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Jan.-Feb.-Mar. 2014

Activity Date & Time
Full Moon Hike Friday, February 14, 7-8 p.m.
Guided Nature Hike Sundays, January 26, February 23, March 30, 10-11 a.m.
Knee-High Naturalist Wednesdays, January 29, February 26, March 26, 10-11 a.m.
EcoAction Day Saturdays, February 1, March 1, 9 a.m.-noon
Owl Prowl Fridays, February 28, March 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Preschool Play 'n' Learn Thursdays, January 9, February 13, March 13, 10-11 a.m.
Nature at Night Hike Friday, January 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Sunset Adventure Hike Thursday, March 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Fun Friday Nature Friday, March 21, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Most programs require preregistration. Check with the park office to confirm. 

 

 

 

 

 

Long Key Nature Center

 

 

 

 

 

entrance to Long Key Nature Center

 

trail at Long Key Nature Center

 

Preschool Play 'n' Learn - Preschool children ages 4 and 5 explore the natural world while learning nature-based lessons. Program may include games, hands-on activities, crafts, storytelling, songs, and a nature walk or an animal encounter. There is a different theme every month. Preregistration is required by the day before the program.

EcoAction Days - First Saturday of the month, October-May, 9 a.m.-noon. For ages 13 and up. Volunteers clean up trash, plant native plants, and/or remove non-native invasive plants. Students can arn community service hours for graduation and college scholarships, and others can help improve and preserve the environment. Participants should dress appropriately with long sleeves, long pants, and closed-toe shoes that can get dirty. Participants should also bring gloves, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and drinking water. Extra tools such as shovels, rakes, and hand pruners are welcome. Volunteers must fill out an application before participating.