May 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
One event on November 14, 2020 at 10:00 am
One event on December 12, 2020 at 10:00 am
One event on January 9, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on February 13, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on March 13, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on April 10, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on May 8, 2021 at 10:00 am
Discover science, conservation, art, and much more through nature based recreational activities in our [email protected] series offered one Saturday each month from 10am -1pm. Ages: 6-14. Please note that this is a drop off program. Drop off & Pickup are located at the Visitor Center.
October 17– Register Here
Discover Deering- Learn about the mission of the Deering Estate, which is dedicated to preserving and protecting the natural, archaeological, architectural and historic legacy of the land. Activities will include a tram ride through our natural areas and a scavenger hunt of our 1900’s historic houses.
November 14– Check Back Soon
Vitamin Sea. Learn about the importance of the ocean and the role they can play in keeping it healthy. Activities will include an oil spill challenge and shark dissection.
December 12– Check Back Soon
Project Pineland- Learn about the importance of protecting nature, endangered habitats, and the species that live there. Activities will include exploring our endangered Pine Rocklands habitat and an owl pellet dissection.
January 9– Check Back Soon
Out of the Blue- Explore the wildlife in our endangered and protected mangrove swamp. They will learn about the role this habitat plays in shaping South Florida’s ecosystem. Activities include a muddy hike through our mangrove for a coastal cleanup and a coastal erosion experiment.
February 13- Check Back Soon
In the Canopy- Navigate through our Hardwood Hammock habitat; hiking to find animals, plants, and evidence of our historic Native American inhabitants. Activities include hiking, creating an ethnobotany guide, and a mock archaeology demonstration.
March 13- Check Back Soon
The Great Blue- Learn about the unique creatures found within our oceans. Activities will include a squid dissection, sea star dissection, and learn how to fish.
April 10– Check Back Soon
Nature by Design- To celebrate Earth Day, put your environmental engineering skills to the test as you design innovative solutions to help protect nature’s beneficial ecosystems and lower human impact on the environment. Activities will include renewable energy experiments and a muddy coastal cleanup.
May 8- Check Back Soon
Wild Within- Spend the day learning about South Florida’s biodiversity of animals, their behaviors and adaptations that help them to survive. Activities include an animal encounter and anole survey.
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