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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Yoga on the Beach @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am EDT

Class fee is $5 plus regular park admission.

More Information:
Greenmonkey Yoga 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

Native Plants and Butterfly Gardening @ Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am EDT

Program is free with park admission!

More Information:
386-517-2086

Located in the Central region at:
Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach
3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd
Flagler Beach, FL 32136

Join Park Services Specialist Celena Cline at our butterfly garden for an informative program on native plants and how to attract butterflies to your yard! Register at Eventbrite.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

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

Wednesday, October 12, 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

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

Wednesday, October 12, 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

Florida Birding and Nature Festival 2016 @ Little Manatee River State Park

Thursday, October 13, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, October 16, 2016 (All day)

Registration details found online:  www.floridabirdingandnaturefestival.org

 

More Information:
Melanie Higgins 813-641-0799, melanie@questecology.com

Located in the Southwest region at:
Little Manatee River State Park
215 Lightfoot Rd.
Wimauma, FL 33598

This festival takes place just down the road from the park, at Hillsborough Community College, South Shore Campus, 551 24th St. NE, Ruskin, FL 33570. 

Discover the wild side of Tampa Bay and beyond!  The Florida Birding and Nature Festival's mission is to promote appreciation and conservation of Florida's wildlife and their habitats through responsible nature-based tourism and public awareness. 

Experience peak migration in some of the most important flyway stopovers in Florida.  Festival registration gives you access to a wide array of field trips exploring coastal and inland destinations Friday-Sunday, Oct 14-16.  Fieldtrip locations include parks that are part of the National Scenic Birding Trail and along important wildlife corridors, like Little Manatee River State Park.  Learn about iconic species like alligators, panthers, and birding and nature photography tips from professionals.  This family friendly festival also includes a variety of children's activities.

Additional Information:

For questions about registration or sponsorship, contact Melanie Higgins at Melanie@questecology.com