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Brooker Creek Preserve

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3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
727-453-6800 www.brookercreekpreserve.org

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February 2018

Swamp & Sandhill Surprises- Guided Hike

February 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 25, 2018 at 9:30am

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
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Free

Every day the preserve reveals new natural wonders. Join us on this leisurely 1-mile hike to uncover the latest secrets of nature in Brooker Creek’s wet and dry habitats. Led by volunteer hike guide. Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/swamp-sandhill-surprises-guided-hike-tickets-40036924519?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&view=domo

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March 2018

Florida Forests Guided Hike

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on March 2, 2018 at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 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-37488770923?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&view=domo

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Habitats and Communities- Guided Hike

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on March 3, 2018 at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
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Discover the shady hammocks, pine flatwoods and forested wetlands of Brooker Creek Preserve, where you will learn how the natural communities of the Preserve are connected in much the same way as human communities.  We will explore our connections to the natural areas near us, and learn the possible impacts we have on one another.   All ages are welcome.  Children under the ages of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and those younger than 6 may find this…

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Native Plants Guided Hike

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on March 9, 2018 at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 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-37073277170?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&view=domo

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The Nature of Change Guided Hike

March 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 11, 2018 at 9:30am

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
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Brooker Creek Preserve is the largest natural area in Pinellas County where changes in weather, seasons, water levels and human impact result in a different experience each time you visit. Come explore what “today brings” on this 1 mile hike on trails and boardwalks. Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-nature-of-change-guided-hike-tickets-40036739967?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&view=domo

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Wildlife Hike

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on March 16, 2018 at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
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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"! Guided Hike Information  Volunteer Hike Guides will meet participants in the lobby of the Education Center 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. We strongly suggest all hikers visit the restroom before we begin as there are no facilities along the trail. Guided…

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Nature’s Hidden Wonders- Guided Hike

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on March 17, 2018 at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
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Reserve a spot for a hike that will sharpen your observation skills as we seek out new small natural treasures.  As we look past the trees and shrubs, we will enjoy the less obvious things along the trail. Possibly something very interesting you’ve never noticed! 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…

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Extended Guided Hike

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2018 at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
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Join us for a 2.8 to 4 mile walk as we look at how the land has changed over time and discuss the ecological footprints left by those changes. Hike trails will be determined by trail condition. Sturdy closed-toe shoes are a must, and water and a hat are recommended. All ages are welcome. Children under the ages of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and those younger than 10 may find this hike challenging. Guided Hike Information Volunteer…

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Swamp & Sandhill Surprises- Guided Hike

March 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 25, 2018 at 9:30am

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
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Free

Every day the preserve reveals new natural wonders. Join us on this leisurely 1-mile hike to uncover the latest secrets of nature in Brooker Creek’s wet and dry habitats. Led by volunteer hike guide. Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/swamp-sandhill-surprises-guided-hike-tickets-40036924519?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&view=domo

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Music in the Woods: Featuring Bonnie Whitehurst

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
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$15
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Junior Naturalist Walk

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on March 30, 2018 at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
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This New Friday Hike will teach young naturalists to observe nature with all their senses, discovering hidden wonders of Brooker Creek Preserve.  This fun and educational hike offers a unique outdoor learning opportunity, best suited for youth ages 8-14.   Guided Hike Information  Volunteer Hike Guides will meet participants in the lobby of the Education Center 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. We strongly suggest all hikers visit the restroom before we begin as there are no facilities along…

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Wildflower Garden Work Day

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 31, 2018 at 9:00am

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
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Join Brooker Creek Preserve volunteers on the last Saturday of each month from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. to help maintain the wildflower garden.  Wear closed toed shoes and bring hand gardening tools, gloves, hat and bug repellent. We will provide breakfast snacks and coffee.  No gardening experience necessary.

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