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Current Maintenance Needs

Below is a list of items that currently need attention at the Preserve.  Please notify the Director if you plan to begin working on any of these items.

  • Mount dry erase board behind screen in classroom and move TV in classroom wall.
  • Replace a single board on the boardwalk near marker #220 (to replace the wood patch).
  • Overgrown vegetation needs to be cut back on Boardwalk at marker #280.
  • Mona's Garden sign needs to be put up (sign is in the office, wooden frame and backing are in the Fish Cabin).
  • Wooden Nature Trail sign needs to be put back up.
  • Grass going into Sinkhole area is too overgrown to walk into the sinkhole trail.
If any of these items have been completed, please email to have this list updated.

Possible Scout Projects

Below is a list of possible scout or volunteer projects.  Please email if you would like to sign up for any of these projects.

  • Install 2-3 wooden shelves above the sink and counter in the office for storage.
  • Add an additional bench to the back side of the Orange Trail kiosk/bench, and an additional frame to the back of the kiosk to allow for additional interpretive poster(s).
  • Stencil and paint trail names on colored post markers (i.e. Orange Trail, Green Trail, etc.)
  • Large bulletin board & white board combo for posting current events and daily docent instructions to the left of "Mule Bits" (Education Center).
  • Repair or recreate the Honor Forest case at the entrance to the Boardwalk.
  • Amon Pavilion Kiosk on West Orange Trail: add wood frames around outside of aluminum kiosks to prevent vandals from prying kiosks open.

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Oakland Nature Preserve
747 Machete Trail Oakland, FL 34787 Phone (407) 905-0054