SANFORD, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) - The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is inviting people to volunteer for three upcoming clean-up efforts.
The projects are are funded by a grant from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) designed to help accredited organizations encourage communities to get involved with local conservation efforts.
Lake Monroe Cleanup
Saturday, May 4
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Lake Monroe is one of the largest lakes in Central Florida, and happens to be our neighbor. Join us in this cleanup that will remove debris and litter from the shoreline.
Invasive Species Cleanup
Saturday, May 18
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Invasive plant species can harm the environment, impacting native ecosystems, degrading water quality, and more. Join us in our cleanup to remove invasive plant species from Zoo property.
Beach Cleanup at Bethune Beach—New Symrna
Saturday, June 8
7:00 AM to 9:00 AM
We're headed to the beach! Join our effort to cleanup the coast, removing trash before it reaches the ocean.