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Education and Outreach Programs of Wekiva River Aquatic Preserve Quick Topics
  • Presentations

    Narrated slideshow presentations on the following topics are available for schools, civic groups, homeowners' associations, scouting groups and others:
    • Clean Water - Who Needs It?
    • Wildlife of the Wekiva - St. Johns Rivers
    • Recreational Opportunities in the Wekiva/St. Johns Basin
Staff at festival booth

Manatee Festival 2010

  • Community Festivals

    The aquatic preserve staffs a booth at numerous community festivals throughout the year including:
    • Fall Fest and River Fest held at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka.
    • Manatee Festival at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City.
    • Various events at the Central Florida Zoo in Sanford.
    • Earth Day celebration at Kelly Park in Apopka.
    • Owl Fest at the Avian Reconditioning Center in Apopka.
    Information on the Wekiva and St. Johns Rivers, wildlife, conservation, recreation, and water resources and quality is available at these events. For dates and exact locations, check the calendar.
  • The Promise of the Wekiva

    The Promise of the Wekiva, a magazine created in partnership with the Rotary Club of South Seminole County, is designed to inform its readers of the Wekiva River Promise program's mission to encourage awareness of the ecological value of the Wekiva River Basin and encourage personal stewardship through individual actions. The magazine asks that individuals make a promise to protect the river.
  • Educational Materials

    The aquatic preserve provides teacher packets to educators, scout leaders, and home-schooling parents. These packets include valuable resource materials on environmental science. Quantities are limited and are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. To receive yours, contact our education coordinator or pick up one at your local community festival or presentation event.


Barbara Howell
Wekiva River Aquatic Preserve
8300 W. State Road 46
Sanford, FL 32771
(407) 330-6727



Last updated: March 05, 2014

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