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Friday, April 20, 2018

Fishing Clinic @ Lovers Key State Park

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Regular Entrance Fees Apply

More Information:
Call 239-463-4588.

Located in the Southwest region at:
Lovers Key State Park
8700 Estero Blvd.
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

Join a Park Naturalist to learn a variety of tackle and fresh bait rigs, find out the best places to drop a line, and learn about the rules and regulations that pertain to game fishing in Southwest Florida. You might even learn a few of the “secrets” our local fishermen swear by. Due to limited space, reservations are required.

Nature Adventures @ Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:00am EDT to Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 10:00am EDT
More Information:
Kimbell Center (561) 745-5551

Located in the Southeast region at:
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
16450 S.E. Federal Highway
Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Join us every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. for activities that encourage kids to discover, explore, and have fun! Topics may include wildlife, insects, freshwater ecology, scavenger hunts, paddling, nature hikes, and more! Programs are appropriate for families with kids of all ages, individuals, and organized groups. Times may vary, and registration may be required. Please contact the Kimbell Education Center in the park for more information. Click here to sign up for the park’s monthly newsletter for more about fun programs and events!

Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT

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.

Learn about the Burn @ St. Andrews State Park

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am CDT

Regular park entrance fees apply.

More Information:
Amy Thompson, (850)708-6075

Located in the Northwest region at:
St. Andrews State Park
4607 State Park Lane
Panama City Beach, FL 32408

Come learn about prescribed burning!  Ameri-Corps Volunteer Amy, a certified Wildland Firefighter will share her gear, equipment and experiences with prescribed burning within the Florida State Parks.

All ages are encouraged to attend this family friendly program.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Topsail Talks - Coastal Species @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT

Program is free with regular park admission

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Join the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to learn about animal species that live or nest along the Gulf Coast.  Topsail Talks is a monthly educational discovery series with presentations from organizations and government agencies from outside the park. Future dates and topics are “Shorebirds” by Audubon Society on May 4, “Bears” by FWCC on June 15 and “Prescribed Fires and the Forest” by Florida Forest Service on July 20.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

To receive emails regarding programs and events at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here. To receive emails regarding park news such as prescribed fires, park closures or wildlife sightings at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here. To receive emails regarding volunteer opportunities at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.

Topsail Talks - Coastal Species @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT

Program is free with regular park admission. 

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on April 20, 2018 from 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. Come learn about the Coastal Species that call the Gulf of Mexico shoreline home.  This program is free with regular park admission.  Topsail Talks is a monthly educational discovery series with presentations from organizations and government agencies from outside the park. Future dates and topics are “Shorebirds” by Audubon Society on May 4, “Bears” by FWCC on June 15, “Prescribed Fires and the Forest” by Florida Forest Service on July 20, "Native American history of the Florida Panhandle" by the Indian Temple Mound Museum on August 17 , "Microplastics and Plastic Pollution" by Dr. Laura Tiu with Florida Sea Grant on September 21 and "Coastal Dune Lakes" by the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance on October 19. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park sends out periodic emails regarding programs, events, news and volunteer opportunities. You can sign up to receive these emails through the links provided below. Please note you will need to sign up through each link of the type of emails you wish to receive. Signing up for one does not sign you up for the others.  Thank you very much for your interest in and support of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. We appreciate it and look forward to seeing you soon!  To receive emails regarding programs and events at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.  To receive emails regarding park news such as prescribed fires, park closures or wildlife sightings at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.  To receive emails regarding volunteer opportunities at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.

Sarah Funck Art Show and Reception @ Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm EDT
More Information:
Kimbell Center (561) 745-5551

Located in the Southeast region at:
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
16450 S.E. Federal Highway
Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Join us for an evening of "All Things Nature" and light refreshments with local artist Sarah Funck. Sarah is a research biologist with a passion for art and nature. Come enjoy this colorful and fun exhibit of paintings portraying North American, marine, and African wildlife. All artwork will be for sale and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Park entry fee is $6 per vehicle. Contact the Kimbell Center for more information .