TAVARES – The Lake County Parks & Trails Division is inviting residents to attend events for the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 6. The week’s scheduled events are as follows:
• On Wednesday, Oct. 3, a wildlife hike at Twin Lakes Park, located at 35303 County Road 473 in Leesburg, will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
During this event, participants will hike a paved trail and boardwalk as they observe and identify the various birds, plants and other wildlife that inhabit the park.
• The Migratory Bird Hike is set for Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Ferndale Preserve, located at 19220 County Road 455 in Ferndale.
With fall migration at its peak, participants will explore the preserve as they attempt to view colorful neo-tropical migrants including American Redstarts, Worm-eating Warblers, Scarlet Tanagers and Black-throated Blue Warblers.
Both events are free, and pre-registration is recommended. To maximize the nature experience, would-be participants are encouraged to bring water, snacks, sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat and hiking shoes.
For more information about upcoming events, or to make reservations to attend an event, call the Lake County Parks & Trails Division at 352-253-4950, email firstname.lastname@example.org or log on to www.lakecountyfl.gov/parks.