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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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March 2018

Book Time at Brooker

March 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on March 1, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on March 8, 2018 at 10:30am

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

Bring your pre-schooler to this program designed to connect them to the wonders of the natural world. In addition to hearing a great story, your child will participate in a craft, game or other hands-on activity related to the story that is read. This activity is recommended for ages 3 to 5. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-time-at-brooker-tickets-40033435082?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&view=domo

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Advanced Plant Identification

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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$30

This three-part plant identification series will introduce participants to the basics and not-so-basic steps required to positively identify plants. During each 4-hour session, participants will have lecture, hands-on and field experiences.  Each session will build on the previous; attending the entire series is recommended. Class dates:  March 3, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm March 10, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm March 17, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm Upon completion of the entire course, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from the University…

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Youth Program: Shorebirds Are Our Neighbors

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Shorebirds are our neighbors and have the same needs as we do for a good life! Learn how we can all be good neighbors and help birds thrive and survive. This 30 minute presentation will be followed by a craft. Presented by Nancy Dunne of Clearwater Audubon.  Recommended for ages 7 to 12. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-program-shorebirds-are-our-neighbors-tickets-43200657329

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Intro to Beekeeping: A Hobby with Sweet Rewards

March 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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This program is an introduction to honey bees and will introduce you to the basics of honey bees and their biology and the guiding principles of beekeeping. This is part one of a three part series! Instructor: Robert Burkard Introduction to Honey Bees Introduction to Basics of Apiculture Types of Bees Races of Honey Bees Bee Biology Understanding the players in the hive and how the hive operates as a collective with 50,000 individuals The Sting In addition to the…

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Book Time at Brooker

March 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on March 1, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on March 8, 2018 at 10:30am

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

Bring your pre-schooler to this program designed to connect them to the wonders of the natural world. In addition to hearing a great story, your child will participate in a craft, game or other hands-on activity related to the story that is read. This activity is recommended for ages 3 to 5. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-time-at-brooker-tickets-40033435082?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&view=domo

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Wild Wings – Birds of Brooker Hike

March 10 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on March 10, 2018 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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Family Fun Friday Morning

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 16, 2018 at 10:00am

Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Join us for a series of family & youth-oriented programs at Brooker Creek Preserve! Help your children build an interest in the natural world through fun and educational activities you can do together! Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-fun-friday-mornings-tickets-39555896752?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&view=domo

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Nature Photography Hike

March 31 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on March 31, 2018 at 8:30am

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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Life of Lichen

March 31 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 United States
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Brooker Creek Preserve is home to many of Florida's fascinating lichens. Explore these unusual organisms during a classroom/outdoor activity. We will study the natural history of lichen, then take a stroll to view them around the Environmental Education Center. Identification tips, interesting facts and more await participants. Presented by James Stevenson, UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension Specialist. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/life-of-lichen-tickets-42531937169

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