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Cathy Guerra
Catherine.Guerra@miamidade.gov
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Conservation and Wildlife Expo at the Deering Estate

MIAMI (November 02, 2017)

The Deering Estate's inaugural Conservation and Wildlife Expo will be held on Saturday, November 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Exhibitors will be displaying proper management of native and exotic wildlife as well as showcasing their efforts to conserve South Florida environments. Admission is $7.00 for ages 4 & older.

Participating vendors include Miami-Dade Fire Rescue - Venom One, Wildlife Rescue of Dade County, Pelican Harbor Seabird Station, Everglades Alligator Farm and Everglades Outpost.

About the vendors:

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Venom Response Team specializes in the response, management and treatment of envenomation. 

Wildlife Rescue of Dade County rescues, rehabilitates and releases the injured, orphaned and/or displaced wild animals, native, to South Florida.

Pelican Harbor Seabird Station is an internationally recognized center for seabird rehabilitation. They also accept all injured native wildlife, including mammals and reptiles. 

Everglades Alligator Farm showcases and teaches visitors about native and exotic wildlife of South Florida. 

Everglades Outpost takes in injured animals, rehabilitates them, and releases them back into the wild.

About the Deering Estate
The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to bird walks and guided Historic House and Natural Areas Tours, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Estate is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department, which manages the Estate on behalf of the State of Florida. Discover More art, culture, history, science, preservation, conservation and ecology at the Deering Estate today!

Who:
Deering Estate
What:
Conservation & Wildlife Expo
When:
November 18, 2017 — 10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Where:
Deering Estate 16701 SW 72 Avenue Miami, FL 305-235-1668 ext. 233