“Members Only” Scrub Jay Trail Walk – January 2017

“Members Only” Scrub Jay Trail Walk – January 2017

 

On January 7, 2017, seven intrepid TGO Nature Center members showed up. We walked Scrub Ridge Trail where we saw Florida scrub jays and Eastern towhees. We only got slightly wet. Read more…

 

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Snake Brochure

Snake Brochure

 

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Betty Salter has developed a “Snakes Of The Great Outdoors” tri-fold brochure. It provides descriptions and photos of our venomous and non-venomous snakes. Read more…

 

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Thank You Golf Cart Tour Leaders! – December 2016

Thank You Golf Cart Tour Leaders! – December 2016

 

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Photo Courtesy of Jim Dick

 

On December 17, 2016, Betty Salter, Matt Heyden and Lora Losi led 20 Nature Center members on a “Members Only” golf cart tour of the Blue Heron Water Reclamation Plant. Read more…

 

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Juvenile Red-Shouldered Hawk Rescue

Juvenile Red-Shouldered Hawk Rescue

 

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Photo Courtesy of Sandy Juba

 

This juvenile Red-Shouldered Hawk had to be captured on Lake Drive in December 2016. Read more…

 

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The Snakes Were Out And About

The Snakes Were Out And About

 

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Photo Courtesy of Sandy Juba

 

In November 2016, I had to remove this Diamondback Rattlesnake from the Plantation/Baytree Drive area. It was heading towards my neighbors home.  Read more…

 

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2016 Golf Cart Parade

2016 Golf Cart Parade

 

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Photo Courtesy of Betty Salter

 

We decorated Sandy’s golf cart and trailer with the theme of “looking for Santa” in a kayak holding binoculars.

 

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Three-Legged Deer

Three-Legged Deer

 

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Photo Courtesy of Katherine Swoope

 

In the summer of 2016, Katherine Swoope took this phenomenal photo of a three legged White-Tailed Deer and her fawn. Read more…

 

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Coexisting At TGO

Coexisting At TGO

 

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Photo Courtesy of Gary Wittstock

 

Gary Wittstock took this very interesting photo of paw prints on tire tracks. Gary shared his wonderful perspective of this photo in the email containing the photo. Read more…

 

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Snake Rescues

Snake Rescues

 

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Photo Courtesy of Susan Bilbey

 

TGO Nature Center volunteer, Sandy Juba, was been very busy rescuing  snakes in December 2016. Read more…

 

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Ron Peoples Has Been Moving Dirt At The TGO Nature Center

Ron Peoples Has Been Moving Dirt At The TGO Nature Center

 

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Photo Courtesy of Darlene Durham

 

In December 2016, TGO Nature Center volunteer, Ron Peoples, worked diligently to rake the piles of dirt created from re-digging the retention pond into the low areas around the grounds.  Read more…

 

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Thank You Charles King!

Thank You Charles King!

 

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Photo Courtesy of Sandy Juba

 

Charles King, owner of C.G. King Landscaping, recently donated his time to remove the large cedar tree in front of the Nature Center building.  Read more...

 

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Diamondback Rattlesnake Rescue

Diamondback Rattlesnake Rescue

 

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Photo Courtesy of Sandy Juba

 

In September 2016, TGO Nature Center volunteer, Sandy Juba, captured this four foot Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake in a garage on Panacea. Read more…

 

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Downed Eagle Nest Tree

Downed Eagle Nest Tree

 

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Photo Courtesy of Betty Salter

 

The Bald Eagle’s nest tree as well as a good number of other trees went down during Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Read more…

 

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New Berm Steps by Billy And Patsy Killingsworth – May 2016

New Berm Steps by Billy And Patsy Killingsworth – May 2016

 

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Photo Courtesy of Sandy Juba

 

In May 2016, Billy and Patsy Killingsworth built a set of stairs into the berm leading up to the picnic tables and the entrance to the Juba Interpretative Walking Trail at the Nature Center. Read more…
 
 

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Downspout Work At The Nature Center

Downspout Work At The Nature Center

 

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Photo Courtesy of Sandy Juba

 

In September 2016, TGO Nature Center volunteer, Gary Henry, who does all our gutter cleaning, offered to help us out on blocked downspouts.  Read more…

 

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Contact Us

To reserve the meeting room, contact:

Josiah Monk at Recreation Services for reservations on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings and Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

Loretta Anne’ for all other times.