Facebook Link Preview for LakeCountyFL.gov
Lake County logo
Residents Visitors Business Government
 
You are here: Home > Media > News Releases > News Release
 
Keyword Search
 
Citizen Action Request
General Information
Lake County BCC
315 West Main St.
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, Florida 32778


 News Release
Print Page Save Link

Residents invited to Florida Spring Wildflowers event at PEAR Park on May 5

RELEASE DATE: May 2, 2012

LEESBURG – The Lake County Parks & Trails Division is inviting residents to attend a Florida Spring Wildflowers event on Saturday, May 5 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Palatlakaha Environmental and Agricultural Reserve (PEAR Park) Nature Center, located at 4800 University Ave. in Leesburg.

At this event, participants will take a guided hike through PEAR Park’s meadow restoration area, as the Parks & Trails staff assists them in identifying the numerous wildflowers blooming throughout the area. This event is free and would-be participants are encouraged to make reservations, as space is limited.

PEAR Park is the largest County park at 318 acres. The back 268 acres feature gardens focusing on wildlife, as well as scrub and meadow restoration areas. This portion of the park also 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 contain a playground, ball fields and dog park.

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

###

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

Lake County media contact:
Communications Department
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445
klafollette@lakecountyfl.gov

E-mail Subscription

Signup to receive a weekly, aggregated listing of Lake County's news releases via e-mail:

 
Privacy Policy, More Information
Lake County BCC Copyright 2006
Home : Visitors : Residents : Business : Government : Directory of Services : Online Services