FERNDALE — The Lake County Parks & Trails Division will conduct a monthly bird and butterfly survey on Friday, Feb. 24 from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Ferndale Preserve, located at 19220 County Road 455 in Ferndale.
Volunteers are encouraged to help Lake County park rangers identify common bird and butterfly species, by sight or sound, throughout the Ferndale Preserve.
All survey-takers must have their own binoculars and field guides, and are encouraged to bring water, snacks, sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat and hiking shoes. Space is limited, so reservations are encouraged.
The 192-acre preserve is on the western shore of Lake Apopka and has a combined equestrian and hiking trail that offers stunning vistas of Lake Apopka and the surrounding areas. The activity may include hiking over uneven or difficult terrain for a distance of over 2 miles.
For more information or reservations, call the Lake County Parks & Trails Division at (352) 253-4950, email email@example.com or log on to www.lakecountyfl.gov/parks.