Gather at Alpine Groves Park for the Annual River Blessing 2023 on Saturday, January 28 from 9:00am-11:00am. Free and open to the public. Honoring the water of earth who all life depends on. Started in 2008 by Basil Braveheart, an elder of the Lakota Nation who visited Florida. River Keepers will speak about their personal [...]
See all St. Augustine, Florida has to offer. Visit the Nation’s Oldest City.
St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city, also holds the distinction of being one of the nation's most charming. Whether you're a longtime resident or visiting the area for the first time, we've gathered all the resources you need to find where to stay, what to do and other community information about our unique little village.
Help remove marine debris and microplastics off the beach during GTM Beach Cleanup on the fourth Saturday of the month -- 9:30am-11:30am. Meet at the Visitor Center. That's where you'll pick up gloves and trash bags, then be directed to a specific beach for cleanup. No need to sign up ahead of time. Open to [...]
Walk on The Wild Side at Anastasia State Park is a fun and educational hike with a knowledgeable volunteer! Discover an assortment of flora and fuana found in the park's coastal ecosystems. Increase your knowledge and history of the park and the surrounding area. Meet by the Island Beach Shop & Grill. Suggested items to bring: [...]
Join a Park Ranger at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park for the First Friday Garden Walk. Learn about the history of Washington Oaks while exploring the formal gardens. Meet in the Garden parking lot at 10:00am. Walk is approximately one hour. No registration required. Included with park entry fee. Park Admission Fee: $5.00 per vehicle [...]
Are you a new volunteer at GTM Research Reserve? Attend the GTM New Volunteer Orientation at the GTM Research Reserve Visitor Center, held the first Friday of the month. Time: 10:00am-11:30am Learn: the GTM NERR program overview | Volunteer Rules & Responsibilities | Next steps to volunteering. Please be sure to complete a volunteer application [...]
Join us for a GTM Guided Exploration Hike on the first Saturday of the month from 9:00am-11:00am. Learn about the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula as well as the natural biodiversity of the reserve. Find out about the peninsula's 5,000 years of human history, including how native peoples used estuarine resources. What was European [...]
Join SJC Parks & Rec at Treaty Park from 10:00am - 12:00pm on Saturday, February 4, 2023 for the Geocaching Passport Program Kickoff Event! Geocaching is a fun outdoor treasure hunt game that can be enjoyed on your own or with others. This event is for beginners and pros alike as we start the search for [...]
The University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience is excited to announce the return of the Evenings at Whitney Public Lecture Series in the Spring of 2023. Free, the lectures are held in person on the 2nd Thursday of the month -- January through May, 7:00pm-8:00pm. Lecture Schedule/Titles January 12, 2023 -- Preservation Institute [...]
Join GTM Research Reserve staff and/or volunteers on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 9:00am-11:00am for a guided Family Seining activity. Please note: no event in January 2023. Visitors will get the chance to pull a seine net through Guana Lake. Collect species of fish, crabs and more, then learn about the animals and [...]
A SJC Parks Naturalist will be holding a monthly class on various Nature Journaling techniques. You'll learn the basics as well as hone any journaling skills that you already have. The February 11, 2023 class at Canopy Shores, titled "Leaf Rubbings", is an engaging class on Nature Journaling techniques and locations. Note: You'll have an [...]