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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

AmeriCorps Invasive Plant Removal Day @

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 8:30am to 3:30pm EDT

FREE!

More Information:
Geraldo.Maldonado@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the region at:
, FL

Are you a hard-working nature lover looking to make a difference in your local community? Come join the Savannas Preserve State Park AmeriCorps FLCC Members in the battle against Invasive Plants! An Invasive Plant Removal Project will be taking place on Tuesday, September 19th from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm (Don’t worry, you don’t have to stay the whole day!). Volunteers will be meeting at the Savannas Preserve State Park Administrative Office, located at the end of Riverview Drive in Jensen Beach. Or you can meet the group at 9 am at the Hawk’s Bluff Trailhead located off of Savannah Road in Jensen Beach. Please bring a reusable water bottle, lunch, bug spray, sunscreen, work gloves, a hat, and closed-toed hiking shoes. Don’t forget your good attitude and enthusiasm too! If you are interested in participating or have any additional questions, please email Geraldo Maldonado at Geraldo.Maldonado@dep.state.fl.us.

Guided Kayak Tour @ St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 9:30am EDT

Free with park entry fee of $2.00

Kayak Rentals:  $26.50 for single, $37.10 for double

More Information:
Park Office (772) 219-1880

Located in the Southeast region at:
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park
Offshore Island
Port Salerno, FL 34997

Experience St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park by way of kayak. This is a unique opportunity to visit one of Florida's magnificent barrier islands. You will paddle through mangrove lined creeks and visit a pristine, undeveloped beach. Your guide will point out various plant and animal species, including some that are rare or endangered, as well as providing insight into the management activities used at the park. Visitors of all ages and skill levels are welcome. The tour is approximately 3 hours long. 

Additional Information:

Reservations are required please contact park office.

What to bring: drinking water, snacks, sunscreen and bug repellent.  No pets or alcoholic beverages are allowed.

Explore the Estuary Boat Tours - Save Our Waters Week @ Crystal River Preserve State Park

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 10:30am EDT

Free of charge, donations appreciated.  

More Information:
(352) 228-6028

Located in the Northeast region at:
Crystal River Preserve State Park
3266 N. Sailboat Avenue
Crystal River, FL 34428

In recognition of Save Our Waters Week the Friends of Crystal River State Parks Inc.  will provide complimentary boat tours to citizens and visitors (Tuesday and Thursday ONLY).    Guests will board the Vessel Monroe to embarq on  a  1.5 hour narrated boat tour.   Park staff  and volunteers will highlight the unique attributes of a spring fed estuary in hopes of bringing a heightened awareness of  water issues along the Citrus County coastline.      Tuesday's and Thursday tours will depart at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm.    

Reservations are required, as the capacity for the tour is 24 people. Call to reserve your space today.

Additional Information:

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