Upcoming Events at Paynes Prairie

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Junior Ranger Program @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm EDT

Free with park admission ($6/vehicle with up to 8 people or $4/single occupant vehicle)

More Information:
Leigh-Anne.Carlson@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667

Come visit our Junior Ranger table on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and join us for lots of cool nature activities! Children can complete the Junior Ranger CORE activities, collect passport stamps, and earn an official Junior Ranger badge, patch, or pin! Junior Ranger activities are appropriate for children aged 6 and up, but we will also have critter coloring pages and puzzles available for all ages. No reservation required. Meet us inside the Visitor Center located within the main park entrance, off US 441 in Micanopy.

Additional Information:

Participant Requirements 

Yoga At Paynes Prairie @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

Free with park admission

More Information:
amber.roux@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667

Join us for a free yoga class overlooking Paynes Prairie in the Visitor Center. Open to all levels!

RSVP at www.prairiefriends.org  Will take place at the Paynes Prairie Visitor Center.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirement

 

Junior Ranger Program @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm EDT

Free with park admission ($6/vehicle with up to 8 people or $4/single occupant vehicle)

More Information:
Leigh-Anne.Carlson@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667

Come visit our Junior Ranger table on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and join us for lots of cool nature activities! Children can complete the Junior Ranger CORE activities, collect passport stamps, and earn an official Junior Ranger badge, patch, or pin! Junior Ranger activities are appropriate for children aged 6 and up, but we will also have critter coloring pages and puzzles available for all ages. No reservation required. Meet us inside the Visitor Center located within the main park entrance, off US 441 in Micanopy.

Additional Information:

Participant Requirements 

Tai Chi At Paynes Prairie @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

Free with park admission

More Information:
amber.roux@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667

Join us for a free Tai Chi class overlooking Paynes Prairie from the Visitor Center. Open to all levels. This is a great class for beginners, so come give it a try even if you've never done Tai Chi before.

RSVP at http://www.prairiefriends.org

Tai Chi At Paynes Prairie @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

Free with park admission

More Information:
amber.roux@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667

Join us for a free Tai Chi class overlooking Paynes Prairie from the Visitor Center. Open to all levels. This is a great class for beginners, so come give it a try even if you've never done Tai Chi before.

RSVP at http://www.prairiefriends.org

Junior Ranger Program @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm EDT

Free with park admission ($6/vehicle with up to 8 people or $4/single occupant vehicle)

More Information:
Leigh-Anne.Carlson@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667

Come visit our Junior Ranger table on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and join us for lots of cool nature activities! Children can complete the Junior Ranger CORE activities, collect passport stamps, and earn an official Junior Ranger badge, patch, or pin! Junior Ranger activities are appropriate for children aged 6 and up, but we will also have critter coloring pages and puzzles available for all ages. No reservation required. Meet us inside the Visitor Center located within the main park entrance, off US 441 in Micanopy.

Additional Information:

Participant Requirements 

Junior Ranger Program @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm EDT

Free with park admission ($6/vehicle with up to 8 people or $4/single occupant vehicle)

More Information:
Leigh-Anne.Carlson@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667

Come visit our Junior Ranger table on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and join us for lots of cool nature activities! Children can complete the Junior Ranger CORE activities, collect passport stamps, and earn an official Junior Ranger badge, patch, or pin! Junior Ranger activities are appropriate for children aged 6 and up, but we will also have critter coloring pages and puzzles available for all ages. No reservation required. Meet us inside the Visitor Center located within the main park entrance, off US 441 in Micanopy.

Additional Information:

Participant Requirements 

Junior Ranger Program @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm EDT

Free with park admission ($6/vehicle with up to 8 people or $4/single occupant vehicle)

More Information:
Leigh-Anne.Carlson@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667

Come visit our Junior Ranger table on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and join us for lots of cool nature activities! Children can complete the Junior Ranger CORE activities, collect passport stamps, and earn an official Junior Ranger badge, patch, or pin! Junior Ranger activities are appropriate for children aged 6 and up, but we will also have critter coloring pages and puzzles available for all ages. No reservation required. Meet us inside the Visitor Center located within the main park entrance, off US 441 in Micanopy.

Additional Information:

Participant Requirements 

Junior Ranger Program @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm EDT

Free with park admission ($6/vehicle with up to 8 people or $4/single occupant vehicle)

More Information:
Leigh-Anne.Carlson@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667

Come visit our Junior Ranger table on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and join us for lots of cool nature activities! Children can complete the Junior Ranger CORE activities, collect passport stamps, and earn an official Junior Ranger badge, patch, or pin! Junior Ranger activities are appropriate for children aged 6 and up, but we will also have critter coloring pages and puzzles available for all ages. No reservation required. Meet us inside the Visitor Center located within the main park entrance, off US 441 in Micanopy.

Additional Information:

Participant Requirements 

National Public Lands Day Weed Pull @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Park admission fees are waived for participants

More Information:
amber.roux@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667

Join us for National Public Lands Day to help restore native habitat at Paynes Prairie. We will meet in the Visitor Center parking lot. Please RSVP so that we can plan accordingly or contact you with any changes. RSVP at www.prairiefriends.org

Details: Help remove an exotic invasive plant called coral ardisia from native habitat in the park. We will be removing plants by hand, and no herbicides or chemicals will be used during this event.

We will meet in the parking lot, where you can park your vehicle for the duration of the event, but we may be working in another location of the park. We will transport everyone together to and from the worksite on a park tram if needed. Restrooms are available at the visitor center parking area, but may not be available at the work site.

Please dress for work in muddy conditions in an off-trail environment. Wear closed-toe shoes that you don't mind getting dirty, and long pants or sleeves for protection from insects and vegetation. Work gloves are recommended. Bug spray and trash bags will be provided. We will have an igloo of water to refill water bottles, but in an effort to conserve use of disposable products and reduce waste, we ask that you please bring a reusable water bottle or alternate drinking vessel if possible.

Park admission fees are waived for participants in this event.

Directions: Enter the park at the main entrance in Micanopy off US 441. Stop at the Ranger Station and let them know you are here for the event. You will drive to the end of the park drive, Savannah Blvd, and park in the circular parking lot at the end of the road. This is the parking lot for the Visitor Center. You may ask the staff at the Ranger Station for a map or directions to this location.
If you have any questions, you may call the Ranger Station at 352-466-3397.

Location: Meet in visitor center parking lot

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