Outdoor Adventures ~ Connect with Nature ~ Volunteer
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Ongoing Special Events
Blowing Rocks Preserve
December 08, 2013 - June 29, 2014
Sundays at 11:00 a.m. Join intern Emily Cochran for a 40-minute tour of Blowing Rocks Preserve. Get an overview of the preserve’s features, from its unique rock formation and protected sea turtle nesting beach, to its Hawley Education Center, mangrove shorelin... Learn more
Blowing Rocks Preserve
Lagoon boardwalk talk: 1st, and 3rd Saturday of the month at 2 p.m.
- meet on front deck at Hawley Education Center
Beach crossover talk: 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 2 p.m.
- meet at kiosk by beachside parking lot
December 07, 2013 - June 29, 2014
Lagoon boardwalk talk: 1st, and 3rd Saturday of the month at 2 p.m. - meet on front deck at Hawley Education Center 20 minute discussion about tidal swamps and frequently seen crabs, protecting the native shoreline, and the Indian River Lagoon- the most diverse estua... Learn more
Blowing Rocks Preserve: Winter Program 2014
Hawley Education Center at Blowing Rocks Preserve, 574 South Beach Road, Jupiter Island
March 19, 2014
In 2012, a segment of the A1A roadway in Fort Lauderdale was washed away by Hurricane Sandy. Is this a preview of what rising sea levels might mean for coastal communities throughout South Florida? Join Chris Bergh, South Florida conservation director for the Conserv... Learn more
The Nature Conservancy is collaborating with Florida DEP- Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserves and the City of Punta Gorda to launch an oyster reef restoration project adjacent to the Trabue Harborwalk. Volunteers are needed to help with all aspects of this project: ... Learn more
We’re recruiting volunteers to become a part of a special Invasives Reconnaissance Team who will work with Debi Stone during the winter months. Your mission, should you decide to accept it, will be to seek out and locate the enemy invasive plants which constant... Learn more
Blowing Rocks Preserve, Jupiter, FL
Nursery and Restoration Schedule is flexible Care for plants in native nursery and on restoration sites. Invasive Plant Removal First Saturday of each month 9 a.m. - noon Help remove invasive, non-native plants from Blowing Rocks Preserve. ... Learn more