Wednesday, January 31, 2018

February 2018 Activities - Join us when you can

Roger’s February 2018 Events – Join us when you can

Friday, February 2 2018 – 3 pm Biking up to 15 miles starting at Lake Beresford Park in Deland.  Email for a reservation
Sunday, 2/4 – 3 pm A 2 mile nature hike for West Volusia Audubon Society with my 60 power scope. Contact them online to make a reservation. Or contact me directly.
Wednesday 2/7 – 3 pm – A bike ride at an undisclosed location. Contact me via email if you have any interest.
Friday 2/9 – 3 pm- A bike ride at Lake Beresford Park trail. Up to 15 miles. Email me for a reservation.
Sunday 2/11 – 3 pm – In Search of Manatees: A 10 mile RT bike ride to Blue Springs Park from Lake Beresford Park to see them. This is through the Meetup group Funcoast50. Contact them for a reservation. Space is limited. There is a $2.00 fee to enter the park. Cash only.
Wednesday 2/14 – 3 pm. Bike ride somewhere. Contact me for the location if you are interested.
Friday 2/16 – 3 pm Friday bike ride at the usual location Up to 15 miles.
Saturday 2/17 – 3 pm Powerpoint Presentation – Florida’s Springs – Endangered! At Lyonia Preserve in Deltona, FL  Info below:

 LEC - Florida's natural springs

Event Date(s)
Begins: February 17, 2018 3:00 pm
Ends: February 17, 2018 4:00 pm
Florida’s great springs need our help! The quality and quantity of water flowing into the recharge areas for local springs has been declining over the years. To understand how our springs are threatened, we must look upstream into the aquifer and explore the springshed. Florida Master Naturalist Roger Fulton will discuss this topic and the conditions of our Floridan aquifer.      
Meet in Lyonia Environmental Center's classroom, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona.
Reservations are required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028. 2/21 – 3 pm Bike Ride TBA

Thursday 2/22 – Bike About with Volusia County – Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge in Deleon Springs, FL. Off road trails -  Call 386-736-5927 for more info and to make a reservation.

Friday 2/23 – 3 pm Bike ride at the usual Friday location.
Sunday 2/25 – 3 pm In Search of the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker. Clearwater Lake Recreation Area in Paisley, FL. Sponsored by the Meetup group Funcoast 50. Contact them for a reservation.

Wednesday, 2/28 – 3 pm Bike ride at a location TBD

And then it’s on to all of our MARCH activities.
Join us when you can,

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Upcoming Activities - Jan. 15 - 31st, 2018

Roger Fulton’s  Activities and Presentations – January 15 to 30, 2018
All of the programs are free. Sign up with the appropriate agencies or contact me directly.
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 3 pm About a 6 mile hike at Longleaf Pine Preserve, Route 44 near Deland, Florida with Funcoast 50 Meetup group. Space is limited so register with them.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 – 3 pm Bike ride at a location yet to be determined. Moderate pace and no one left behind. Contact me for details.
Friday, January 19, 2018 – Bike ride at Lake Beresford Park in Deland, Florida. Up to a 15 mile, moderately paced ride. Depends on the group. No one left behind. 
Saturday, January 20  - Powerpoint Presentation – What’s in Your Backyard? - Invasive Species in Florida. Master naturalist to discuss invasive species
Roger Fulton will present What's in Your Back Yard? Invasive Species in Florida” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd, DeBary.
The master naturalist will explain who the invaders are, where you might find them, and what to do about them. He will highlight the worst of the invaders – killer plants, snakefish, great pythons and anacondas.
Fulton has published a series of trail guides for Florida, New York and Vermont. His publication, “Safe in the Woods,” offers outdoor safety and survival tips.
His presentation is part of the Lemonade Lectures series. Light refreshments and lemonade will be served. Reservations are not required. For more information, contact Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840 or
Sunday, January 21, 2018 – 3 pm Nature and Birding Tour sponsored by the West Volusia Audubon Society at Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge in Deleon Springs, FL – Space is limited so Register with them.
Wednesday, January 24 – 3 pm Bike ride Location TBA – Contact me directly for the location
Friday, January 26 – 3 pm Bike Ride out of Lake Beresford Park in Deland, Florida. Distance and pace to be determined by the group. No one left behind.
Sunday, January 28 – In Search of Shermans Fox Squirrel at Deep Creek Preserve off of Route 415 in New Smyrna Beach, FL – Through the Meetup group Funcoast 50. This event is currently full with a waiting list. Sign up through them for a possible spot.

Wednesday, January 31 – 3 pm Bike ride. Location to be determined. Contact me directly.