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September

Event: Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 09/05/15 09:30AM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 6767 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Let our naturalists take you on a journey along the shores of a land that has witnessed the comings and goings of man for over 2000 years, from the Tequesta that set-up their fishing villages in the summer to the pirates that shipwrecked off shore. This tour explores the natural shorelines of Key Biscayne where coastal birds and marine life are plentiful.
Event: Castellow Hammock Park EcoAction Day
Event Date: 09/05/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-242-7688
Location: 22301 SW 162 Ave
Description: Connect with nature and get down and dirty at one of our monthly volunteer days! Join our naturalists in restoring the park and its natural areas with projects that include weed/invasive exotic vegetation removal, planting, mulching, and garbage clean-up. This program meets at the park EcoCenter; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, work gloves, small hand tools, and protection from the sun. Long shirts/pants, water, hats, and sunglasses are highly recommended
Event: Fossil Reef Snorkel Adventure
Event Date: 09/05/15 04:30PM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 6767 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Explore the Bear Cut Preserve’s fossilized reef and meet many of its inhabitants on this underwater adventure! Join Crandon Park’s naturalists as you snorkel along the 6000 year old fossilized mangrove reef (one of only two in the world) alongside spotted eagle rays, queen conchs, sea urchins, sea stars, and more. This trip meets at the Crandon Park EcoCenter; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart) and protection from the sun.
Event: Key Biscayne Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 09/06/15 09:30AM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 6767 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Let our naturalists take you on a journey along the shores of a land that has witnessed the comings and goings of man for over 2000 years, from the Tequesta that set-up their fishing villages in the summer to the pirates that shipwrecked off shore. This tour explores the natural shorelines of Key Biscayne where coastal birds and marine life are plentiful.
Event: Matheson Mangrove Kayak Trek
Event Date: 09/06/15 04:00PM
Contact #: 305-365-3018
Location: 9610 Old Cutler Road
Description: Immerse yourself in the remarkable beauty of Biscayne Bay as you travel with your naturalist guide through the mangrove forest (the world's only salt-water trees) and discover a world filled with Brown Pelicans, Osprey, Great Blue Herons, Nurse Sharks, Sting Rays, and more. This is one adventure you'll never forget! This trip meets at the Matheson Hammock Park Wading Beach; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun.
Event: Coral Gables Waterway Canoe Tour
Event Date: 09/12/15 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-365-3018
Location: 3401 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Explore the history of Coral Gables in this leisurely canoe paddle through the City Beautiful. This guided tour will teach you all about the man-made waterway’s delightful blend of unique vistas, abundant wildlife, and historic landmarks. This trip meets at the A.D. Barnes Park EcoCenter; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun.
Event: Crandon Park Beach Cleanup
Event Date: 09/12/15 09:30AM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 6767 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Help keep our beaches clean and earn community service hours during our monthly beach cleanup at Crandon Park. Meet at the Crandon Park EcoCenter to check-in and receive trash bags, please dress appropriately and bring your own work gloves.
Event: Sea Kayak & Snorkel Adventure
Event Date: 09/13/15 09:30AM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 6767 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Kayak on the beautiful shallow waters of Key Biscayne and explore the protected areas of the Bear Cut Preserve where land meets the sea. Join us as we paddle out past the sea-grass beds to a 6,000 year old fossil reef to snorkel and observe the tropical fish, spotted eagle rays, sea stars, and coastal birds that share this fragile and unique environment. This trip meets at the Crandon Park EcoCenter; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun.
Event: Bill Sadowski Park Canoe Tour
Event Date: 09/13/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-255-4767
Location: 17555 SW 79 Avenue
Description: Take a leisurely paddle down the C-100 canal as you canoe your way from Bill Sadowski Park to Coral Reef Park and back. Many interesting things can be seen along the way such as exotic fish, hunting osprey, and various other animals along this blue stretch and its banks. This trip meets at the Bill Sadowski Park EcoCenter; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun.
Event: One Day Camp: Everglades Adventures
Event Date: 09/14/15 07:30AM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: 3401 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Let your child explore the wild side of the parks in this nature-based camp packed with fun and educational programming. Campers will perform scientific experiments, go on environmental fieldtrips, and engage in athletic activities in the great outdoors while under the safety of our staff’s supervision. This camp meets at the A.D. Barnes Park EcoCenter; please bring drinking water, comfortable closed-toe shoes, lunch, and protection from the sun. Field trip fees are additional.
Event: International Coastal Cleanup
Event Date: 09/19/15 08:00AM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 6767 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Ocean trash is a serious pollution problem that affects the health of people, wildlife and local economies. Join the world’s largest volunteer effort for our ocean and waterways by participating in the International Coastal Cleanup.
Event: Wild Harvest Edible Hike
Event Date: 09/20/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 6767 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Hungry for a new experience? Taste the real South Florida! Join our naturalist amongst the vegetation of Crandon Park to discover and taste wild fruits and berries straight from the earth. Learn to distinguish between the exotic and native edible plants of the park. Use all of your senses to experience the unique coastal hammock environment and carry on the timeless tradition of foraging.
Event: One Day Camp: Botanical Adventures
Event Date: 09/23/15 07:30AM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: 3401 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Let your child explore the wild side of the parks in this nature-based camp packed with fun and educational programming. Campers will perform scientific experiments, go on environmental fieldtrips, and engage in athletic activities in the great outdoors while under the safety of our staff’s supervision. This camp meets at the A.D. Barnes Park EcoCenter; please bring drinking water, comfortable closed-toe shoes, lunch, and protection from the sun. Field trip fees are additional.
Event: Mangrove Madness
Event Date: 09/24/15 04:00PM
Contact #: 305-361-6767
Location: 6767 Crandon Blvd.
Description: This afternoon of discovery will teach you all about the mangroves of South Florida. A brief presentation familiarizes participants with a variety of native mangrove species and their ecology, then an interactive science experiment teaches how mangrove trees survive in salt water. Afterwards, take a walk through the mangrove forest of the Bear Cut Preserve. This program meets at the Crandon Park EcoCenter; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and protection from the sun.
Event: Sunset Kayak Adventure
Event Date: 09/25/15 06:00PM
Contact #: 305-365-3018
Location: 4000 Crandon Blvd.
Description: Enjoy the sea birds soaring overhead as you paddle your way around Pelican Island and into the mangrove forest while the sun slowly sets. Then paddle back through the marina for a picturesque view: a horizon that blends the skyline and clouds, dotted with the silhouettes of boats. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Marina; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun.
Event: Chapman Field Kayak Trek
Event Date: 09/26/15 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: 13610 Deering Bay Drive
Description: Learn about the history and ecology of this once-airfield turned park as you paddle through a variety of South Florida habitats. Fish and birds are plentiful as you journey through a mangrove forest, past an active bird rookery and into the Biscayne Bay. This trip meets at the Chapman Field Park launch ramp; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun.
Event: Everglades Scenic Safari Van Tour
Event Date: 09/27/15 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-662-4124
Location: 3401 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Join a naturalist on this exciting sight-seeing tour through the Florida Everglades. Bring your own camera and you’ll be sure to snap some unique photos of the various wildflowers, butterflies, birds, and other creatures that call this unique environment their home. This trip meets at the A.D. Barnes Park EcoCenter; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and protection from the sun.
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