakecountyfl.gov or log on to www.lakecountyfl.gov/parks.
 

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More Information:
Lake County Parks & Trails Division
352-253-4950
parksandtrails@lakecountyfl.gov
http://www.lakecountyfl.gov/parks

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Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445
klafollette@lakecountyfl.gov

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