Jacob Klasinski has joined the County Parks team at OJT. He will be assisting with The Legacy Trail, Venetian Waterway Park, and trailheads, including OJT. Jacob was born in La Serena, Chile, and grew up in Ocala, Florida where he found a love for exploring the woods and the outdoors. He moved to Sarasota in 2001 and worked in horticulture for multiple years and it grew his passion for flora. His hobbies include fishing, spearfishing, traveling, chess, reading, art, exploring nature, collecting plants, antique American classic cars, and cooking. He is looking forward to working at OJT and contributing to conservation and restoration efforts for Sarasota County as well as sharing his knowledge and passion for fauna and flora with others.