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January

Event: Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 01/02/15 01:00PM
Description: Let our naturalists take you on a journey along the shores of a land that has witnessed the comings and goings of man for over 2000 years, from the Tequesta that set-up their fishing villages in the summer to the pirates that shipwrecked off shore. This tour explores the natural shorelines of Key Biscayne where coastal birds and marine life are plentiful.
Event: Castellow Hammock New Year Campfire and Night Walk
Event Date: 01/03/15 06:00PM
Description: Relax after the holiday rush and join us for a special New Year campfire. The moon will be nearly full as we search for screech owls and other nocturnal creatures, and then enjoy marshmallow roasting around the campfire. Please bring a flashlight, comfortable closed toed walking shoes, and marshmallows to roast.
Event: Biscayne Bay Canoe Trek
Event Date: 01/09/15 01:00PM
Description: This naturalist-led canoe trip explores the forgotten and secret park of Key Biscayne. Paddle through the peaceful wilderness where great blue herons, spotted eagle rays, upsidedown jellyfish and more lurk among the mangrove fringes. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Marina, please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart) and protection from the sun.
Event: Greynolds Park: Creatures of the Night
Event Date: 01/09/15 07:30PM
Description: Fascinated by the moon and the stars or even glow bugs? Then come to learn about the mysteries of the night and see what lurks around our park when the lights go out! Our naturalists will take you through the park in search of its nocturnal residents
Event: Sunrise Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 01/10/15 06:30AM
Description: Watch the sunrise from your kayak and see the world awaken as you paddle through Crandon Park with a naturalist guide. Discover shore birds and other ocean life while admiring the peaceful scenery. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Nature Center.
Event: Arch Creek Park EcoAction Day
Event Date: 01/10/15 09:30AM
Description: Connect with nature and get down and dirty at one of our monthly volunteer work days! Join our naturalists in restoring Arch Creek Park and its natural areas. Projects include removing weeds or invasive exotic vegetation, planting, mulching and picking up garbage. Bring your work gloves and small hand tools. Wear closed-toe shoes. Sunscreen, long shirts/pants, water hats sunglasses are highly recommended. Projects and location are subject to change. Recommended for all ages.
Event: Shorebirds of Crandon Park
Event Date: 01/10/15 10:00AM
Description: Fly, don't walk to Crandon Park's Shorebird Walk, where we search for the birds that reside within the park. Several species utilize the beach at different times of year; learn the behavior, calls, and field marks used to identify them. A brief power point presentation at the visitor's center will familiarize participants with common species. The group will walk Crandon Beach identifying any species encountered. Bring your binoculars and join us in learning about some of our feathered friends.
Event: Introduction to Archery
Event Date: 01/10/15 02:00PM
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.
Event: Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 01/11/15 09:30AM
Description: Let our naturalists take you on a journey along the shores of a land that has witnessed the comings and goings of man for over 2000 years, from the Tequesta that set-up their fishing villages in the summer to the pirates that shipwrecked off shore. This tour explores the natural shorelines of Key Biscayne where coastal birds and marine life are plentiful.
Event: Oleta River Canoe Tour
Event Date: 01/11/15 10:00AM
Description: The beauty of the Oleta River has drawn man to its shore for centuries. As early as 500 B.C., the river was home to the Tequesta Indians who camped along its shore and was part of the route used by Federal troops in the Second Seminole War to travel south from Loxahatchee. The river linked Seminole indinas living in the Everglades to Biscayne Bay. Relive the river's historic past with park naturalists, as you explore this natural haven for wading birds, osprey, fish, and the endangered manatee.
Event: Castellow Hammock Park EcoAction Day
Event Date: 01/11/15 11:00AM
Description: Come join us for some fresh air and exercise as you help control some of the exotic plants found in the park. Please wear work clothes and closed toed shoes, sun and eye protection, and bring drinks. Call to register.
Event: Biscayne Bay Canoe Trek
Event Date: 01/16/15 01:00PM
Description: This naturalist-led canoe trip explores the forgotten and secret park of Key Biscayne. Paddle through the peaceful wilderness where great blue herons, spotted eagle rays, upsidedown jellyfish and more lurk among the mangrove fringes. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Marina, please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart) and protection from the sun.
Event: Arch Creek Park Campfire and Night Hike
Event Date: 01/16/15 07:30PM
Description: Venture into the beautiful tropical hardwood hammock with a naturalist guide and discover the marvelous nocturnal life of the park at dusk. Experience the sights and sounds of eastern screech owls, raccoons, night spiders and much more. Following the night hike, join our naturalists around the campfire for marshmallow roasting.
Event: Sunrise Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 01/17/15 06:30AM
Description: Watch the sunrise from your kayak and see the world awaken as you paddle through Crandon Park with a naturalist guide. Discover shore birds and other ocean life while admiring the peaceful scenery. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Nature Center.
Event: Historic Coral Gables Waterway Paddle
Event Date: 01/17/15 09:00AM
Description: Explore the history of Coral Gables in this leisurely paddle through the City Beautiful. This guided tour will teach you the history of the Coral Gables waterway and its surrounding landmarks. This trip meets at the A.D. Barnes Park Nature Center. Please bring drinking water and closed-toe shoes as well as protection from the sun.
Event: Castellow Hammock Valentine's Day Campfire
Event Date: 01/17/15 05:30PM
Description: Join us with your special loved ones for a romantic evening around a campfire. Arrive early for the sunset and bring a picnic to share around the fire. Learn how to make Símores and campfire bread included in your fee! Please bring a flashlight, comfortable closed toed walking shoes, and hotdogs to roast if desired.
Event: Castellow Hammock Campfire and Night Walk
Event Date: 01/17/15 06:00PM
Description: Learn about some of the nocturnal creatures of South Florida, and then go on a nature hike to look for the Eastern Screech Owl. Roast marshmallows by the campfire upon your return from the hike and participate in a special interactive story! A fun, affordable and educational evening! Please bring a flashlight, comfortable closed toed walking shoes, and marshmallows to roast.
Event: Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 01/18/15 09:30AM
Description: Let our naturalists take you on a journey along the shores of a land that has witnessed the comings and goings of man for over 2000 years, from the Tequesta that set-up their fishing villages in the summer to the pirates that shipwrecked off shore. This tour explores the natural shorelines of Key Biscayne where coastal birds and marine life are plentiful.
Event: Biscayne Bay Canoe Trek
Event Date: 01/23/15 01:00PM
Description: This naturalist-led canoe trip explores the forgotten and secret park of Key Biscayne. Paddle through the peaceful wilderness where great blue herons, spotted eagle rays, upsidedown jellyfish and more lurk among the mangrove fringes. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Marina, please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart) and protection from the sun.
Event: Friday Night Fire
Event Date: 01/23/15 07:30PM
Description: Need a change of pace for your Friday night? Join our staff for an educational and fun-filled evening as we learn about native wildlife, then test your new knowledge on the trail. Bring your own marshmallows and snacks to roast on the campfire.
Event: Sunrise Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 01/24/15 06:30AM
Description: Watch the sunrise from your kayak and see the world awaken as you paddle through Crandon Park with a naturalist guide. Discover shore birds and other ocean life while admiring the peaceful scenery. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Nature Center.
Event: Oleta River Canoe Tour
Event Date: 01/24/15 10:00AM
Description: The beauty of the Oleta River has drawn man to its shore for centuries. As early as 500 B.C., the river was home to the Tequesta Indians who camped along its shore and was part of the route used by Federal troops in the Second Seminole War to travel south from Loxahatchee. The river linked Seminole indinas living in the Everglades to Biscayne Bay. Relive the river's historic past with park naturalists, as you explore this natural haven for wading birds, osprey, fish, and the endangered manatee.
Event: Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 01/25/15 09:30AM
Description: Let our naturalists take you on a journey along the shores of a land that has witnessed the comings and goings of man for over 2000 years, from the Tequesta that set-up their fishing villages in the summer to the pirates that shipwrecked off shore. This tour explores the natural shorelines of Key Biscayne where coastal birds and marine life are plentiful.
Event: Chapman Field Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 01/25/15 02:00PM
Description: Learn about the history and ecology of this once airfield turned park as you paddle through mangrove habitats and the Biscayne Bay on a naturalist-guided tour.
Event: Biscayne Bay Canoe Trek
Event Date: 01/30/15 01:00PM
Description: This naturalist-led canoe trip explores the forgotten and secret park of Key Biscayne. Paddle through the peaceful wilderness where great blue herons, spotted eagle rays, upsidedown jellyfish and more lurk among the mangrove fringes. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Marina, please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart) and protection from the sun.
Event: Sunrise Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 01/31/15 06:30AM
Description: Watch the sunrise from your kayak and see the world awaken as you paddle through Crandon Park with a naturalist guide. Discover shore birds and other ocean life while admiring the peaceful scenery. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Nature Center.
Event: Outdoor Skills Saturday
Event Date: 01/31/15 05:00PM
Description: Do you love survival shows like 'Naked and Afraid'? Do you want to learn some of those skills and how to put them to use? Join us for a 2 hour workshop that will cover a different topic every session! Topics covered include fire building, wilderness first-aid, survival rules, and general preparedness.
Event: Castellow Hammock Campfire and Night Walk
Event Date: 01/31/15 06:00PM
Description: Learn about some of the nocturnal creatures of South Florida, and then go on a nature hike to look for the Eastern Screech Owl. Roast marshmallows by the campfire upon your return from the hike and participate in a special interactive story! A fun, affordable and educational evening! Please bring a flashlight, comfortable closed toed walking shoes, and marshmallows to roast.