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Wildlife Conservation

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami,FL33157United States
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Price: $45 – $60

These homeschool classes are geared for students ages 9-14. Classes will explore the fields of wildlife biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental science.

Each session includes 3 or 4 classes in the same month (varies by month), and each class is from 10-1 pm.   Spaces are limited! Registration online only. Sign-in & Sign-out is located at the Visitor Center.

Participants must practice social distancing and wear face coverings. Please review the latest COVID-19 safety guidelines prior to visiting.

*Registration online only

MARCH SESSION: 4 Wednesdays in this session: March 2, 9, 16, & 23 ($60 per child, for all 4 dates).

Schedule of Activities:

Date: March 2, 2022
Activity: Wildlife Cameras and Wildlife Hike
Description: Students will be hiking throughout the park and placing wildlife cameras in order to observe and study the habits and behaviors of the wildlife found in our natural areas.

Date: March 9, 2022
Activity: Binoculars and Bird Watching Hike
Description: Students will explore the advantages of binoculars and how they allow us to monitor and study the behavior of wildlife that is difficult to get close to. In our hike we will learn how to use binoculars and how to identify a variety of birds that inhabit our natural areas.

Date: March 16, 2022
Activity: Cameras and Intro to Wildlife Photography
Description: Students will learn the basics of photography and how it can be used to document and monitor the health of wildlife and the ecosystem they live in. The students will practice their photography skills as we document the wildlife found in our natural areas.

Date: March 23, 2022
Activity: GPS and Intro to Wildlife Tracking Apps
Description: Students will discover the usefulness of GPS (Global Positioning System) and how it can be used to track wildlife and locate specific areas such as animal nesting grounds. We will explore different applications that allow us to use GPS to track hike routes and identify important landmarks.

March Session – REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

Full Schedule for 2021-2022 Wildlife Conservation can be found by clicking here.

To receive emails for class updates and supplemental material please email Nahuel at [email protected]

 

The Deering Estate has moved to Park Link, an online and user-friendly registration & payment system for our programs, classes, and events. 

All tickets, registrations, and payments require a Park Link account.  To help make this transition smooth, please create your household account today by clicking here.

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Date:
January 19
Time:
Wednesday10:00 am - Wednesday1:00 pm
Cost:
$45 – $60
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Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami,FL33157United States
Phone: 305-235-1668

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