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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Scrub-Jay Walk @ Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 8:30am to 9:30am EDT

Park entry fee applies

More Information:
Kimbell Education Center, (561) 745-5551

Located in the Southeast region at:
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
16450 S.E. Federal Highway
Hobe Sound, FL 33455

First and third Wednesday of each month, 8:30 a.m.; learn about the globally imperiled sand pine scrub ecosystem and its inhabitants. Meet at the Camp Murphy Bicycle Trailhead parking lot located between the front entrance and Pine Grove Campground. 

Walk through the globally imperiled Florida scrub and learn about this unique ecosystem and the wildlife that depend on it to survive. Jonathan Dickinson contains one of the largest tracts of scrub remaining in Florida and is home to the endangered Florida scrub-jay, which is often seen in the park. The challenge of scrub land management will be discussed while looking for the endangered Florida scrub jay and other wild scrub inhabitants.

The walk will last approximately one hour and takes place on an old paved road and some sandy roads.

Park entry fee applies. Comfortable shoes, water, sun protection, and binoculars are recommended. For details, contact Kimbell Center, (561) 745-5551, or email libby.reinert@dep.state.fl.us.

Yoga on the Beach @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am EDT

Class fee is $5 plus regular park admission.

More Information:
Yoga studio at 239-598-1938

Located in the Southwest region at:
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
11135 Gulfshore Drive
Naples, FL 34108

Join yoga instructors from Green Monkey Yoga in the morning for an all-levels gentle yoga class.

Additional Information:

Bring your yoga mat, water, a towel, and bug spray! To make a reservation and payment please call the yoga studio at 239-598-1938 or visit their website: www.greenmonkey.com.

Yoga on the Beach Participation Requirements

Ranger Programs @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 9:00am EDT to Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 9:00am EDT
More Information:
Ranger Station 239-597-6196

Located in the Southwest region at:
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
11135 Gulfshore Drive
Naples, FL 34108

At this time, there are no Ranger Programs scheduled for June. Please check back for updates.

Ranger Led Hike @ Oleta River State Park

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am EDT

Normal park entrance fees apply.

More Information:
Jacob Bennett (786) 367-0875

Located in the Southeast region at:
Oleta River State Park
3400 NE 163rd Street
North Miami Beach, FL 33160

We would love for you to join us as we start a new month with a one hour ranger led hike through the beautiful nature trail in Oleta River State Park.  You will be guided by a Park Ranger and will have the opportunity to learn about all of the local flora and fauna that Oleta River State Park has to offer.  Come out and experience the real Florida in one of the largest urban parks in the country!

Additional Information:

Bring sun screen and bug spray to help protect you on the trail!

ranger guided kayak tour @ Sebastian Inlet State Park

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Participants can bring their own kayak or reserve one from the Inlet Marina for a rental fee of $20.00/2-hours. For a single or double watercraft, life jacket(s) and paddles included.  Personal watercraft pay a launch fee of $3.00. 

More Information:
321-724-5424

Located in the Central region at:
Sebastian Inlet State Park
9700 South Highway A.1.A.
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

Join knowledgeable rangers for a guided kayak tour from Campbell’s Cove near the Sebastian Inlet.  Learn about the Indian River Lagoon and the plants and animals that call it home.  Participants can bring their own kayak or reserve one from the Inlet Marina for a rental fee of $20.00/2-hours. For a single or double watercraft, life jacket(s) and paddles included.  Personal watercraft pay a launch fee of $3.00.  Meet 1-mile north of Sebastian Inlet, turn west at large brown state park sign and follow dirt road to the Inlet Marina.  Program status is dependent on weather conditions so please call ahead to verify status at 321-724-5424.

Additional Information:

kayak tour EEC - Sebastian Inlet

Movies and More @ Camp Helen State Park

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm EDT

there are no fees associated with this event.

More Information:
(850) 233-5059

Located in the Northwest region at:
Camp Helen State Park
23937 Panama City Beach Parkway
Panama City Beach, FL 32413

The Department of Environmental Protection's Camp Helen State Park and The Friends of Camp Helen will Host Movies and More on June 1st, 2016. A  brief Interpretive program on Prescribed fire will start the night followed by an old-fashion cookout including Hotdogs and s'mores. After that stay for the movie "Planes: Fire and Rescue". Follow the highflying adventures of Dusty Crophopper and his friends as they battle a massive wild fire.  Movie is rated PG. Note Children must be accompanied by a parent of guardian   

Additional Information:

More Information is available at facebook.com/FriendsOfCampHelenStatePark or by emailing  CampHelenFriends@gmail.com

Participant Requirements: