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Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

 Events at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

April 17, 2014

FLORIDA'S NATIVE ORCHIDS PROGRAM
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April 19, 2014

EARTH DAY EGG-STRAVAGANZA AND CELEBRATION
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Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014. Starts at 9:00 a.m.

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Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, and the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park will be celebrating Florida’s environment with a special Earth Day event on Saturday, April 19. The event includes an Easter Egg Hunt starting at 9:00 a.m., and educational exhibits and interpretive carts in the Garden of the Springs and along the Wildlife Walk.  Bring the family out to enjoy the park and learn about our natural resources. Admission to the Park is $13 for adult; $5 for children ages 6 through 12; and free admission for children ages 5 and under. Regular admission includes an all-day visit to the Park and includes all the Earth Day activities.

 

The day’s activities start off with our annual Easter Egg Hunt and continue throughout the day. The Egg Hunt will be on the green behind the parking area at Park’s Visitor Center. Families should arrive early to register their children and enjoy meeting the Easter Bunny and other costumed characters. The Easter Egg Hunt begins at 9:00 a.m. 

  

The Wildlife Park opens for the day at 9:00 a.m. and visitors can enjoy the park and many Earth Day exhibits in the Garden of the Springs. The Earth Day exhibits will be set up from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Interpretive carts will be set up along the Wildlife Walk with information on Black bears and panthers.  Learn about bears, panthers, manatees, native plants, and much more. Exhibitors include Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Nature World Wildlife Rescue, Nature World Wildlife Rescue, Homosassa River Garden Club, Friends of Chassahowitzka Wildlife Refuge, Homosassa River Alliance, Save the Manatee Club, and more.

Participation Requirements

Fees: Regular admission includes an all-day visit to the Park and includes all the Earth Day activities.

Contact: For more information, call 352-628-5343.

Directions: Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located in Homosassa Springs, 75 miles north of Tampa on U.S. 19 and 90 miles northwest of Orlando.

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April 24, 2014

FLORIDA'S NATIVE PLANTS PROGRAM
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April 26, 2014

BIRD WALK ON PEPPER CREEK TRAIL
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May 10, 2014

WILDLIFE JEOPARDY PROGRAM
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June 16, 2014

WILDLIFE RANGER CAMP PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AGES 8 AND 9. (JUNE 16TH TO JUNE 21ST)
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July 14, 2014

WILDLIFE RANGER CAMP PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AGES 10 THROUGH 12 YEARS. (JULY 14TH TO JULY 19TH)
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December 19, 2014

CELEBRATION OF LIGHTS ( DECEMBER 19TH THROUGH DECEMBER 24, AND AGAIN ON DECEMBER 26TH, 2014!)
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