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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

ranger guided kayak tour @ Sebastian Inlet State Park

Wednesday, September 7, 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.

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kayak tour EEC - Sebastian Inlet

Native Plants as Food and Medicine @ St. Andrews State Park

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT

Program is free with regular park entrance fees.

More Information:
St. Andrews State Park, 850-233-5140

Located in the Northwest region at:
St. Andrews State Park
4607 State Park Lane
Panama City Beach, FL 32408

This program is facilitated by a local volunteer and focuses on the natural hisotry and cultural significance of many plants native to St. Andrews State Park and the northwest region of Florida. This program consists of a one-hour, 0.5 mile hike along the park's Gator Lake Trail, which meanders through a well-shaded maritime hammock that is situated on an ancient sand dune system.

Additional Information:

It is recommended that participants bring a camera, binoculars, sunscreen, insect repellant, and drinking water. Limited parking is available at the Gator Lake parking lot.  Additional parking is available at the gravel overflow parking lot, which is across from the Camp Store.

Participation Requirements

Life as the St. Andrews Hermit @ St. Andrews State Park

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm CDT

Program is free with regular park entrance fee.

More Information:
St. Andrews State Park, 850-233-5140

Located in the Northwest region at:
St. Andrews State Park
4607 State Park Lane
Panama City Beach, FL 32408

Norwegian sailor Theodore Tollofson found himself shipwrecked on the St. Andrews peninsula after a hurricane in 1929. Theodore, better known as "Teddy", never left the remnants of his ship and lived on the sandy peninsula for over 25 years.  Join us by Bath House 3 in the campground to learn how this sailor survived and how he became known as "Teddy the Hermit."

 

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