Tomoka State Park To Host New Year’s Day Birding & Photography Event

By on December 29, 2016 in WNDB News

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Ormond Beach, FL – Tomoka State Park’s hosting a New Years Day event tailor made for photographers, bird lovers, and anyone who enjoys nature and/or a good scavenger hunt.

On Sunday, January 1, Tomoka State Park will be hosting its “First Day Photo Scavenger Hunt and Bird Hike. The events will run from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Sign in is at 10:15 AM at the parks recreation hall. “Participants will receive a clue sheet with 20 clues on there relating to historical markers in the park and also natural clues in 3 main areas of the park,” said Aggie Armstrong, Park Services Specialist with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. “They’ve got 2 hours to use the clues to hunt for the photos and take their photos and bring them back to the originating point at the recreation hall.”

Long time bird banding volunteer Meret Wilson (Federal Master Bird Bander) will be on hand to help with birding pursuits and questions.

You can preregister by calling 386-676-4050. The cost for the event is included in the regular park entrance fee which is $5 per vehicle with up to 8 passengers or $4 for a single occupant vehicle. Tomoka State Park is at 2099 N Beach St in Ormond Beach.

For more info go to FloridaStateParks.org.

There will also be a First Day Hike event at Bulow Plantation Ruins in Flagler county on the same day. That park is located at 3501 Old Kings Rd in Flagler Beach. To preregister call 386-517-2084. For more info click here.

Photo courtesy FloridaStateParks.org.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2016.

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