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Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center

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3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States

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October 2017

Wildlife Hike

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Free

Join an experienced naturalist as you hike along boardwalks and natural trails at Brooker Creek Preserve. This will be a learning experience for everyone! Come prepared with your binoculars and questions as we enjoy "Our Wildest Place"! Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wildlife-hike-tickets-37651539769?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&last_touch=1504886025&view=domo

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Arthropod Petting Zoo

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Join us for an ARTHROPOD PETTING ZOO with the UF Entomology & Nematology Department! Laurel Lietzenmayer of the UF Outreach Program will discuss basic entomology (the study of insects), different arthropods and their habitats, as well as what an entomologist does! Family Friendly! Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arthropod-petting-zoo-tickets-37431508650

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Nature Photography Hike

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Join photographers and interpretive naturalists Karl and Kathleen Nichter for a hike at Brooker Creek Preserve. We will discuss photography and nature while hiking, stopping when we find subjects to photograph. We start with a short classroom session on some of the basics just to get us all thinking about photography, then we talk about what we might see based on the season and that day’s weather. After that we head out to the trails. Each hike has a slightly…

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Our Wildest Place- Guided Hike

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Why is Brooker Creek Preserve “Our Wildest Place?”  Nearly 9,000 acres of undeveloped land in our crowded county is a real treasure. Discover a bit of our native habitats and the plants and animals that call the preserve home. This hike is .75 mi, an easy stroll. All ages are welcome.  Children under the ages of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and those younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. Guided Hike Information  Volunteer Hike Guides will…

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4-H Brooker Creek Explorers

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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November 2017

Explore the Ecosystems- Guided Hike

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Free

Brooker Creek Preserve is where you can explore some of the last natural habitats left in Pinellas County. Find out what makes and maintains forested wetland, oak hammock and pine flatwood ecosystems, and the plants and animals associated with these different ecosystems. All ages are welcome.  Children under the ages of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and those younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. Guided Hike Information Volunteer Hike Guides will meet participants in the lobby…

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Florida Forests Guided Hike

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Join your local UF/IFAS Pinellas Extension Natural Resources Agent, Lara Milligan for a hike through the forest at Brooker Creek Preserve. We will explore the woods of our "wildest place"! Come prepared with your binoculars, cameras, and questions! Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/florida-forests-guided-hike-tickets-37488705728

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Birds of Brooker Hike

November 11 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 8:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00am

Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Have you wondered what bird is singing in your backyard?  Do you see and hear birds but don't know who they are?  If so, join us for a Beginning Bird Hike to learn how to identify the county's common birds as we meander along a one-mile trail. All ages are welcome.  Children under the ages of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and those younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. Guided Hike Information Volunteer Hike Guides will meet…

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Native Plants Guided Hike

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Join UF/IFAS Extension Specialist, James Stevenson to explore the fascinating plants found at Brooker Creek Preserve. We will identify wildflowers, ferns, epiphytes, trees and more. The ecology of various plant communities will also be examined. Best suited for adult participants. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/native-plants-guided-hike-tickets-37073272155?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&last_touch=1504886025&view=domo

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December 2017

Florida Forests Guided Hike

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Free

Join your local UF/IFAS Pinellas Extension Natural Resources Agent, Lara Milligan for a hike through the forest at Brooker Creek Preserve. We will explore the woods of our "wildest place"! Come prepared with your binoculars, cameras, and questions! Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/florida-forests-guided-hike-tickets-37488705728

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Explore the Ecosystems- Guided Hike

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Free

Brooker Creek Preserve is where you can explore some of the last natural habitats left in Pinellas County. Find out what makes and maintains forested wetland, oak hammock and pine flatwood ecosystems, and the plants and animals associated with these different ecosystems. All ages are welcome.  Children under the ages of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and those younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. Guided Hike Information Volunteer Hike Guides will meet participants in the lobby…

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Native Plants Guided Hike

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Free

Join UF/IFAS Extension Specialist, James Stevenson to explore the fascinating plants found at Brooker Creek Preserve. We will identify wildflowers, ferns, epiphytes, trees and more. The ecology of various plant communities will also be examined. Best suited for adult participants. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/native-plants-guided-hike-tickets-37073272155?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&last_touch=1504886025&view=domo

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Birds of Brooker Hike

December 9 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 8:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00am

Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Free

Have you wondered what bird is singing in your backyard?  Do you see and hear birds but don't know who they are?  If so, join us for a Beginning Bird Hike to learn how to identify the county's common birds as we meander along a one-mile trail. All ages are welcome.  Children under the ages of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and those younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. Guided Hike Information Volunteer Hike Guides will meet…

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Wildlife Hike

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Free

Join an experienced naturalist as you hike along boardwalks and natural trails at Brooker Creek Preserve. This will be a learning experience for everyone! Come prepared with your binoculars and questions as we enjoy "Our Wildest Place"! Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wildlife-hike-tickets-37651539769?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&last_touch=1504886025&view=domo

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