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January

Event: Lunch & Learn
Event Date: 01/18/17 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: 01/19/17 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: Campfire & Owl Walk at Bill Sadowski Park
Event Date: 01/20/17 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. 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: Volunteer EcoAction Day at Castellow Hammock Park
Event Date: 01/21/17 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-242-7688
Location: 22301 SW 162nd Ave
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: Volunteer EcoAction Day at Arch Creek Park
Event Date: 01/21/17 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: Introduction to Archery at Bill Sadowski Park
Event Date: 01/21/17 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.
Event: Campfire & Night Walk at A.D. Barnes Park
Event Date: 01/21/17 07:30PM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
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: Coral Gables Waterway Canoe Tour
Event Date: 01/22/17 09:30AM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: 3401 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Explore the history of Coral Gables in this leisurely canoe paddle through the City Beautiful. This guided tour will teach you all about the man-made waterway's delightful blend of unique vistas, abundant wildlife, and historic landmarks. This trip meets at the A.D. Barnes 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: 01/22/17 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: Walk on the Wild Side
Event Date: 01/22/17 11:00AM
Contact #: 305-242-7688
Location: 22301 SW 162nd Ave
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.
Event: Lunch & Learn
Event Date: 01/25/17 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: 01/26/17 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 & Night Walk at A.D. Barnes Park
Event Date: 01/27/17 06:00PM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
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: Volunteer EcoAction Day at A.D. Barnes Park
Event Date: 01/28/17 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: Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 01/28/17 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: Walk on the Wild Side
Event Date: 01/28/17 10:00AM
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.
Event: Sunset Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 01/28/17 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, dotted with the silhouettes of boats. 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.<br><br>
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