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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wild Foods Foraging Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:30am EDT

Cost is $3/vehicle park entrance fee plus $5/person program fee;12 and under free

More Information:
Kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Wild Foods Foraging Class where participants will forage and collect plants then prepare into dishes to sample. 

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

Wednesday, September 28, 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

Learn about New and Old World Vultures @ Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm EDT

There is no charge to attend this program, which will be held in the Florida Room of the Park's Visitor Center.

More Information:
Susan Strawbridge; (352) 628-5445, ext. 1002

Located in the Northeast region at:
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
4150 S. Suncoast Blvd. (US 19)
Homosassa, FL 34446

Park Services Specialist Andrea Junkunc will present a program on why we should appreciate New and Old World Vultures. She will show all the roles that vultures play as Nature's clean-up crew and in reducing the spread of diseases.

Additional Information:

Participation requirements

 

Who's Eating Who? @ St. Andrews State Park

Wednesday, September 28, 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

Learn about some of the park's native creepy crawly insects from volunteer Judith Scott. Learn about the bugs that may be biting you and the one you could bite if you had to!

Additional Information:

Meet at the Environmental Interpretive Center.

Participation Requirements