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    • Thu, May 06, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 3
    Register


    • Sat, May 08, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    During this shift, volunteers will be assisting with our Plant Sale. This shift is for Returning Volunteers only. Please note, this shift is longer than our normal volunteer days. Please bring a lunch/snack. 

    General info: Because these are outdoor activities, it’s important to wear weather appropriate clothing, closed-toed shoes, and sunscreen. Bug spray is also recommended. Please bring a reusable water bottle and gardening/work gloves if you have them!

    We have limited spots available for volunteers. If registration is not available, we have reached our limit for the day. We have a waitlist available, you must register for the waitlist for each shift you'd like to be waitlisted on. Waitlists do not carry over.

    Liability Waiver: I, my heirs and successors, do hereby voluntarily hold harmless and indemnify, release, waive and forever discharge Oakland Nature Preserve, Inc, its officers, board members, staff, representatives, successors, and assigns, from any and all liability.

    • Sat, May 08, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Crooked River
    • 7
    Register

    Crooked River

    Meet at Crooked River Preserve.

    Need to rent a kayak? Kayaks are limited so please visit www.oaklandnaturepreserve.org/blue-hike to rent kayak before you register for hike.

     

    • Sat, May 08, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • 15

    This is a volunteer event for a Scout Troop. There is no regular volunteer hours scheduled for today.

    Currently, many of our volunteer activities involves actively participating in habitat restoration as we move towards our goal of restoring the area’s native longleaf pine and sand hill habitats, as well as general preserve maintenance. Volunteer duties may include but are not limited to removing invasive plants on many of our trails, trimming plants along our boardwalk, leaf-blowing the parking lot, boardwalk, and pavilion, and various other tasks including but not limited to clerical and office work.

    General info: Because these are outdoor activities, it’s important to wear weather appropriate clothing, closed-toed shoes, and sunscreen. Bug spray is also recommended. Please bring a reusable water bottle and gardening/work gloves if you have them!

    Liability Waiver: I, my heirs and successors, do hereby voluntarily hold harmless and indemnify, release, waive and forever discharge Oakland Nature Preserve, Inc, its officers, board members, staff, representatives, successors, and assigns, from any and all liability. Parental consent for any minor is assumed by providing the Emergency Contact.

    • Sat, May 08, 2021
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 7
    Register

    This gentle Hatha yoga sequence is perfect for beginners and all levels Today is all about slowing down, easing into the pose, and feeling connected with the world around us.


    Be sure to bring a mat or towel as well as bug spray just in case.


    Waiver:

    It is your responsibility to inform the instructor of your limitations before class begins.


    I represent and warrant that I am in good physical health and do not suffer from any medical condition which would limit my participation in the classes offered with Barefoot Goddess Yoga and/or Christina Diaz Hunt. I understand that it is my responsibility to consult with a physician prior to and regarding my participation in any of the Barefoot Goddess Yoga classes, programs, or workshops. I understand the risks associated with the activities offered by Barefoot Goddess Yoga and I agree to follow all instructions so that I may safely participate in classes, workshops, or other activities.


    I hereby WAIVE AND RELEASE Barefoot Goddess Yoga, its owners, officers, employees, and instructors from any claim, demand, cause of action of any kind resulting from or related to my participation in the programs offered. In taking part in the yoga classes, workshops, or other activities with Barefoot Goddess Yoga, I understand and acknowledge that I am fully responsible for any and all risks, injuries, or damages, known or unknown, which might occur as a result of my participation in the classes, workshops, or other activities.


    I have read the above release and waiver of liability and fully understand its content. I am legally competent to sign and voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated above.


    Please practice mindfully and enjoy the many benefits of practicing yoga with Barefoot Goddess Yoga.

    • Mon, May 10, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 4
    Register

    What's up with the water?

    Water quality and Lake Apopka – Learn what the indicators are for a healthy habitat, then walk to Lake Apopka to practice sampling with dip netting!

    • Thu, May 13, 2021
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 5
    Register


    • Sat, May 15, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • 8
    Register

    This is a volunteer event for University High Student Government members, makeup date from a rain-canceled event.

    Currently, many of our volunteer activities involves actively participating in habitat restoration as we move towards our goal of restoring the area’s native longleaf pine and sand hill habitats, as well as general preserve maintenance. Volunteer duties may include but are not limited to removing invasive plants on many of our trails, trimming plants along our boardwalk, leaf-blowing the parking lot, boardwalk, and pavilion, and various other tasks including but not limited to clerical and office work.

    General info: Because these are outdoor activities, it’s important to wear weather appropriate clothing, closed-toed shoes, and sunscreen. Bug spray is also recommended. Please bring a reusable water bottle and gardening/work gloves if you have them!

    Liability Waiver: I, my heirs and successors, do hereby voluntarily hold harmless and indemnify, release, waive and forever discharge Oakland Nature Preserve, Inc, its officers, board members, staff, representatives, successors, and assigns, from any and all liability. Parental consent for any minor is assumed by providing the Emergency Contact.

    • Sat, May 15, 2021
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 8
    Register

    This gentle Hatha yoga sequence is perfect for beginners and all levels Today is all about slowing down, easing into the pose, and feeling connected with the world around us.


    Be sure to bring a mat or towel as well as bug spray just in case.


    Waiver:

    It is your responsibility to inform the instructor of your limitations before class begins.


    I represent and warrant that I am in good physical health and do not suffer from any medical condition which would limit my participation in the classes offered with Barefoot Goddess Yoga and/or Christina Diaz Hunt. I understand that it is my responsibility to consult with a physician prior to and regarding my participation in any of the Barefoot Goddess Yoga classes, programs, or workshops. I understand the risks associated with the activities offered by Barefoot Goddess Yoga and I agree to follow all instructions so that I may safely participate in classes, workshops, or other activities.


    I hereby WAIVE AND RELEASE Barefoot Goddess Yoga, its owners, officers, employees, and instructors from any claim, demand, cause of action of any kind resulting from or related to my participation in the programs offered. In taking part in the yoga classes, workshops, or other activities with Barefoot Goddess Yoga, I understand and acknowledge that I am fully responsible for any and all risks, injuries, or damages, known or unknown, which might occur as a result of my participation in the classes, workshops, or other activities.


    I have read the above release and waiver of liability and fully understand its content. I am legally competent to sign and voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated above.


    Please practice mindfully and enjoy the many benefits of practicing yoga with Barefoot Goddess Yoga.

    • Thu, May 20, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 8
    Register


    • Sat, May 22, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Currently, many of our volunteer activities involves actively participating in habitat restoration as we move towards our goal of restoring the area’s native longleaf pine and sand hill habitats, as well as general preserve maintenance. Volunteer duties may include but are not limited to removing invasive plants on many of our trails, trimming plants along our boardwalk, leaf-blowing the parking lot, boardwalk, and pavilion, and various other tasks including but not limited to clerical and office work.

    General info: Because these are outdoor activities, it’s important to wear weather appropriate clothing, closed-toed shoes, and sunscreen. Bug spray is also recommended. Please bring a reusable water bottle and gardening/work gloves if you have them!

    For your first shift, please arrive at 7:45 for a quick orientation. Subsequent times please arrive for 8am.

    We have limited spots available for volunteers. If registration is not available, we have reached our limit for the day. We have a waitlist available, you must register for the waitlist for each shift you'd like to be waitlisted on. Waitlists do not carry over.

    Liability Waiver: I, my heirs and successors, do hereby voluntarily hold harmless and indemnify, release, waive and forever discharge Oakland Nature Preserve, Inc, its officers, board members, staff, representatives, successors, and assigns, from any and all liability.

    • Sat, May 22, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Lake Norris
    • 9
    Register

    Lake Norris

    Need to rent a kayak? Kayaks are limited so please visit www.oaklandnaturepreserve.org/blue-hike to rent kayak before you register for hike.

     

    • Sat, May 22, 2021
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 10
    Register

    This gentle Hatha yoga sequence is perfect for beginners and all levels Today is all about slowing down, easing into the pose, and feeling connected with the world around us.


    Be sure to bring a mat or towel as well as bug spray just in case.


    Waiver:

    It is your responsibility to inform the instructor of your limitations before class begins.


    I represent and warrant that I am in good physical health and do not suffer from any medical condition which would limit my participation in the classes offered with Barefoot Goddess Yoga and/or Christina Diaz Hunt. I understand that it is my responsibility to consult with a physician prior to and regarding my participation in any of the Barefoot Goddess Yoga classes, programs, or workshops. I understand the risks associated with the activities offered by Barefoot Goddess Yoga and I agree to follow all instructions so that I may safely participate in classes, workshops, or other activities.


    I hereby WAIVE AND RELEASE Barefoot Goddess Yoga, its owners, officers, employees, and instructors from any claim, demand, cause of action of any kind resulting from or related to my participation in the programs offered. In taking part in the yoga classes, workshops, or other activities with Barefoot Goddess Yoga, I understand and acknowledge that I am fully responsible for any and all risks, injuries, or damages, known or unknown, which might occur as a result of my participation in the classes, workshops, or other activities.


    I have read the above release and waiver of liability and fully understand its content. I am legally competent to sign and voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated above.


    Please practice mindfully and enjoy the many benefits of practicing yoga with Barefoot Goddess Yoga.

    • Sat, May 29, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • 1
    Register

    Currently, many of our volunteer activities involves actively participating in habitat restoration as we move towards our goal of restoring the area’s native longleaf pine and sand hill habitats, as well as general preserve maintenance. Volunteer duties may include but are not limited to removing invasive plants on many of our trails, trimming plants along our boardwalk, leaf-blowing the parking lot, boardwalk, and pavilion, and various other tasks including but not limited to clerical and office work.

    General info: Because these are outdoor activities, it’s important to wear weather appropriate clothing, closed-toed shoes, and sunscreen. Bug spray is also recommended. Please bring a reusable water bottle and gardening/work gloves if you have them!

    For your first shift, please arrive at 7:45 for a quick orientation. Subsequent times please arrive for 8am.

    We have limited spots available for volunteers. If registration is not available, we have reached our limit for the day. We have a waitlist available, you must register for the waitlist for each shift you'd like to be waitlisted on. Waitlists do not carry over.

    Liability Waiver: I, my heirs and successors, do hereby voluntarily hold harmless and indemnify, release, waive and forever discharge Oakland Nature Preserve, Inc, its officers, board members, staff, representatives, successors, and assigns, from any and all liability.

    • Sat, May 29, 2021
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 10
    Register

    This gentle Hatha yoga sequence is perfect for beginners and all levels Today is all about slowing down, easing into the pose, and feeling connected with the world around us.


    Be sure to bring a mat or towel as well as bug spray just in case.


    Waiver:

    It is your responsibility to inform the instructor of your limitations before class begins.


    I represent and warrant that I am in good physical health and do not suffer from any medical condition which would limit my participation in the classes offered with Barefoot Goddess Yoga and/or Christina Diaz Hunt. I understand that it is my responsibility to consult with a physician prior to and regarding my participation in any of the Barefoot Goddess Yoga classes, programs, or workshops. I understand the risks associated with the activities offered by Barefoot Goddess Yoga and I agree to follow all instructions so that I may safely participate in classes, workshops, or other activities.


    I hereby WAIVE AND RELEASE Barefoot Goddess Yoga, its owners, officers, employees, and instructors from any claim, demand, cause of action of any kind resulting from or related to my participation in the programs offered. In taking part in the yoga classes, workshops, or other activities with Barefoot Goddess Yoga, I understand and acknowledge that I am fully responsible for any and all risks, injuries, or damages, known or unknown, which might occur as a result of my participation in the classes, workshops, or other activities.


    I have read the above release and waiver of liability and fully understand its content. I am legally competent to sign and voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated above.


    Please practice mindfully and enjoy the many benefits of practicing yoga with Barefoot Goddess Yoga.

    • Sat, June 05, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • 6

    This opportunity is reserved for members of a scout group.

    Currently, many of our volunteer activities involves actively participating in habitat restoration as we move towards our goal of restoring the area’s native longleaf pine and sand hill habitats, as well as general preserve maintenance. Volunteer duties may include but are not limited to removing invasive plants on many of our trails, trimming plants along our boardwalk, leaf-blowing the parking lot, boardwalk, and pavilion, and various other tasks including but not limited to clerical and office work.

    General info: Because these are outdoor activities, it’s important to wear weather appropriate clothing, closed-toed shoes, and sunscreen. Bug spray is also recommended. Please bring a reusable water bottle and gardening/work gloves if you have them!

    For your first shift, please arrive at 7:45 for a quick orientation. Subsequent times please arrive for 8am.

    We have limited spots available for volunteers. If registration is not available, we have reached our limit for the day. We have a waitlist available, you must register for the waitlist for each shift you'd like to be waitlisted on. Waitlists do not carry over.

    Liability Waiver: I, my heirs and successors, do hereby voluntarily hold harmless and indemnify, release, waive and forever discharge Oakland Nature Preserve, Inc, its officers, board members, staff, representatives, successors, and assigns, from any and all liability.

    • Sat, June 12, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 4
    Register

    Please note that during the hot months, shifts are from 8am-11am.

    Currently, many of our volunteer activities involves actively participating in habitat restoration as we move towards our goal of restoring the area’s native longleaf pine and sand hill habitats, as well as general preserve maintenance. Volunteer duties may include but are not limited to removing invasive plants on many of our trails, trimming plants along our boardwalk, leaf-blowing the parking lot, boardwalk, and pavilion, and various other tasks including but not limited to clerical and office work.

    General info: Because these are outdoor activities, it’s important to wear weather appropriate clothing, closed-toed shoes, and sunscreen. Bug spray is also recommended. Please bring a reusable water bottle and gardening/work gloves if you have them!

    For your first shift, please arrive at 7:45 for a quick orientation. Subsequent times please arrive for 8am.

    We have limited spots available for volunteers. If registration is not available, we have reached our limit for the day. We have a waitlist available, you must register for the waitlist for each shift you'd like to be waitlisted on. Waitlists do not carry over.

    Liability Waiver: I, my heirs and successors, do hereby voluntarily hold harmless and indemnify, release, waive and forever discharge Oakland Nature Preserve, Inc, its officers, board members, staff, representatives, successors, and assigns, from any and all liability.

    • Sat, June 12, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Alexander Springs
    • 9
    Register

    Need to rent a kayak? Kayaks are limited so please visit www.oaklandnaturepreserve.org/blue-hike to rent kayak before you register for hike.

     

    • Mon, June 14, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Incredible Invertebrates!                                                          

    Get to know ambassadors of this amazingly diverse group of animals that wiggle, hop, swim, crawl, and fly!

     Ages 6-9

     

    • Wed, June 16, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 2
    Register

    Incredible Invertebrates!                                                          

    Get to know ambassadors of this amazingly diverse group of animals that wiggle, hop, swim, crawl, and fly!

     Ages 9-13

     

    • Fri, June 18, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Incredible Invertebrates!                                                          

    Get to know ambassadors of this amazingly diverse group of animals that wiggle, hop, swim, crawl, and fly!

     Ages 6-12

     

    • Sat, June 19, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 4
    Register

    Please note that during the hot months, shifts are from 8am-11am.

    Currently, many of our volunteer activities involves actively participating in habitat restoration as we move towards our goal of restoring the area’s native longleaf pine and sand hill habitats, as well as general preserve maintenance. Volunteer duties may include but are not limited to removing invasive plants on many of our trails, trimming plants along our boardwalk, leaf-blowing the parking lot, boardwalk, and pavilion, and various other tasks including but not limited to clerical and office work.

    General info: Because these are outdoor activities, it’s important to wear weather appropriate clothing, closed-toed shoes, and sunscreen. Bug spray is also recommended. Please bring a reusable water bottle and gardening/work gloves if you have them!

    For your first shift, please arrive at 7:45 for a quick orientation. Subsequent times please arrive for 8am.

    We have limited spots available for volunteers. If registration is not available, we have reached our limit for the day. We have a waitlist available, you must register for the waitlist for each shift you'd like to be waitlisted on. Waitlists do not carry over.

    Liability Waiver: I, my heirs and successors, do hereby voluntarily hold harmless and indemnify, release, waive and forever discharge Oakland Nature Preserve, Inc, its officers, board members, staff, representatives, successors, and assigns, from any and all liability.

    • Mon, June 21, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Animal Adventures!                                                       

    Bobcats and snakes and bears, oh my! Explore the variety of animals that call ONP home!

     Ages 6-9

    • Wed, June 23, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 1
    Register

    Animal Adventures!                                                       

    Bobcats and snakes and bears, oh my! Explore the variety of animals that call ONP home!

     Ages 9-13

     

    • Fri, June 25, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Animal Adventures!                                                       

    Bobcats and snakes and bears, oh my! Explore the variety of animals that call ONP home!

     Ages 6-12

     

    • Sat, June 26, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 6
    Register

    Please note that during the hot months, shifts are from 8am-11am.

    Currently, many of our volunteer activities involves actively participating in habitat restoration as we move towards our goal of restoring the area’s native longleaf pine and sand hill habitats, as well as general preserve maintenance. Volunteer duties may include but are not limited to removing invasive plants on many of our trails, trimming plants along our boardwalk, leaf-blowing the parking lot, boardwalk, and pavilion, and various other tasks including but not limited to clerical and office work.

    General info: Because these are outdoor activities, it’s important to wear weather appropriate clothing, closed-toed shoes, and sunscreen. Bug spray is also recommended. Please bring a reusable water bottle and gardening/work gloves if you have them!

    For your first shift, please arrive at 7:45 for a quick orientation. Subsequent times please arrive for 8am.

    We have limited spots available for volunteers. If registration is not available, we have reached our limit for the day. We have a waitlist available, you must register for the waitlist for each shift you'd like to be waitlisted on. Waitlists do not carry over.

    Liability Waiver: I, my heirs and successors, do hereby voluntarily hold harmless and indemnify, release, waive and forever discharge Oakland Nature Preserve, Inc, its officers, board members, staff, representatives, successors, and assigns, from any and all liability.

    • Mon, June 28, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Who Goes There?                                                        

    Watch your step and be careful of the poo! Learn about tracks, scat, and identifying animals based on the clues they leave behind!

     Ages 6-9

     

    • Wed, June 30, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Who Goes There?                                                        

    Watch your step and be careful of the poo! Learn about tracks, scat, and identifying animals based on the clues they leave behind!

     Ages 9-13

     

    • Fri, July 02, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 3
    Register

    Who Goes There?                                                        

    Watch your step and be careful of the poo! Learn about tracks, scat, and identifying animals based on the clues they leave behind!

     Ages 6-12

     

    • Sat, July 03, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 6
    Register

    Please note that during the hot months, shifts are from 8am-11am.

    Currently, many of our volunteer activities involves actively participating in habitat restoration as we move towards our goal of restoring the area’s native longleaf pine and sand hill habitats, as well as general preserve maintenance. Volunteer duties may include but are not limited to removing invasive plants on many of our trails, trimming plants along our boardwalk, leaf-blowing the parking lot, boardwalk, and pavilion, and various other tasks including but not limited to clerical and office work.

    General info: Because these are outdoor activities, it’s important to wear weather appropriate clothing, closed-toed shoes, and sunscreen. Bug spray is also recommended. Please bring a reusable water bottle and gardening/work gloves if you have them!

    For your first shift, please arrive at 7:45 for a quick orientation. Subsequent times please arrive for 8am.

    We have limited spots available for volunteers. If registration is not available, we have reached our limit for the day. We have a waitlist available, you must register for the waitlist for each shift you'd like to be waitlisted on. Waitlists do not carry over.

    Liability Waiver: I, my heirs and successors, do hereby voluntarily hold harmless and indemnify, release, waive and forever discharge Oakland Nature Preserve, Inc, its officers, board members, staff, representatives, successors, and assigns, from any and all liability.

    • Mon, July 12, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Night Alive!                                                      

    Whoooo is making that sound? Learn about animals that are active when the sun goes down and the moon comes out!

     Ages 6-9

     

    • Wed, July 14, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Night Alive!                                                      

    Whoooo is making that sound? Learn about animals that are active when the sun goes down and the moon comes out!

     Ages 9-13

     

    • Fri, July 16, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 1
    Register

    Night Alive!                                                      

    Whoooo is making that sound? Learn about animals that are active when the sun goes down and the moon comes out!

     Ages 6-12

     

    • Mon, July 19, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONP
    • 0
    Join waitlist