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Monday, August 8, 2022

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Field Trip and Local History Talk

Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center 2636 Alhambra Ave., DeLand

Sponsored by the West Volusia Historical Society. The facility houses the Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience Field Station, with a laboratory, floating and outdoor classrooms, conference and event space, and Stetson University’s rowing teams. Tour the facility, and learn about programs and research done here to consider policies and practices that affect our water […]

Become a Climate-Smart Floridian In-Person Field Trip

Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center 2636 Alhambra Ave., DeLand

Topics include climate change and how it relates to water resources, green building, home energy, renewable energy, yards, food, water, transportation and consumption, with a special focus on issues that impact Volusia County. Free. Registration is required. Contact Lisa Necrason at LNecrason@volusia.org, or call 386-789-5927, ext. 12099.

Manatee Watch Volunteer Training

Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center 2636 Alhambra Ave., DeLand

Manatee Watchers are trained to observe manatee behavior, document manatee sightings, photograph manatees, and sketch scar patterns. Information gathered from Manatee Watch volunteers provides vital manatee information, including behavior, movement within waterways, habitat use and individual identification. Participants will receive a packet of training materials. Participants should be at least 16 years old. Free. Advance […]

Volunteer and Learn – Native Florida Plants

Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center 2636 Alhambra Ave., DeLand

Learn about gardening principles for native Florida plants as you walk through the grounds of the Stetson Aquatic Center. The group will put in some volunteer time by weeding, planting and mulching the gardens. Free. Registration is required; call 386-736-5927.

Volusia 2070: River-Friendly Planning Workshop

Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center 2636 Alhambra Ave., DeLand

A workshop sponsored by 1000 Friends of Florida to explore population-growth projections in Volusia County. Policy and Planning Director Jane West will conclude the event with recommendations for the county to protect Volusia’s unique urban-rural character, and quality of life for residents. To register, visit https://stjohnsriverkeeper.salsalabs.org/2021-11-volusia2070/index.html. Email Haley Busch at hbusch@1000fof.org.