Friday, October 10, 2014

Next Saturday -- Everglades Day

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in programs, services, and activities must contact the Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or TTY 954-537-2844 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event. 
Saturday, October 18
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Celebrate this one-of-a-kind South Florida ecosystem with a free day of fun, educational activities.
Science Eye Everglades Nature Walks (9 and 10 a.m.)
Guest Speaker Presentations
    11 a.m. Everglades Restoration
    Dr. Martha Nungesser
    Senior Environmental Scientist
    South Florida Water Management District
    Noon Orchids of the 'Glades
    Mike Owen
    Park Biologist
    Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park
    1 p.m. Invaders of the Everglades
    Dennis Giardina
    Everglades Regional Biologist
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
    2 p.m. Native/Non-Native Bingo (for ages 12 and over)
    University of Florida's Croc Docs, prizes will be awarded
    3 p.m. Reptile Identification Workshop & Demonstration
    (with live python)
    Python Patrol Program, FWC
    Jenny Novak and Jeff Fobb
Conservation Agency/Organization Booths
Children/Youth Activities
    Scavenger Hunt
    Craft Projects
    Bounce House
Guided Levee Bicycle Ride
   (3 p.m. – bring your own bike or rent one)
Discounted Airboat Rides (visit booth area for details)
Prizes & Giveaways
Food Items for Sale by Everglades Holiday Park Deli.
   Gator Bites, Frog Legs, or Hamburgers and Hot Dogs

Everglades Holiday Park
21940 Griffin Rd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33332 954-357-8101
Broward County Board of County Commissioners
Parks and Recreation Division
950 N.W. 38th St., Oakland Park, FL 33309-5982