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West Orange Times & Observer Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2020 6 months ago

ONP closed for two weeks

The closure of the nature preserve is a precautionary measure.
by: Amy Quesinberry Community Editor

The Oakland Nature Preserve is following Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings’ order to shelter in place to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

The preserve will close for two weeks on the evening of Thursday, March 25, and there will be no access to the boardwalk or uplands trails during this time. The museum previously had been closed.

“We appreciate the public’s cooperation and understanding as we work with local and national agencies to prioritize the welfare of our community,” ONP officials said.

Amy Quesinberry is the community editor of the West Orange Times & Observer and the Windermere Observer. She was born and raised in Winter Garden, grew up reading the community newspaper and has been employed there as a writer, photographer and editor since 1990....

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