the osprey trail run is an official fundraiser for the st. lucie county environmental resources department’s annual earth day festival held at the oxbow eco-center in port st. lucie, florida.
your race crew
Jeff, your volunteer race director is a local St. Lucie county resident, father, husband, conservationist and runner. He enjoys running everything from 5k distance races to ultramarathons. His day job is working as a creative in the design and technology field.
the st. lucie environmental resources division
The Environmental Resources Department’s Mission is to preserve, protect and enhance SLC’s environmental resources through sustainable land management practices, regulations, public education and outreach.
Environmental Resources Department currently has a staff of 16 throughout its 3 divisions who work with citizens, businesses, homeowners and other stakeholders to carry out our mission.
The Environmental Education and Community Outreach Division operates out of the Oxbow Eco-Center and provides county-wide educational programs that foster an awareness and appreciation for the natural world, an understanding of ecosystems and sustainability, and a sense of stewardship toward Florida and all its inhabitants. Staff in this division develop programs for adults and youth on County preserves, in schools, and at a variety of venues and works with community partners to provide numerous volunteer opportunities that have a County-wide impact.