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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Coffee Social @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 8:00am to 10:00am EST

There is no cost to participate, donations appreciated.

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

Wake up with a hot cup of coffee or tea and pastries. Enjoy the morning view of Lake Osprey in the Nature Center.  The volunteers running the program will be happy to answer any questions that you have about the park and surrounding area.  Feel free to bring a paper to read or feel free to browse our selection of guide books and informational resources.

Walk on the WILD SIDE @ Anastasia State Park

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:30pm EST

Regular park entry fees apply at $4/single-occupant vehicle, $8/vehicle with 2-8 occupants, or $2/bicyclist.

More Information:
Renee.Market@dep.state.fl.us or 904-461-2035

Located in the Central region at:
Anastasia State Park
300 Anastasia Park Road
St. Augustine, FL 32080

This walk starts out on the beautiful shoreline, continues up through the sand dunes, and travels along the boardwalk over the salt marsh. Participants will then have an intermission and restroom break at the Watersports Pavilion. From there, the walk will continue along Salt Run, our estuarine habitat, and through the maritime hammock. Participants of the walk will discover an assortment of flora and fauna that make up several ecosystems present at Anastasia, and possibly increase their knowledge of park history. The full length of the walk is 2.5 miles round trip, but the walk is at a leisurely pace. Participants may choose to walk only the first half of the walk that will end at Watersports. Suggested items to bring are binoculars, comfortable walking shoes, camera, drinking water, bug spray, and sunscreen. Meet at the beach parking lot at the end of the main park road.

Additional Information:

This event is weather permitting and subject to cancellation.

Participation Requirements

Walk on the Wild Side @ Anastasia State Park

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EST

Regular park entry fee apply.

More Information:
Renee Market 904-461-2035 or Renee.Market@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Central region at:
Anastasia State Park
300 Anastasia Park Road
St. Augustine, FL 32080

Join a park volunteer to observe what life is like on the wild side! This walk starts out on the beautiful shoreline, continues up through the sand dunes, and travels along the boardwalk over the salt marsh. Participants will have an intermission and restroom break at the Windsurf Pavilion. From there, the walk will continue along Salt Run, our estuarine habitat, and through the maritime hammock. Participants will discover an assortment of flora and fauna, which makeup several ecosystems within the park, along with some local history. The full length of the walk is 2.5 miles round trip, but the walk is at a leisurely pace. Participants may choose to only walk the first half of the tour which will conclude at the Windsurf Pavilion. Suggested items to bring are binoculars, comfortable walking shoes, a camera, drinking water, bug spray, and sunscreen. Meet at the beach parking lot at the end of the main park road. This event is weather permitting and subject to cancellation.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Campfire Social @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm EST

Registered campers only  no fees

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

Enjoy talking with volunteers and fellow campers around the campfire.  Bring a non-alcoholic drink and a good story to share.

Located at the Campfire Circle or inside the Nature Center if the weather is not so nice.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

 

Program is located at the Campfire Circle between sites 35 and 36. Will be held in the Nature Center if weather is not so nice.

Eco Fitness Classes @ Oleta River State Park

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 (All day)
More Information:


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

"By combining health-fitness with outdoor recreation, Eco Fitness appeals to those seeking to increase time spent exercising and connecting with nature. Through a strategically formulated exercise regimen, participants will see adaptation to their physical abilities as well as an increase in their love for the great outdoors. 

Eco Fitness Classes incorporate Kayaking/Stand Up Paddleboarding, Mountain Biking, Swimming and Plyometrics over the course of 2 hours for the low price of $40.00 per class.

Classes are held the first 2 weeks of the month; Wednesday evenings, Friday andSaturday mornings."

Please Contact BG Oleta River Outdoors for exact times.