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Warriors on the Water @ Savannas Preserve State Park

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Free

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Located in the Southeast region at:
Savannas Preserve State Park
2541 Walton Road
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

The Friends of Savannas Preserve State Park will host a free event for local Veterans on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. Warriors on the Water is a special event designed to connect Veterans with the serenity and wonder of Florida's natural systems. Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy guided interpretive walks through the pine flatwoods, take a one-hour guided kayak trip through the pristine Savannas basin marsh, tour the park by hayride, and visit the Savannas Education Center. Participants may also peruse display tables hosted by local businesses, and enjoy a free lunch sponsored by the Friends of Savannas Preserve State Park and park volunteers.

Veterans interested in participating in Warriors on the Water should call the Savannas Education Center at (772) 398-2779. Space is limited and reservations are required. Each Veteran is permitted to bring one guest. Reservists, National Guardsmen and Active Duty Military Personnel are also invited to participate. Check-in will take place at 8:00 a.m. at the Savannas Education Center located at 2541 SE Walton Road in Port St. Lucie.

 

For information about the Savannas Preserve State Park and all of Florida's award-winning state parks, visit http://www.FloridaStateParks.org. To learn more about the park's citizen support organization, the Friends of Savannas Preserve State Park, go to http://friendsofsavannas.org or visit their Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/FriendsofSavannas .

 

Farmers Market @ Koreshan State Park

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 8:00am to 1:00pm EDT

$1 environmental impact fee

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More Information: Ranger Station (239) 992-0311

Located in the Southwest region at:
Koreshan State Park
3800 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL 33928

Join us in the historic settlement of Koreshans. Our Sunday Farmers Market offers local and organic produce, fresh seafood and dips, unique crafts, local honey, native plants, handcrafted jewelry, food, beautiful art, and cool gifts! A market pass is $1. Contact the Ranger Station at (239) 992-0311 for more information. For vendor info and applications visit http://friendsofkoreshan.org/farmers-market/

Native Plant Sale, Sundays, 8pm - 1pm @ Koreshan State Park

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 8:00am to 1:00pm EDT

FREE during the Sunday Farmers Market

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Ranger Station (239) 992-0311

Located in the Southwest region at:
Koreshan State Park
3800 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL 33928

Learning about and purchasing native plants can be a daunting task, but it just got easier! The Coccoloba Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society volunteers will be selling native plants at the Koreshan State Historic Site Farmers Market Sundays, 8:00am - 1 pm.  Experts will be on hand to help answer your questions and teach you about the wonderful benefits of adding native plants to your landscaping. Volunteers will also explain about the fertilizer ordinance and invasive exotic plants. For more information, visit www.FNPSCoccoloba.org or call (239) 273-8945.

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http://www.fnpscoccoloba.org/

Oleta Trail Blazers Work Day @ Oleta River State Park

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm EDT
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Located in the Southeast region at:
Oleta River State Park
3400 NE 163rd Street
North Miami Beach, FL 33160

Come out and help the Oleta Trail Blazer mountain bike group as they volunteer to help improve the mountain biking trails in the park.  Volunteering with this group includes but is not limited to cutting small exotic trees, adding dirt to trails, repairing ramps and bridges, building new features to the trail, trimming back vegetation and much more!  if you love to ride in Oleta River State Park and also want to help make the park even better, we hope to see you at a volunteer day in the future!  Tools and equipment will be provided by the park. 

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Please wear proper shoes and safe clothing for outdoor physical activity.

Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Sunday, May 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. 

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Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.

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