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Our trails are open 365 days a year, sunrise to sunset,

We would like to thank the generous supporters
who contributed to our education matching grant challenge!
With your help we raised over $15,000
for our environmental education programs!

We would like to thank the following sponsors
who helped make our
1st Annual
Night at the Preserve
such a successful event!

Crooked Can Brewing Company
Alberello Wines
West Orange Times & Observer
Layla Brisbois & John Wyatt
Lindsay Peterson
Patti Caces catering
SeaCoast Bank
Winter Garden WheelWorks
Alarie Design
Mosquito Creek Outdoors

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Please do not bring or drop off injured or orphaned wildlife to the Preserve.  While we  appreciate your commitment to the preservation of Florida’s native wildlife, we are  not a wildlife rehabilitation facility and do not have the staff, training, licensing or supplies necessary to care for injured or orphaned wildlife.

A list of licensed rehabilitors can be found here:
For local songbird rehab, contact Leslie Johnson at (407) 855-4111 or Eastside Animal Hospital at (352) 394-6624.

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Scout or Volunteer Project Ideas
Looking for an Eagle Scout project idea?  Are you good with tools and need to complete some volunteer hours?  Email and let us know if you can help with any of the following items:

  • Put up wooden "Nature Trail" sign pointing toward the Boardwalk from the parking lot.
  • Fix the office and side classroom doors.
  • Mount the donated martin house near the Red Trail.  
  • Mount the TV from the classroom in museum near an electrical outlet and connect to the PC in the office.
  • Mount the dry erase board in the classroom behind the projector screen.
  • Run electricity to the shed for the golf carts to charge.
  • 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 signage.
  • Stencil and paint trail names on colored post markers (i.e. Orange Trail, Green Trail, etc.)
  • Large bulletin board & white board combo for the porch of the Education Center to post current events and daily trail guide instructions.
  • Take down the "Honor Forest" case at the entrance to the Boardwalk and relocate it to a spot near where the Honor Forest trees are located.

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