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Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted). All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form before each program.

TO REGISTER and MAKE PAYMENT for PROGRAMS:
Online - Select the “Online Services” tab at the top of this page and click on Register/Pay for Program; Login with your username and password. (New users must create a household account online-please follow online instructions)

In Person - Visit the nature center during operating hours.

DECEMBER


SCIENCE FOR SENIORS: MINDFULNESS & ETHNOBOTANY TALK & WALK
Friday, December 2, 1:00 p.m.
SCIENCE FOR SENIORS: GOPHER TORTOISES & BURROWING BUDDIES
Friday, December 16, 1:00 p.m.
Ages 50+, $5/participant (Reservations required, limit 50)         
This series is designed for those age 50 and above who enjoy a wide variety of subjects. Programs presented by guest speakers.

ARCHERY 101
Saturday, December 3, 10:00 a.m. 
Friday, December 30, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 9+, $10/participant (Reservations required, limit 12)
Join a USA Archery Certified Instructor to learn the basics of archery and develop a fun new skill! This 1.5-hour program will start with a demonstration followed by target practice! All equipment provided, please wear closed-toe shoes and bring water and sun protection as it takes place outdoors.

BIRD TALK & WALK: BIRDS OF PREY
Saturday, December 10, 9:30 a.m.
All ages, $3/participant (Reservations required, limit 20)
Start the day off with a Florida bird presentation followed by a one-hour birding tour with one of our naturalists. Bring binoculars and your field guide if you have them. 

ANIMAL KEEPER FOR A DAY
Saturday, December 17, 9:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $5/participant (Reservations required, limit 8)
Ever wondered what it would be like to be an animal keeper? Work behind the scenes with animal care staff and volunteers to find out. It can be a dirty job but the most rewarding! 

NIGHT STALKERS 
Wednesday, December 28, 6:00 p.m.
Ages 9+, $5/participant (Reservations required, limit 20) 
Join a naturalist on a nighttime boardwalk tour looking at nature from the point of view of its nocturnal residents. Flashlights are recommended, but not required.

REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS: TENACIOUS TURTLES
Saturday, December 31, 10:00 a.m.
All ages, $3/participant (Reservations required, limit 20)
Join a naturalist as we learn about Florida’s reptiles and amphibians. 

JANUARY


SCIENCE FOR SENIORS: FLORIDA LAKE WATCH
Friday, January 6, 1:00 p.m.
SCIENCE FOR SENIORS: VULTURES
Friday, January 20, 1:00 p.m.
Ages 50+, $5/participant (Reservations required, limit 50)         
This series is designed for those age 50 and above who enjoy a wide variety of subjects. Programs presented by guest speakers.

BIRD TALK & WALK: BIRDS OF PREY
Saturday, January 7, 9:30 a.m.
All ages, $3/participant (Reservations required, limit 20)          
Start the day off with a Florida bird presentation followed by a one-hour birding tour with one of our naturalists. Bring binoculars and your field guide if you have them. 

ANIMAL KEEPER FOR A DAY
Saturday, January 14, 9:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $5/participant (Reservations required, limit 8)
Ever wondered what it would be like to be an animal keeper? Work behind the scenes with animal care staff and volunteers to find out. It can be a dirty job but the most rewarding! 

NIGHT STALKERS 
Wednesday, January 25, 6:00 p.m.
Ages 9+, $5/participant (Reservations required, limit 20)         
Join a naturalist on a nighttime boardwalk tour looking at nature from the point of view of its nocturnal residents. Flashlights are recommended, but not required.

ARCHERY 101
 Saturday, January 28, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 9+, $10/participant (Reservations required, limit 12)
Join a USA Archery Certified Instructor to learn the basics of archery and develop a fun new skill! This 1.5-hour program will start with a demonstration followed by target practice! All equipment provided, please wear closed-toe shoes and bring water and sun protection as it takes place outdoors.​

Additional Information:
FREE guided 1/2 mile boardwalk tours, Times vary, call for details.
No reservations required, sign in at the front desk. All tours subject to cancellation, please call to confirm.