Crane Point / Florida Keys Land and Sea Trust, Inc. The Trust is a 501(c)3 Non Profit whose Mission is to Promote Environmental Stewardship and the Heritage of the Florida Keys. Crane Point is a 64 Acre ecological and cultural Treasure in the heart of the Florida Keys with many nature trails that leads You to the Gulf of Mexico. The trails offer a view of the Keys in the Days of the Indian and Bahamian Settlers and preserves one of the last thatch palm hammocks containing rare and endangered species.
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast is a regional land trust that saves land forever, working to protect the character, natural integrity and biodiversity of the bays, beaches, barrier islands and their watersheds on Florida's Gulf Coast. We partner with landowners, donors, and local government to meet our four priorities: conserving habitat, protecting shoreline and water access, connecting lands, and providing recreational access.
At roughly 625 acres, Tradewinds Park & Stables is one of Broward County's largest and most diverse parks. Tradewinds Park was acquired in 1974 from Margueritte C. McLean, whose family used the property for breeding and raising thoroughbred horses. The north side of the park is a rural farm setting with livestock and horses and includes educational farm tours, trail rides, pony rides, horse and junior farmers camps, a farmhouse museum, and model steam train rides. Tradewinds Educational Farm was developed to reflect the history of agricultural activities in Broward County.
Created in 1948, the park's mission is to commemorate the 1539 expedition of the Spanish Conquistador Hernando de Soto and his impact on the American Indian societies of the Southeast. The park is open year round and offers many seasonal activities. The highlight of the park's activities during the winter include living history programs and demonstrations at Camp Uzita, a recreation of a 16th Century native village. During the summer, the park operates guided kayak tours in the surrounding water and bays.
Historic Spanish Point is a 30-acre outdoor history museum nestled on Little Sarasota Bay. Featuring prehistoric middens, pioneer homesteads, and the lush gardens of Mrs. Bertha Palmer, we are dedicated to the preservation of over 5,000 years of history and nature. Historic Spanish Point offers Summer Adventure Camps that allow children to get outdoors and into nature. Campers learn about wildlife, art, science, outdoor survival skills and traditional outdoor sports while having fun!
Harry Smith Outdoors is a full-service kayak guide shop specializing in eco-tours and fishing. Located in the heart of Tallahassee, we take great pride in educating youth and adults the conservation and preservation of our precious water resources-all with an emphasis on safety. Fishing is a large component of what we do and teaching the importance of ethical angling goes hand in hand with conservation of waterways and habitat. Join us as we explore spring fed rivers, cypress swamps, coastal marshes and much more in our efforts to promote sustainability within Tallahassee and beyond.
Jacksonville Country Day School prepares students for a healthy and productive lifetime of intellectual exploration, character development, and social responsibility. JCDS has served the Jacksonville community for over 45 years through the summer camp program. Each summer hundreds of campers participate in both day camp and a variety of specialty camps. Campers also enjoy swim time, gym time, field trips, archery, and arts & crafts.
Discover the natural wonders Amelia Island has to offer at Omni Amelia Island Resort. The resort provides family-friendly tours, a retail shop and animal experiences, all on the expansive 1350 acres of Omni Amelia Island Resort. Join in a stroll through a maritime forest and discover the species that call the forest home. Catch a glimpse of a painted bunting or great blue heron on a kayak tour, assist in sea turtle recovery with an on-property
naturalist, and more.
Huguenot Memorial Park is managed by the City of Jacksonville and is a hotspot for both recreation and wildlife. Huguenot is the only drive on beach in Duval County, is Northeast Florida's premier windsurfing spot, and is one of Jacksonville's best-known surfing locations. It also boasts one of the largest Royal Tern and Laughing Gull nesting colonies on the east coast, with nesting in smaller numbers from shorebirds and sea turtles. The park is a peninsula bordered by the Fort George River, St.
Big Cypress National Preserve is 729,000 acres of swampland in south Florida. A unit of the National Park Service located in Eastern Collier County, it is part of the Everglades ecosystem and a critical watershed for the Ten Thousand Islands area to the southwest. It is a diverse wild area of cypress swamps, prairies, pinelands, hardwood hammocks, and is home to a variety of wildlife including the endangered Florida Panther. Incredible wildlife viewing opportunities, canoeing, hiking and biking are just some of the activities available during the winter months in the swamp.