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Chinsegut Conservation Center June 2019 Programs

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on May 20, 2019

June 2019 Programs at Chinsegut Conservation Center have been announced.

Chinsegut Conservation Center June 2018 Programs

June 7 th 10 AM Big Bug Hunt: Bring the kids and enjoy this program with information for all ages. Dr. William Lester from the Hernando extension office will lead a short hike to locate a variety of insects in the natural area at Chinsegut. Learn insect families and who  is a good bug or bad bug.
Program length 1 hour

June 8 th 9 AM 3-D Archery Weekend: Archers should arrive by 9 AM to join us for this shoot. Course is 15 lanes with 3-D target variety. Sight in your bow on the range. Small fee applies to help us continue to maintain our equipment. Call (352) 754-6722 for more information, no registration
required. Join Drawn by Grace archers for provided lunch following shoot. Allow 3-4 hours to participate fully.

June 13 th 10 AM Fabulous Frog Brunch: Meet a variety of native and non-native Florida frogs and enjoy frog themed treats in the beautiful and scenic Chinsegut Conservation Center. Program offered by Not-A-Clue Adventures, ages 10+; 12$ per person, advance registration required at (Nature Brunches)
Event length 2 hours

June 14 th 8 PM Night Hike: This hike is for adults only. This will be a fast-paced hike off the beaten path to look for animals crossing trails, animal signs and other evening interests. Guide will provide all lighting necessary for this walk. Hike approximately 2 miles. Register to attend (352) 754-6722.
Program length 2 hours

June 15 th 2:00 PM Children in the WILD; Fairy Doors: Celebrate National Fairy Day which takes place June 24th by joining us to create a fairy door to take home. Invite a little fun and magic to your garden and take a walk through the Chinsegut gardens. Free program for ages 5-9; register online or at (352) 754-6722 so we will have supplies for everyone.
Program length 1 hour

June 21 st 10 AM Dendrochronology: Trees are living file cabinets that store information about their history and the climate history of their area. This adult class will teach you about local tree species, how to count rings and what information tree rings can provide. Free class, no registration required.
Program length 2 hours

June 27 th 6:00 PM Dinner and Discourse: Enjoy baked ziti, garlic toast, salad and light dessert at the beautiful Chinsegut Conservation Center while Joel Jackson presents “Native wildlife needs native plants” a discussion on how wildlife are impacted by the abundance of non-native flora in Florida. Joel began his career in news reporting and finished out his working years as a Park Planner and Design and Construction Manager for recreation properties in Hillsborough County including Lettuce Lake Park. Joel has been active in conservation and public lands in our region for over 40 years. Pre-registration required, fee 15$ per person, adults only, drinks also included. Visit to register to attend or call the Center at (352) 754-6722.
Event length 2 hours

June 29 th 8:30 AM Walking Sticks: Join the walking sticks group for this brisk morning walk on the Prairie to Pines trail. On this walk we will be focused on looking for edge wildlife, such as birds.
We will return to this site in December to evaluate the differences in wildlife. The meeting site for this hike is the parking lot on the corner of US 41 and Snow Memorial Highway. Please call (352) 754-6722 to register. Approximate hike length 1.5 miles.
Program length 1.5 hours