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January 04, 2014

CANDLELIGHT VIEWING (SATURDAY EVENINGS EVERY 1ST WEEKEND, JANUARY THROUGH NOVEMBER 2014)
Fort Clinch State Park

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January 04, 2014

FIRST WEEKEND UNION GARRISONS (1ST WEEKEND OF EACH MONTH, JANUARY THROUGH DECEMBER 2014)
Fort Clinch State Park

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April 17, 2014

FLORIDA'S NATIVE ORCHIDS PROGRAM
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

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April 18, 2014

7TH FLORIDA INFANTRY REGIMENT MUSTER - TAKING PLACE APRIL 18 AND 19, 2014
Dudley Farm Historic State Park

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April 19, 2014

LAWN GAMES (TAKING PLACE AT FORT GEORGE ISLAND CULTURAL STATE PARK)
Little Talbot Island State Park

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April 19, 2014

BLUEGRASS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Fort Cooper State Park

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April 19, 2014

LAWN GAMES
Fort George Island Cultural State Park

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April 19, 2014

CAMPFIRE PROGRAM SERIES
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

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April 19, 2014

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY (TAKING PLACE AT FORT GEORGE ISLAND CULTURAL STATE PARK)
Little Talbot Island State Park

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April 19, 2014

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY
Fort George Island Cultural State Park

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April 19, 2014

EARTH DAY EGG-STRAVAGANZA AND CELEBRATION
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014. Starts at 9:00 a.m.

Description:

 

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 19, 2014

EARTH DAY SNAP AND SERVE: A VOLUNTEER PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT
O'Leno State Park

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April 22, 2014

EARTH DAY ECO-ARCHAEO KAYAK TOUR
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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April 22, 2014

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION (TAKING PLACE APRIL 22ND, 24TH AND 26TH)
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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April 24, 2014

FLORIDA'S NATIVE PLANTS PROGRAM
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

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April 24, 2014

FIRE WALK (AN EARTH DAY EVENT)
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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April 25, 2014

SUNSET CRUISE
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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April 26, 2014

BIRD WALK WITH CITRUS COUNTY AUDUBON
Rainbow Springs State Park

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April 26, 2014

FLORIDA SEA TURTLES
Fort George Island Cultural State Park

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April 26, 2014

FLORIDA SEA TURTLES (TAKING PLACE AT FORT GEORGE ISLAND CULTURAL STATE PARK)
Little Talbot Island State Park

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April 26, 2014

EARTH DAY YOUTH MARSH EXPLORATION
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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April 26, 2014

HIKE AND SEEK EARTH DAY CELEBRATION!
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

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April 26, 2014

OLD FASHIONED RIVER PARTY
Manatee Springs State Park

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April 26, 2014

EARTH DAY CORAL ARDISIA ROUND UP
Dudley Farm Historic State Park

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April 26, 2014

EARTH DAY SCAVENGER HUNT
Manatee Springs State Park

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April 26, 2014

EARTH DAY DISCOVERY DAY
Little Talbot Island State Park

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April 26, 2014

CAMPFIRE PROGRAM SERIES
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

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April 26, 2014

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION - RECYCLE YOUR JUNK INTO SOMETHING USEFILL ... NOT LANDFILL
Fanning Springs State Park

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April 26, 2014

CEASE THE INVASION! EXOTIC WEED PULL WITH AMERICORPS: A COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER PROJECT FOR EARTH DAY
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

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April 26, 2014

BOAT BASH
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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April 26, 2014

BIRD WALK ON PEPPER CREEK TRAIL
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

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May 03, 2014

NABA BUTTERFLY COUNT
O'Leno State Park

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May 03, 2014

HIKE WITH A RANGER
Suwannee River State Park

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May 09, 2014

CANDLELIGHT TOURS (MAY 9TH THROUGH LABOR DAY WEEKEND 2014)
Fort Clinch State Park

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May 09, 2014

FULL MOON PADDLE (MAY 9TH AND 10TH 2014)
Manatee Springs State Park

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May 10, 2014

WILDLIFE JEOPARDY PROGRAM
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

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May 10, 2014

MOONLIGHT HIKE
Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park

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May 10, 2014

DUDLEY KID'S DAY
Dudley Farm Historic State Park

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May 16, 2014

SUNSET CRUISE
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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May 23, 2014

62ND ANNUAL FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL SCHEDULED FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

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May 24, 2014

WORLD WAR II EVENT (MAY 24TH & 25TH, 2014)
Fort Clinch State Park

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May 30, 2014

SUNSET CRUISE
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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May 31, 2014

ANNUAL FREE KIDS' FISHING CLINIC
Fort Clinch State Park

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June 07, 2014

HIKE WITH A RANGER
Suwannee River State Park

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June 13, 2014

SUNSET CRUISE
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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June 16, 2014

ESTUARY EXPLORATION: A SCIENCE DISCOVERY SUMMER CAMP (JUNE 16TH TO JUNE 20TH, 2014)
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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June 16, 2014

WILDLIFE RANGER CAMP PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AGES 8 AND 9. (JUNE 16TH TO JUNE 21ST)
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

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June 23, 2014

ESTUARY EXPLORATION: A SCIENCE DISCOVERY SUMMER CAMP (JUNE 23RD TO JUNE 27TH, 2014)
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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June 27, 2014

SUNSET CRUISE
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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July 11, 2014

SUNSET CRUISE
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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July 14, 2014

WILDLIFE RANGER CAMP PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AGES 10 THROUGH 12 YEARS. (JULY 14TH TO JULY 19TH)
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

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August 15, 2014

SUNSET CRUISE
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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August 29, 2014

SUNSET CRUISE
Crystal River Preserve State Park

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September 06, 2014

LITERACY DAY
O'Leno State Park

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September 20, 2014

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR EVENT (SEPTEMBER 20TH & 21ST, 2014)
Fort Clinch State Park

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October 11, 2014

CONFEDERATE GARRISONS (OCTOBER 11TH & 12TH, 2014)
Fort Clinch State Park

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October 11, 2014

DUDLEY KID'S DAY
Dudley Farm Historic State Park

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October 17, 2014

ALLIGATOR WARRIOR FESTIVAL (OCTOBER 17TH THROUGH OCTOBER 19TH, 2014)
O'Leno State Park

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November 08, 2014

DUDLEY KID'S DAY
Dudley Farm Historic State Park

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November 08, 2014

HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN SOLDIER
Fort Clinch State Park

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December 06, 2014

UNION HOLIDAY ENCAMPMENT (DECEMBER 6TH & 7TH, 2014)
Fort Clinch State Park

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December 13, 2014

DUDLEY KID'S DAY
Dudley Farm Historic State Park

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December 19, 2014

CELEBRATION OF LIGHTS ( DECEMBER 19TH THROUGH DECEMBER 24, AND AGAIN ON DECEMBER 26TH, 2014!)
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

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