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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Christmas Bird Count at the Savannas Preserve State Park @

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 7:00am to 4:00pm EST

Free!

More Information:
772-340-7530

Located in the region at:
, FL

We need your help! Please join the Savannas Preserve State Park on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 for the Annual Christmas Bird Count! Every year, throughout the Americas, thousands of volunteers collect data on bird populations. If you would like to get involved please contact Environmental Specialist, Doug Rogers at 772-340-7530. Volunteers will meet at the Education Center at 7:00 am. The volunteer program will last until about 4:00 pm. Please bring a lunch, plenty of drinking water, field clothes, binoculars, and a Bird ID book if you have one! The Education Center is located at 2541 SE Walton Road, Port St Lucie, FL 34952.

Kayak Tour @ Curry Hammock State Park

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm EST

Single Kayak Rental: $17.20

Double Kayak Rental: $21.50

More Information:
305-289-2690

Located in the Southeast region at:
Curry Hammock State Park
56200 Overseas Hwy.
Marathon, FL 33050

Take a 90-minute paddle around one of the islands that comprise Curry Hammock State Park. This ranger-led tour will give you an appreciation for the fragility of the nearshore ecosystem. You will see some of the damage man has caused and learn of the ongoing effort to preserve this valuable resource.

Additional Information:

Tours are limited to six kayaks. Visitors should bring their own or rent from the park.

Registration is recommended.

Guided Paddle (Or Walk) @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am EST

Paddle is free with camping or standard park entrance fee

Rentals are $10.70 / hour; $42.80 / day

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

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

Paddle along South Creek and learn about the park and the estuarine critters. Please register between 8:00am and 8:45am at the Ranger Station. May bring own vessel or rent one from the Ranger Station. Some paddling experience recommended as it is a group tour.

Note: South Creek is a tidal water, therefore if water is too shallow for a paddle, a walk will be offered instead. 

 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EST

Free with park admission.

More Information:
(561) 624-6952

Located in the Southeast region at:
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

Join us for a guided exploration of MacArthur Beach State Park daily at 10:00 a.m.  Meet in front of the Park's Nature Center. 

Additional Information:

Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.

Game Night @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm EST

Free for registered campers

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

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

Come join us for cards and games and make some new friends. Various games are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Program is for registered campers only as it is after hours. Located in the Nature Center.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements