ANIMAL KEEPER FOR A DAY
Friday, April 7, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
Animal keepers have the coolest job! Work behind the scenes with animal care staff and volunteers to feed, clean exhibits, and provide enrichments to the animals at the nature center. Learn what it takes to care for these special animal ambassadors.
SPECIAL EVENT: GOPHER TORTOISE DAY
Saturday, April 8, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All ages, FREE (Reservations not required)
Celebrate Gopher Tortoise Day at Daggerwing Nature Center! Learn about these native reptiles and the importance of protecting this keystone species. This special event will feature coloring sheets, informational brochures, and special presentations throughout the day with our very own gopher tortoise, Fritz!
DAGGERWING VISITS THE LIBRARY: TURTLES
Tuesday, April 11, 3:30 p.m.
Ages 5+, FREE (Reservations required)
Enjoy a special program about turtles featuring a visit from some of the nature center’s resident animal ambassadors, at the West Boca Branch Library! Call the West Boca Branch Library for details and RSVP at (561) 470-1600.
MOTHER NATURE & ME: CLEAN AND GREEN
Tuesday, April 18, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!
SPECIAL EVENT: EARTH DAY
Saturday, April 22, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
All ages, FREE* (Reservations not required)
Celebrate Earth Day at Daggerwing Nature Center! Bring the family to learn easy ways to help the planet while having fun. This special event will feature live animal encounters, interactive activities, butterfly plant sale, ladybug release, crafts and much more! *Some activities involve minimal cash or check donation to Friends of Daggerwing Nature Center.
CITY NATURE CHALLENGE 2023: SOUTH FLORIDA #CNCSOFLO
April 28-May 1, 2023
Palm Beach County is joining in on the City Nature Challenge this year! Help us show off South Florida's amazing biodiversity by photographing wildlife, plants, & any other living organisms you can find! Scan the QR code for more information. Join us for the Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to learn more about iNaturalist and the City Nature Challenge!