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Saturday, December 1, 2018

MONTHLY MILITIA MUSTER The First Saturday of Each Month @ Fort Mose Historic State Park

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 9:00am EST to Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 11:30am EST

Admission to the Demonstration(s) is free. Visitor Center/Museum admission is $2 per person children under 6 are free.  

More Information:
Carl P. Marchand 904-823-2232 carl.marchand@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Central region at:
Fort Mose Historic State Park
15 Fort Mose Trail
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Experience musket firing demonstrations as the Castillo de San Marcos Militia trains with the Fort Mose Militia. Children are welcomed to participate in Junior Militia training using our handmade wooden toy muskets and authentic militia uniform items. Monthly musters will not be held during July and December.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Coffee with the Birds - Museum Area @ Silver Springs State Park

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 8:00am to 10:00am EST

Free with paid park admission.

More Information:
(352) 236 - 7148 ext. 4

Located in the Central region at:
Silver Springs State Park
1425 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470

Every 1st Saturday (October - April), take a walk on the bird side with birdwatchers of varying experience levels, from novice to expert. The short walk leaves from the river trail located in the museum area. Coffee will be provided. Please bring binoculars and sturdy walking shoes as well as anything else you need to be comfortable in the great outdoors, such as a hat, insect repellent, or other personal items. Other birdwatchers will have field guides but feel free to bring your own.

Most months begin at 8:00 a.m. but in the months of December and January the program begins at 9:00 a.m.

Additional Information:

Enter the park from the camping & museum entrance, 1425 NE 58th Avenue, (also known as State Road 35 or Baseline Rd.) to access the Silver River Museum.

This program is in partnership with members of the Village Birders club.

Participation requirements.

Beach Cleanup @ Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm EST
More Information:
Jenni.Leve@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Southeast region at:
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
3109 East Sunrise Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

This is a fun, family event where visitors can volunteer to clean our beautiful stretch of beach.  Sign in at the beach entrance next to the park's restaurant, Park & Ocean.  Volunteers will need to wear closed-toed shoes and be able to walk, bend, kneel and pick up items for two hours.  We recommend bringing a hat, sunscreen and a refillable water bottle. 

First Weekend Union Garrison @ Fort Clinch State Park

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm EST

$2.50 Fort Admission in addition to regular park admission.

More Information:
Fort Clinch State Park, 904-277-7274

Located in the Northeast region at:
Fort Clinch State Park
2601 Atlantic Ave
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life. Come join in this unique, family friendly event.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Bike Ride To Hidden Spring @ Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:30am EST

Free with paid park admission.

More Information:
jeffrey.hugo@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northwest region at:
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
465 Wakulla Park Drive
Wakulla Springs, FL 32327

Wakulla Springs State Park will host a ranger-led bicycle tour through its varying forest communities to "Hidden Spring". The six-mile round trip journey will take participants through hardwood uplands, longleaf flatwoods, and cypress sloughs. Surrounded by nature, guests will make stops to investigate the connections between plants, fungi, wildlife, and human history. Arrive early and fuel up with breakfast or follow-up your adventure with lunch in the historic Wakulla Springs Lodge.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirement

Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Saturday, December 1, 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.

Yoga at the Hopper @ Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am EST

Free with your paid entry into the park. Free for annual pass holders

More Information:
352-955-2008

Located in the Northeast region at:
Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park
4732 Millhopper Road
Gainesville, FL 32653

Devils Millhopper Geological State Park is offering free beginners yoga with your paid park entry on the first Saturday of every month until December. Come enjoy the park for a morning of yoga with volunteer instructor Maggie.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements and Event Flyer

Kayaking the mangroves guided tour @ Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am EST

There is a three dollar fee to enter the park, exact change is required

More Information:
727-816-1890

Located in the Southwest region at:
Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park
8737 US Highway 19 North
Port Richey , FL 34668

Join one of our park rangers for a guided paddle through Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park.  This tour is perfect for kayakers of all skill levels and lasts about an hour.  You will learn about our history as well as our plants and wildlife.  If the tides are not cooperating then we substitute the paddle with a guided nature hike.  The tour lasts about an hour to an hour and a half.

Additional Information:

We recomend bug spray, sun block, and closed toed water shoes for the paddle.