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Locals can enjoy the spectacular weather that April ushers in by taking a guided evening hike at Palatlakaha Environmental and Agricultural Reserve (PEAR) Park in Leesburg. Visitors will learn about the area’s native plants and wildlife. Animals commonly seen at the park include gopher tortoises, bobcats, and hawks. The hike is at 5pm April 14. Call 352.516.7011.