REI Awards Friends of Weedon Island a $5,000 Grant

This summer the Friends received a $5,000 grant from Tampa's REI Co-op store to support our field-trip program for 5th graders attending Title 1 schools. The field trips provide a full-day of nature and cultural experiences and bring nearly 1,000 students to Weedon Island Preserve each year.  Their day includes three segments. First, there's an [...]

By |2022-08-10T17:22:54-04:00August 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|

New Trail Signs Debut!

Weedon hikers REJOICE. Some months ago Allison, a new member of the Friends of Weedon Island, approached us about volunteer opportunities. We learned that her avocation was wood working and we immediately targeted the need for directional signs at key intersections on the Preserve's hiking trails. In many cases, there were none and hikers found [...]

By |2022-05-02T13:14:17-04:00April 30th, 2022|Projects, Uncategorized|