The 5th Annual Lyonia Wildlife Festival
Lyonia Preserve is a joint project of Volusia County, the Volusia County School Board and the State of Florida to provide environmental education to the public and restore and maintain habitat for scrub-dependent species, including the threatened scrub jay and gopher tortoise. The preserve, named after the scrub plant rusty lyonia, consists of 360 acres of restored Florida scrub habitat.
This preserve and other Volusia County conservation lands are managed using a program of professionally accepted principles of resource and ecosystem management for the benefit of, and enjoyment by, present and future generations.
The preserve is adjacent to the Deltona Regional Library and Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona Click here for directions.
-information obtained from: Lyonia Environmental Center