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Lake County invites experienced bird watchers to help with winter bird survey at Ferndale Preserve

RELEASE DATE: November 9, 2009

FERNDALE - The Lake County Parks & Trails Division is seeking a few experienced bird-watching volunteers to help conduct a winter bird survey at the Ferndale Preserve, located off County Road 455 in South Lake County, on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Experienced birders must be able to identify most common birds by sight or sound and have their own binoculars and field guides. Participants are expected to hike about 2 to 3 miles over hilly and sometimes uneven terrain. Participants are encouraged to bring water, snacks, sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat and hiking shoes.
 
Reservations are required. Experienced bird watchers who wish to volunteer for this activity are encouraged to call the Lake County Department of Public Resources, Parks & Trails Division, at (352) 253-4950.

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