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Upcoming educational course will teach basics on identifying and classifying rocks and minerals

RELEASE DATE: January 11, 2012

LEESBURG — The Lake County Parks & Trails Division is inviting residents to attend an upcoming educational geology course at the Palatlakaha Environmental and Agricultural Reserve’s (PEAR Park) Nature Center, located at 4800 University Ave., Leesburg on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Eugene “Gene” Bouley, a retired geology professor, will be leading the discussion that will assist participants in learning about rock and mineral classifications. There are no pre-requisites needed for the class – but space is limited, so reservations are encouraged.

PEAR Park is the largest County park at 318 acres. The back 268 acres boasts a community garden, native butterfly garden, xeric garden, two scenic pavilions and access to 4 miles of hiking and nature trails.  The front 50 acres contains a playground, ball fields and dog park.

For more information, or to make a reservation, call the Lake County Parks & Trails Division at (352) 253-4950, email parksandtrails@lakecountyfl.gov or visit 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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Kelly Lafollette
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Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445
klafollette@lakecountyfl.gov

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