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Host Organization

Alachua Conservation Trust


Join Dr. Jiri Hulcr and Dr. Andrea Lucky for a family-friendly nocturnal bug hike at Tuscawilla Preserve! Dr. Hulcr is the resident Forest Entomologist in the School of Forest Resources & Conservation at the University of Florida, and Dr. Lucky is an evolutionary biologist and biodiversity scientist in the Department of Entomology & Nematology at the University of Florida. This event is part of the 35 days of ACT Conservation! Join ACT to celebrate this milestone birthday!

What to bring:
Your own nets (if possible), flashlights, water, and a sense of adventure!

Date & Time

Friday September 29, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM


406 SE Tuscawilla Road, Micanopy, FL 32667
Meet at Micanopy Native American Heritage Preserve (across the street from Tuscawilla Preserve trailhead).
Directions to Micanopy Native American Heritage Preserve:
From Interstate 75 exit 374, Micanopy, follow CR 234 east for 0.6 mile to NW Seminary Avenue. Turn right and drive 0.7 mile through this historic residential district to NE Cholokka Boulevard, which is flanked by the historic downtown. Turn right and continue along the road as it leaves town and continues 0.5 mile to the parking area on the left. The parking area is also just 0.3 mile west of US 441 along SE Tuscawilla Rd.


Contact Alachua Conservation Trust by phone: (352) 373-1078 or email

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