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February

Event: Lunch & Learn
Event Date: 02/08/17 12:00PM
Contact #: 305-242-7688
Location: Castellow Hammock Park
Description: The Castellow Hammock butterfly garden attracts many permanently residing and visitng butteflies. Come learn about the beautiful creatures inhabiting our park and find out where and when to find them, and how you can attract them to your community as well! Feel free to bring your lunch and eat at the shaded picnic tables in the park before or after the walk.
Event: Lunch & Learn
Event Date: 02/09/17 12:00PM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: A.D. Barnes Park North
Description: Join of our naturalists at A.D. Barnes Park North (meet at the pavillon), where we will take a stroll through our butterfly garden. Learn about the native butterflies of South Florida and the plants they depend on. Feel free to bring your lunch and eat at the shaded picnic tables in the park before or after the walk.
Event: Campfire & Night Walk at A.D. Barnes Park
Event Date: 02/10/17 06:00PM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: 3401 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Take a night-time stroll into various natural ecosystems of South Florida alongside a naturalist guide to discover the marvelous nocturnal life of the park at dusk. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight. Feel free to bring your own marshmallows to roast on our campfire following the walk. Program may be cancelled due to lack of registrations. For late registrations please call: 305-666-5885 during business hours.
Event: Campfire & Owl Walk at Bill Sadowski Park
Event Date: 02/10/17 07:30PM
Contact #: 305-255-4767
Location: 17555 SW 79 Avenue
Description: Enjoy an evening of discovery in the world of owls! Start the night with a presentation all about these nocturnal birds before entering the nature trails to search for them with a guide. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight. Feel free to bring marshmallows to roast on our campfire. Programs may be cancelled due to lack of registrations. For late registrations please call: 305-666-5885 during business hours.
Event: Volunteer EcoAction Day at Crandon Park
Event Date: 02/11/17 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 6767 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Connect with nature and get down and dirty at one of our monthly volunteer days! Join our naturalists in restoring the park and its natural areas with projects that include weed/invasive exotic vegetation removal, planting, mulching, and garbage clean-up. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, work gloves, small hand tools, and protection from the sun. Long shirts/pants, water, hats, and sunglasses are highly recommended.
Event: Oleta River Canoe Tour
Event Date: 02/12/17 09:30AM
Contact #: 305-944-6111
Location: 17530 West Dixie Highway
Description: Amidst the hustle and bustle of city life in Miami, the Oleta River is an unchanged beacon for wildlife. Relive the river's historic past with park naturalists as you explore the transition of ecosystems in this natural haven for birds, fish, and the endangered manatee. This trip meets at East Greynolds Park, please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun.
Event: Sunset Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 02/12/17 05:30PM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 4000 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Enjoy the sea birds soaring overhead as you paddle your way around Pelican Island and into the mangrove forest while the sun slowly sets. Then paddle back through the marina for a picturesque view: a horizon that blends the skyline and clouds. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Marina; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun. Program may be cancelled due to lack of reservations. To reserve please call: 305-666-5885
Event: Sunset Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 02/14/17 05:30PM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 4000 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Enjoy the sea birds soaring overhead as you paddle your way around Pelican Island and into the mangrove forest while the sun slowly sets. Then paddle back through the marina for a picturesque view: a horizon that blends the skyline and clouds. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Marina; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun. Program may be cancelled due to lack of reservations. To reserve please call: 305-666-5885
Event: Lunch & Learn
Event Date: 02/15/17 12:00PM
Contact #: 305-242-7688
Location: Castellow Hammock Park
Description: The only thing better than a rare animal sighting, is capturing the moment on film! Join us as we share photos taken by our own park guests and get the opportunity to get tips from a professional photographer. Feel free to bring your lunch and eat at the shaded picnic tables in the park before or after the walk.
Event: Lunch & Learn
Event Date: 02/16/17 12:00PM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: A.D. Barnes Park Nature Center
Description: Join our naturalist for a walk on the wildside through A.D. Barnes Park Nature Preserve. Learn about edible plants, how to make your own rope, and more as you explore our trails. Bring your own lunch and enjoy the shaded picnic area before or after the walk. Meet us at the A.D. Barnes Park Nature Center.
Event: Vamos a Pescar™ Family Fishing Camp
Event Date: 02/17/17 06:00PM
Contact #: 305-255-4767
Location: 17555 SW 79 Avenue
Description: Bring your family along to this 2-day event in partnership with Vamos a Pescar™. Your family will leave with the knowledge required for ethical angling and the fishing gear provided for all participants. Camp Hours are 6:30pm-8:30pm on Friday where we will learn valuable fishing information, and 10am-4pm on Saturday where you will perfect your family's fishing skills. Programs may be cancelled due to lack of reservations. To reserve, please call: 305-666-5885.
Event: Campfire & Night Walk at Arch Creek
Event Date: 02/17/17 07:30PM
Contact #: 305-944-6111
Location: 1855 NE 135th Street
Description: Take a night-time stroll into various natural ecosystems of South Florida alongside a naturalist guide to discover the marvelous nocturnal life of the park at dusk. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight. Feel free to bring your own marshmallows to roast on our campfire following the walk. Program may be cancelled due to lack of registrations. For late registrations please call: 305-666-5885 during business hours.
Event: Volunteer EcoAction Day at Arch Creek Park
Event Date: 02/18/17 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-944-6111
Location: 1855 NE 135th Street
Description: Connect with nature and get down and dirty at one of our monthly volunteer days! Join our naturalists in restoring the park and its natural areas with projects that include weed/invasive exotic vegetation removal, planting, mulching, and garbage clean-up. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, work gloves, small hand tools, and protection from the sun. Long shirts/pants, water, hats, and sunglasses are highly recommended.
Event: Campfire & Night Walk at A.D. Barnes Park
Event Date: 02/18/17 06:00PM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: 3401 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Take a night-time stroll into various natural ecosystems of South Florida alongside a naturalist guide to discover the marvelous nocturnal life of the park at dusk. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight. Feel free to bring your own marshmallows to roast on our campfire following the walk. Program may be cancelled due to lack of registrations. For late registrations please call: 305-666-5885 during business hours.
Event: Volunteer EcoAction Day at Castellow Hammock Park
Event Date: 02/19/17 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-242-7688
Location: 22301 sw 162 Avenue
Description: Connect with nature and get down and dirty at one of our monthly volunteer days! Join our naturalists in restoring the park and its natural areas with projects that include weed/invasive exotic vegetation removal, planting, mulching, and garbage clean-up. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, work gloves, small hand tools, and protection from the sun. Long shirts/pants, water, hats, and sunglasses are highly recommended.
Event: Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 02/19/17 09:30AM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 6767 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Paddle over sea-grass beds and sand flats as you make your way past an ancient fossilized reef and into the serene mangrove forests. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Nature Center, please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun. Programs may be cancelled due to lack of registrations. For late registrations please call: 305-666-5885 during business hours
Event: Lunch & Learn
Event Date: 02/22/17 12:00PM
Contact #: 305-242-7688
Location: Castellow Hammock Park
Description: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Hummingbirds and butterflies are the supermodels of the pollinator world, but today we will focus on all the lesser known critters that contribute to the biodiversity of our ecosystem. Learn who they are and what you can do to help them do their job better. Feel free to bring your lunch and eat at the shaded picnic tables in the park before or after the walk.
Event: Lunch & Learn
Event Date: 02/23/17 12:00PM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: A.D. Barnes Park Nature Center
Description: Join our naturalist for a campfire chat at the A.D. Barnes Park Nature Center. Learn about native versus non-native species, invasive plants and animals, and how they got to South Florida. Bring your own lunch and enjoy the shaded picnic area before or after the walk. Meet us at the A.D. Barnes Park Nature Center.
Event: Campfire & Owl Walk at Bill Sadowski Park
Event Date: 02/24/17 07:30PM
Contact #: 305-255-4767
Location: 17555 SW 79 Avenue
Description: Enjoy an evening of discovery in the world of owls! Start the night with a presentation all about these nocturnal birds before entering the nature trails to search for them with a guide. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight. Feel free to bring marshmallows to roast on our campfire. Programs may be cancelled due to lack of registrations. For late registrations please call: 305-666-5885 during business hours.
Event: Campfire & Owl Walk at Castellow Hammock Park
Event Date: 02/24/17 07:30PM
Contact #: 305-242-7688
Location: 22301 sw 162 ave
Description: Enjoy an evening of discovery in the world of owls! Start the night with a presentation all about these nocturnal birds before entering the nature trails to search for them with a guide. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight. Feel free to bring marshmallows to roast on our campfire. Programs may be cancelled due to lack of registrations. For late registrations please call: 305-666-5885 during business hours.
Event: Volunteer EcoAction Day at A.D. Barnes Park
Event Date: 02/25/17 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: 3401 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Connect with nature and get down and dirty at one of our monthly volunteer days! Join our naturalists in restoring the park and its natural areas with projects that include weed/invasive exotic vegetation removal, planting, mulching, and garbage clean-up. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, work gloves, small hand tools, and protection from the sun. Long shirts/pants, water, hats, and sunglasses are highly recommended.
Event: Walk on the Wild Side
Event Date: 02/25/17 09:30AM
Contact #: 305-944-6111
Location: 1855 NE 135th Street
Description: Venture into some of the various natural ecosystems of South Florida parks alongside a naturalist guide to discover the marvels hidden within the nature trails. Learn all about the plants and animals that call these places home, and why these environments are so important to us. Programs may be cancelled due to lack of registrations. For late registrations please call: 305-666-5885 during business hours.
Event: Introduction to Archery at Bill Sadowski Park
Event Date: 02/25/17 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-255-4767
Location: 17555 SW 79 Avenue
Description: Learn about the origins and history of archery as both a sport and tool for survival in this educational and hands-on seminar before being instructed on proper technique. After the lesson, take some practice shots at a target to test your new skills. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable shoes and protection from the sun. Programs may be cancelled due to lack of registrations. For late registrations please call: 305-666-5885 during business hours.
Event: Family Campouts at A.D. Barnes
Event Date: 02/25/17 03:00PM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: 3401 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Join Miami EcoAdventures for our family camping programs! Bring you own tent, sleeping bag, and food to cook over a campfire. Our expert naturalists will assist you every step of the way. Take part in our owl-walk, learn to set-up you tent, and sleep under the stars at one of the Miami-Dade Parks Nature Centers. Please call for additional information or to register.
Event: Sunset Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 02/26/17 05:30PM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 4000 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Enjoy the sea birds soaring overhead as you paddle your way around Pelican Island and into the mangrove forest while the sun slowly sets. Then paddle back through the marina for a picturesque view: a horizon that blends the skyline and clouds. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Marina; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun. Program may be cancelled due to lack of reservations. To reserve please call: 305-666-5885
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