Prickly Pear Shrine Box Journal

Posted: Monday, June 13, 2016  •  Blog, Shrine Box Journals

Visitors to the shrine boxes have been writing comments in journals since the trail opened in 2011. Read a selection of the Prickly Pear Shrine Box Journal Entries. Journal entry by Carol Mahler.


Trail Cleanup

Posted: Monday, March 7, 2016  •  Blog, Trail Cleanup

Getting ready for spring and guided walks on the trail! A group of  MOFAC volunteers and SFSC students gathered to check the shrine boxes and pick up trash. Spring flowers are on the way.


Biology Students Sample Trail Insects

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014  •  Blog

SFSC Biology II students sampled trail insect populations with their professor, Dr. Bill Gregory. Dr. Gregory demonstrated how to use the sweep nets, as students also learned to identify some of the scrub plants.


Look who’s renting the paw paw shrine box

Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014  •  Fauna, On the Trail Today

Two little frogs were as surprised as we were when we opened the paw paw shrine box. They scurried up and down and then retreated to their little home in the top inside box. The…


Lee Dunkel Photography Workshop

Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2013  •  Blog, Students on the Trail

Lee Dunkel, nationally known black and white landscape photographer, led a photography workshop on the Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail. SFSC art students joined people from the community on a photo excursion, exploring textures, tones, and forms…


Florida Native Plant Class Visits the Trail

Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013  •  Blog, Community Walk

SFSC Community Education students from the Landscaping with Florida Native Plants class welcomed Spring on the Wayside Shrine Trail. After the cold spell, many plants were budding and blooming. Upper 70s and sunny. Photos by…