FERNDALE — The Lake County Parks & Trails Division is seeking a few experienced bird-watching volunteers to help conduct a bird survey at the Ferndale Preserve, located off County Road 455 in South Lake County, on Friday, Jan. 22, 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, 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 Parks & Trails Division at (352) 253-4950 or-email firstname.lastname@example.org.