Learning Opportunities for Youth at State Parks

As we re-open our parks to the public, we want to establish a new way for youth and their families to learn about, tend to, and explore their local natural spaces. My name is ranger Jane Cummings, the Interpretive Chairperson at Wekiwa Springs State Park. Before...

Discovery Hours Summer Program

Come and learn with us each Tuesday  June 2 through Sept ‘20 10:00 at the Nature Center June 2 Florida Alligators – John June 9 Insects of Florida – Moe June 16 Survival Skills 101 – Don June 23 Kid’s Story Time – Debbie June 30 Florida...

Serenity Garden Update

There have been lots of behind the scenes activities involving the Serenity Garden as the landscape architects put the finishing touches to the master design plan. We hope to have the final design completed within the next month and after review by the Department of...

Bear Awareness Day for Fourth Graders

On May 7th and 8th the fourth grade students from Wekiva Elementary School had an opportunity to become ambassadors for bears.  The students were welcomed to bear camp by ranger Jane Cummings, divided into five groups and sent off to begin their day of discovery.  The...

Imagine Our Florida – new website to watch

Imagine our Florida is a new website from a new 501c3 whose mission is to preserve and protect Florida’s natural resources, wildlife and land. Go to www.imagineourflorida.org to check it out. The group was created as a result of last year’s bear hunt which...

Shop at Amazon Smile and support WWT

Planning your holiday shopping yet? If so, shop at Amazon Smile and designate Wekiva Wilderness Trust as your chosen charity. A percentage of everything you buy goes to the WWT and it doesn’t cost you a penny. Click...