Garden Club Meeting To Feature Talk March 6 On Protecting Florida’s Wildlife Corridor

Jason Lauritsen

The Wellington Garden Club will meet Monday, March 6 at the Wellington Community Center, located at 12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.

The meeting will feature a presentation at 10 a.m. by Jason Lauritsen, chief conservation officer of the Florida Wildlife Corridor Foundation.

In this capacity, Lauritsen implements the vision and mission of the organization to connect, protect and restore essential conservation habitat statewide.

Lauritsen’s expertise includes environmental conservation and restoration, land management science, wetland protection and wood stork recovery in the western Everglades.

He is an experienced speaker, educator and writer who has authored numerous papers, publications and presentations throughout his more than 20-year career in conservation and natural resources management.

The community is invited to join the club for coffee and a plant raffle beginning at 9:30 a.m. Visitors are asked to check in at the guest table. To reserve a spot, contact Maria Wolfe at

Wellington Garden Club, founded in 1981, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating its members and the public in the fields of gardening, horticulture, floral design and landscape design, and to promoting conservation of natural resources, civic beautification and youth education.

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