Large crowds expected at two Lake Apopka Festivals this weekend

From the St. John’s River Water Management District

19044-birdapalooza_page_1Visitors to the St. Johns River Water Management District’s Lake Apopka North Shore should expect additional traffic on select dates, as the area will host several walking and biking tours related to the fifth annual Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival and Birdapalooza.

WHAT: Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival (registration required)

WHEN: Jan. 20 and 22

WHERE: Lake Apopka North Shore

 

WHAT: Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival and Birdapalooza

WHEN: Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

WHERE: Lake Apopka Loop Trail and Magnolia Park

 

The three-day event is a celebration of the rich diversity of birds and other wildlife that make their home in and around Lake Apopka. Registration is required for guided field trips on Jan. 20 and 22 that explore sparrows, waterfowl, raptors and other topics suited for enthusiastic birdwatchers and ornithologists. No registration is required to participate in family-friendly activities Jan. 21, which include bird banding, live animal demonstrations, food, music and guided tours for children and adults on the district’s Lake Apopka Loop Trail and Orange County’s Magnolia Park.

To learn more about the Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival and Birdapalooza, visit www.birdapalooza.com.

To learn more about the Lake Apopka North Shore visit www.http://www.sjrwmd.com/recreation.

 

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