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Weedon Island Preserve

727-453-6500| www.weedonislandpreserve.org

Upcoming Events

September 2017
Free

Photography Hike

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Hike the Preserve in search of that perfect shot. This program provides great opportunities for photographers of all levels to hone their skills. After a brief classroom session, Center volunteers highlight seasonal features of the Preserve, as well as specific wildlife behaviors that help participants capture the natural beauty of Weedon Island Preserve. Program intended for adults. Online registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-photography-hike-september-tickets-36007785255

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Weedon Island Guided Hike

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Discover the natural beauty and cultural history of Weedon Island on a guided hike to the Preserve’s 45ft tall Observation Tower. Hike is 1-2 miles along the boardwalk. Recommended for ages 6+. Online registration at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-island-guided-hike-september-tickets-36442180543

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Wee-time at Weedon

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:30am

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Does your little one love nature and all creatures great and small? Wee-time at Weedon is designed to introduce pre-school children to the wonders of the natural and cultural world. Children are treated to a variety of stories, games, and hands-on activities that connect them to their environment. Recommended for ages 3 to 5, children must be accompanied by an adult. Online registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/september-wee-time-weedon-tickets-36442029090

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Weedon Island Guided Hike

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
+ Google Map

Discover the natural beauty and cultural history of Weedon Island on a guided hike to the Preserve’s 45ft tall Observation Tower. Hike is 1-2 miles along the boardwalk. Recommended for ages 6+. Online registration at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-island-guided-hike-september-tickets-36442180543

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Owl Cast Café

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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From small screech owls to large horned owls, learn from Sensing Nature how owls benefit both nature and us through their chosen diets. Then enjoy your own owl investigation dissecting one of their casts. Ages 8+ with an adult. Registration at: https://owl-cast-cafe.eventbrite.com

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October 2017
Free

Weedon Walkabout

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Hike through coastal ecosystems and learn about the environment, and early residents of Weedon Island. Hike is 1-2 miles. Recommended for ages 6+. Registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-walkabout-october-tickets-36442370110

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Salty Topics: A Watchful Eye on Shifting Sands

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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FL's beaches provide tourism & recreation, wildlife habitat, and storm protection. Learn about a new model to forecast coastal changes caused by climate change by the U.S. Geological Survey St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center. Recommended for ages 14+. Registration at: https://saltytopicskeepingwatchfuleyeonshiftingsands.eventbrite.com.

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Weedon Island Guided Hike

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Discover the natural beauty and cultural history of Weedon Island on a hike to the Preserve's Observation Tower. Hike is 1-2 miles. Recommended   for ages 6+. Registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-island-guided-hike-october-tickets-36442212639

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Wee-Time at Weedon

October 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:30am

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Pre-K children are introduced to the wonders of the natural world through stories, crafts and games. Intended for ages 3-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/october-wee-time-weedon-tickets-36442057174.

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The Great Weedon Bird Quest

October 14 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Join us on a quest to find Weedon Island Preserve birds! Learn the identifying marks and behaviors of our feathered year-round residents and seasonal visitors while helping us compile an annual checklist of the Preserve’s birds. These hikes are designed to take advantage of all levels of birding experience. Binoculars and bird guides are available. Please join us for a relaxing morning outing led by experienced birders. Recommended for adults. For more information please contact (727) 453-6500 Recommended for ages…

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Weedon Island Guided Hike

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
+ Google Map

Discover the natural beauty and cultural history of Weedon Island on a hike to the Preserve's Observation Tower. Hike is 1-2 miles. Recommended   for ages 6+. Registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-island-guided-hike-october-tickets-36442212639

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Trash Talk: a Community Conversation and Art Project about Marine Debris

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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It’s time to Talk Trash! Marine Debris is a problem facing Tampa Bay, our country and our planet.  However, there are actions you can take to increase your awareness and decrease any contribution that you have to the problem.  Please join us for this pilot program of “Trash Talk” with Florida Sea Grant Agent Libby Carnahan. The program will feature (1) a community discussion about the issue of marine debris, from big to small, and what you can do to…

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Chasing Coral: Film and Discussion

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. In this film, a team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on an ocean adventure to discover why. Recommended for ages 14+. Registration at: https://chasingcoralfilmdiscussion.eventbrite.com.

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Going Coastal: Invertebrate Investigations

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico are full of diverse invertebrate animals from simple sponges to intelligent octopi. Learn about marine species and how to ID them. Intended for ages 6-12. Registration at: https://goingcoastalinvertebratesinvestigations.eventbrite.com.

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Weedon Walkabout

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Hike through coastal ecosystems and learn about the environment, and early residents of Weedon Island. Hike is 1-2 miles. Recommended for ages 6+. Registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-walkabout-october-tickets-36442370110

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Archaeology Lecture

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Archaeology Lecture Series: Public Archaeology at Judah P. Benjamin Confederate Memorial, Gamble Plantation Historic State Park In the mid-19th century, Robert H. Gamble established a sugar plantation along the Manatee River. After selling the plantation to a pair of Louisiana planters in the 1850s, the site was briefly occupied in 1865 by Confederate officer and Confederate Secretary of State, Judah P. Benjamin. In 1873, an attorney, George Patten bought the property, where he and his family lived until the early…

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Boy Scout Trail Hike

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Dust off your trail shoes and join Sea Grant Agent Libby Carnahan on a hike to some of the lesser traveled trails of Weedon Island Preserve. Learn about the research, monitoring, and management of the coastal ecosystems of Tampa Bay. Hike is approx. 2 miles. Suitable for all ages. Registration at: https://going-coastal-boy-scout-trail-hike.eventbrite.com.

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Weedon Island Guided Hike

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
+ Google Map

Discover the natural beauty and cultural history of Weedon Island on a hike to the Preserve's Observation Tower. Hike is 1-2 miles. Recommended   for ages 6+. Registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-island-guided-hike-october-tickets-36442212639

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Free

Wee-Time at Weedon

October 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:30am

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Pre-K children are introduced to the wonders of the natural world through stories, crafts and games. Intended for ages 3-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/october-wee-time-weedon-tickets-36442057174.

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