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My Summer in Florida Week 3

So, this week I have A LOT to tell you guys:) I have done so many cool things these past two weeks of my summer in Florida. Last Friday and Saturday, I did a butterfly census at Chinsegut Conservation Center … Continue reading

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Volunteering at the State Fair

This past week I was invited to volunteer with the FWC in the “Big Red Barn” during the state fair. I had no idea what to expect as I had only been to the fair once – years ago and … Continue reading

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Why I volunteer…

November 2012 There are many reasons why one might choose to volunteer their time to do any number of activities. Some like to do something that looks good on their resume, others volunteer to fulfill a class requirement. Some like … Continue reading

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Chinsegut Birding and Wildlife Festival March 2012

Festivities kicked off with a day camp for kids ages 8-12. Friday night following camp a dinner and special presentation by swallow-tailed kite expert Ken Meyer was the talk of the town! The Saturday following was Chinsegut Birding and Wildlife … Continue reading

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Wildlife Adventures Spring Break Camp

Wildlife Adventure Spring Break Camp Chinsegut Conservation Center Brooksville, Florida March 2012I was offered the opportunity to assist the FWC Staff with the Spring Break Camp at Chinsegut  and was excited about the opportunity to help out! I was scheduled … Continue reading

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Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) Ocala

March 9-11, 2012 What a grand event! A place where over 100 women gather to learn new skills, support each other, relax, make friends and grow their self esteem. All of this in only 3 days! I love volunteering my … Continue reading

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RCW Burn Prep December 2011

Withlacoochee State Forest I often volunteer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation commission better known as the FWC and the Department of Forestry.  Volunteering provides me an opportunity at an education I would otherwise not be able to attain.  … Continue reading

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