Seek & Destroy Coral Ardisia

Sat., Dec 19th, 2015: 9:00-12:30: Seek, Learn About & Destroy Invasive Plants! Meet in the parking lot for J.R. Alford Greenway (SE dead-end of Pedrick Rd, Tallahassee, FL You will take ~1.0 mile hike while learning from experts, via hands-on work, how to ID and remove Coral Ardisia and other invasive plants, followed by lunch (anonymous donor) on the new bridge overlooking railroad tracks and Piney Z Lake. Bring water bottle, bug spray, and your favorite clipper and work gloves if you have them, but we will have extra clippers and other tools.
An invasive plant hands-on educational program at Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park
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J.R. Alford Greenway
2500 South Pedrick Road (SE dead-end of Pedrick Road)
Tallahassee, FL 32317
Phone: 850-509-5647

Calhoun County 4-H

Associated Agency: 
University of Florida IFAS Extension

The Calhoun County 4-H Extension Service provides research-based educational programs in the program areas of agriculture, horticulture, family consumer sciences and 4-H youth development. 4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults. Through 4-H, youth are leading a Revolution of Responsibility - a movement for positive change in every community in Calhoun County, Florida.

Liberty County 4-H

Associated Agency: 
University of Florida IFAS Extension

The purpose of Liberty County 4-H is to develop leadership, character, and good citizenship in America's youth. By emphasizing the development of the Head, Heart, Hands, and Health, 4-H leads youth to produce their best. Adult and youth volunteers lead local school and community 4-H clubs, advising and encouraging club members as they plan and carry out projects. 4-H is open to all youth ages 5 to 18 regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin or handicap and involves urban as well as rural youth.

Outdoor Education Program

Associated Agency: 
Deane Bozeman School

Deane Bozeman School serves approximately 1,300 students in grades pre-k through 12. The Outdoor Education Program is a Senior level course choses as an elective. The purpose of Outdoor Education at Deane Bozeman School is to introduce the students to various activities and opportunities related to Hunter Safety, Survival, Boater Safety, Archery, Sustainability, and Environmental Resources.

Leon County 4-H

The Leon County Extension 4-H Youth Development Program uses a learn-by-doing approach to help youth gain the knowledge and skills they need to be responsible, productive citizens. This mission is accomplished by creating safe and inclusive learning environments, involving caring adults, and utilizing the expertise and resources of the University of Florida and the nationwide land grant university system. Through 4-H Clubs, summer camps, workshops, special interest classes and leadership opportunities, youth have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

Kayak 101 & Paddling Tour at St. George Island State Park

Sunday, November 15th. Learn basic paddling skills and enjoy a short interpretive tour on the Bay. A limited amount of kayaks are available at no charge. You may also bring your own. Everyone must wear a life jacket! Reservations are required. Children must be at least 12 and accompanied by an adult. Call (850) 927-2111 to reserve your spot. Remember to bring water, sunscreen and insect repellent.
Learn basic paddling skills and enjoy a short interpretive tour on the bay
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St. George Island State Park
Phone: 850-927-2111

Seek & Destroy Coral Ardisia

Sat., Nov 21, 2015: 9:00-12:30: Seek, Learn About & Destroy Invasive Plants! Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park, Gate A, 1275 Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, FL You will take ~1.0 mile hike while learning from experts, via hands-on work, how to ID and remove Coral Ardisia, followed by lunch (anonymous donor). Bring water bottle, bug spray. Bring your favorite clipper and work gloves if you have them, but we will have extra clippers and other tools. Contact (call or text): Eric Mason (850) 509-5647, eric.mason@talgov.org; OR Karen Berkley (850) 570-5740, kjberkley@gmail.com
an invasive plant hands-on educational program at Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park
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Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park, Gate A
1275 Miller Landing Road
Tallahassee, FL
Phone: 850-509-5746

Seek, Learn About & Destroy Invasive Plants

You will take ~0.5 mile hike while learning from experts, via hands-on work, how to ID and remove Coral Ardisia, followed by lunch (anonymous donor). Bring water bottle, bug spray, work gloves. Bring your favorite clipper if you have one. We will have extra clippers and other tools. Contact Eric Mason (850) 509-5647, eric.mason@talgov.org; OR Karen Berkley (850) 570-5740, kjberkley@gmail.com
Learn to ID and remove Coral Ardisia, followed by free lunch
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Optimist Park
1806 E, Indianhead Dr. Corner of W. Indianhead Dr. & Hokolin Nene
Tallahassee, FL

St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge 2015 Pollinator Art Contest

Art work should highlight one or more pollinator species (i.e. hummingbirds, bats,bees, beetles, butterflies, and flies that carry pollen from one plant to another) found in Florida. http://www.fws.gov/pollinators/Index.html Winners will be chosen in four categories:  K-Grade 2  Grades 3-5  Grades 6-8  Grades 9-12 First, second, and third place winners will be selected from each category this year. Contest entries will be evaluated by a panel of judges, including artists and conservationists. The decision of the judges is final.
Art contest
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St. Marks Wildlife Refuge
1255 Lighthouse Road P.O. Box 68
St. Marks, FL 32355
Phone: 850-915-6121

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