Orlando Wetland Festival, 2/15/2020
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Don’t forget to mark your calendar for Orlando Wetlands Festival, Saturday, February 15, 2020, from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at Fort Christmas Historical Park, Orlando‘s 1,650 acre water reclamation wetland. This event is sponsored by City of Orlando, Orange Audubon Society and Orange County Parks and Recreation. One may find a great variety of birds at this wetland. It’s a great event for fun and family, with bird-watching, photography, hayrides, bounce houses, and various children’s activities. Come out and experience first hand Florida’s wild wetlands.
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In addition to the numerous guided tours, there will be bird-banding and mist-netting demonstrations, as well as, live music by Homer Stiles. Featured in the various wildlife shows, many different live animals will be present such as alligators, snakes, birds and many others. Also, free native wildflowers and backyard wildlife plants will be given away to encourage biodiversity.
There will be interactive children’s activities, bounce houses, hay rides and much more! So bring the whole family and invite your friends and neighbors to this fun, free educational festival. Please leave your pets at home; there are wild animals. Food will be available for purchase. Free admission and free door prizes! For more information: call Orlando Wetlands Park 407.568.1706.
Sponsoring the Festival in a financial way is Carollo, CPH Engineers, AECOM, Intertek-PSI, Tetratech, Florida Wildflower Foundation and the Orange Audubon Society.
For more information, registration and event reminders visit:
Event Website: cityoforlando.net/wetlands.
To get to the Park, take S.R. 50 to Christmas, Florida. Turn north onto 420, Ft. Christmas Rd. Continue north 1.8 miles. Fort Christmas Park will be on your left. Free parking will be located on your right across from Fort Christmas Park. The address is 1300 North Fort Christmas Road, Christmas, FL 32709.
Gathered, written, and posted by Windermere Sun-Susan Sun Nunamaker More about the community at www.WindermereSun.com
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