Free Orlando Wetlands Festival Returns to Fort Christmas Historical Park Feb 17 2018

Free Orlando Wetlands Festival Returns to Fort Christmas Historical Park

The Orlando Wetlands Festival returns February 17, 2018, to highlight the Orlando Wetlands Park, the City’s 1,650 acre water reclamation wetland.

Event co-sponsor, Orange Audubon Society, will lead guided bird-watching excursions. The Friends of the Orlando Wetlands will lead wetland exploration hikes and the Florida Native Plant Society will lead native plant identification hikes.

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Take the Family to this Weekend’s Orlando Wetland Festival

Looking for a fun event to get the family outdoors this weekend?

Grab the kids and head over to Fort Christmas Park on the east side of the city for the Orlando Wetlands Park Festival.

Sponsored by the City of Orlando, Orange Audubon Society, PBSJ and Orange County Parks and Recreation, the event will feature bird watching excursions, nature photo shoots, native plant identification hikes, wilderness hikes and hay rides.

There will also be bird banding and mist-netting demonstrations, tree giveaways, door prizes and live folk music.

The event is this Saturday, February 19, from 9am until 3pm, and is free to attend. Fort Christmas Park is located at 1300 Fort Christmas Road in Christmas, FL.

For more information call Orlando Wetlands Park at 407-568-1706.

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