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December

Event: Lunch & Learn
Event Date: 12/08/16 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: Bill Sadowski PreserveCampfire & Owl Walk at Bill
Event Date: 12/09/16 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. See the difference of the park after dark and encounter other nocturnal natives such as raccoons and night spiders. 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
Event: Creatures of the Night at Greynolds Park
Event Date: 12/09/16 07:30PM
Contact #: 305-949-1741
Location: 17530 West Dixie Highway
Description: Come learn about the mysteries of the night and see what lurks around our park when the lights go out! Our naturalists will guide you through the park's nature trails in search of its nocturnal residents including eastern screech owls, raccoons, night spiders, and more. This program meets at the Greynolds Park Boat House; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight.
Event: Volunteer EcoAction Day
Event Date: 12/10/16 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: Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 12/10/16 09:30AM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 6767 Crandon Blvd.
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 tribes to the pirates that shipwrecked off shore. 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.
Event: Oleta River Canoe Tour
Event Date: 12/11/16 10:30AM
Contact #: 305-949-1741
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 wading birds, osprey, 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: Lunch & Learn
Event Date: 12/15/16 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: 12/16/16 06:30PM
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 which is yours to keep. Camp Hours are 6:30pm-8:30pm on Friday where we will learn valuable fishing information such as fish biology and identification, various fishing techniques, and 10am-4pm on Saturday where you will perfect your family's fishing skills.
Event: Campfire & Night Walk at Arch Creek Park
Event Date: 12/16/16 07:30PM
Contact #: 305-944-6111
Location: 1855 NE 135th Street
Description: Take a night-time stroll into some of the various natural ecosystems of South Florida alongside a naturalist guide to discover the marvelous nocturnal life of the park at dusk. Experience the sights and sounds of eastern screech owls, raccoons, night spiders, and many more nocturnal natives. 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.
Event: Volunteer EcoAction Day
Event Date: 12/17/16 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: Campfire & Night Walk at A.D. Barnes Park
Event Date: 12/17/16 05:00PM
Contact #: 305-6624124
Location: 3401 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Take a night-time stroll into some of the various natural ecosystems of South Florida alongside a naturalist guide to discover the marvelous nocturnal life of the park at dusk. Experience the sights and sounds of eastern screech owls, raccoons, night spiders, and many more nocturnal natives. 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.
Event: Lunch & Learn
Event Date: 12/22/16 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: Camp Black Bear: Winter Nature Camp 1
Event Date: 12/26/16 08:30AM
Contact #: 305-666-5885
Location: 3401 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Let your child explore the wild side of the parks in this nature-based camp packed with fun and educational programming. Campers will perform scientific experiments, go on environmental fieldtrips, and engage in athletic activities in the great outdoors while under the safety of our staff's supervision. Fieldtrip fees are additional. Meets at A.D Barnes Nature Center.
Event: Camp Manatee: Winter Nature Camp 1
Event Date: 12/26/16 08:30AM
Contact #: 305-666-5885
Location: 17530 West Dixie Highway
Description: Let your child explore the wild side of the parks in this nature-based camp packed with fun and educational programming. Campers will perform scientific experiments, go on environmental fieldtrips, and engage in athletic activities in the great outdoors while under the safety of our staff's supervision. Fieldtrip fees are additional. Meets at Greynolds Park Boathouse.
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