February 4th 10:00 AM Map and Compass: Before GPS navigation relied on the use of a magnetic compass. A compass can still, in many cases, be the most reliable navigation tool available. Learn, hands-on, to navigate using a compass and how that combined with a good map can get you anywhere you need to go! Please register for this class by calling (352) 754-6722. Class is free and runs for 2 hours.
February 7th 10:00 AM Creative Photography; Leaves and Branches: Alice Herden of Green-Fly Media is
Offering beginner and intermediate level creative photography classes at Chinsegut. Learn how the right angle and focus can turn something as simple as leaves and branches into a masterpiece. This 4 hour class has a 10$ fee paid to Green-Fly Media.
February 10th 10:00 AM UF/IFAS and Solid Waste Composting: Hernando County Residents only for this class please. Learn how to turn waste into garden gold and receive a FREE COMPOSTER! Must register with solid waste at 352-754-4112 to receive composter, limited to first 15 Hernando County residents.
February 11th 10:00 AM DIY Photo to Wood Transfer: Create a one of a kind work of art for your Valentine at this DIY photo to wood transfer event. Limited to 8 participants. All materials provided by Green-Fly Media to complete project (except wall mounting hardware). There is a 25$ per participant fee for this program due at start of program. Allow 4 hours to complete project. Register at (352) 754-6722.
February 18th 10:00 AM DIY Photo to Wood Transfer: If you didn’t make it into the first session, no worries, Alice from Green-Fly Media will be back at Chinsegut for the second installment of photo to wood transfers. Participant fee of $25 to cover materials can be paid at start of program. Register by calling (352) 754-6722.
February 22nd 6:30 PM Feeding Wildlife: Feeding wildlife can be harmful or beneficial depending on how and when it is done. Learn some good feeds for wildlife, what not to feed and who not to feed in this 1 hour class. We will be making some simple recipes to demonstrate. This is a free class, bring along $5.00 to purchase a copy of ‘Planting a Refuge for Wildlife’ to take home. Please register at (352) 754-6722, space is limited.
February 24th 8:00 AM Birding with Audubon: A volunteer from Hernando Audubon Society will be at the Conservation Center at 8 AM to begin an observation session in the Bird and Butterfly garden before hitting the trails. This program is free, no registration required. Loaner binoculars and field guides available for new birders. Program runs until 11 AM.
February 25th 10:00 AM Meet Merida from the movie, Brave: Merida will be reading the book Brave at 10:30 AM. Activities for children of all ages will take place from 10 until 1:00 PM. Activities include ‘Be a Bear’ program, crafts and archery for ages 8+. Free event, no need to register.
Chinsegut Conservation Center is located at
23212 Lake Lindsey Rd Brooksville FL 34601 Phone: (352) 754-6722