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Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center

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1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
727-453-6500 www.weedonislandpreserve.org

Closed all Pinellas County holidays.

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November 2017

Weedon Island Guided Hike

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Free

This is a hike through coastal mangrove and upland ecosystems of the Preserve. Join us to learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve. Be sure to bring water and a snack. A hat and closed-toe shoes are also recommended. Groups need to call in advance to sign up for a special group hike (727) 453-6500. All ages welcome - children younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. For more information please contact (727)…

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December 2017

Master Gardener Help Desk

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2017 at 10:00am

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL United States
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Our Master Gardeners provide solutions for all types of questions concerning garden, lawn, and landscape care. With the backing of research based information from the University of Florida our staff of horticulturists offer sound expert advice to walk in customers. The help desk is available first-come, first served, but to assist with staffing we request that walk-ins register for service.

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Designing a Low-Maintenance Landscape

December 1 @ 10:30 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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Florida Friendly Landscaping Friday: Designing a Low-Maintenance Landscape It’s true! You really can have a beautiful yard with little maintenance. Let Brian Niemann show you how! As Pinellas County’s Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Extension Agent, he’s a pro at making concepts like “right plant, right place”, drought tolerant planting, and more easy for even beginners to be inspired by.

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Weedon Island Guided Hike

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on December 16, 2017 at 9:00am

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2017

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

This is a hike through coastal mangrove and upland ecosystems of the Preserve. Join us to learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve. Be sure to bring water and a snack. A hat and closed-toe shoes are also recommended. Groups need to call in advance to sign up for a special group hike (727) 453-6500. All ages welcome - children younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-island-guided-hike-december-tickets-36442263792

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Weedon Walkabout

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on December 21, 2017 at 9:00am

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

Hike through coastal mangrove and upland ecosystems of the Preserve and learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve. A hat, closed-toe shoes and water are also recommended. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-walkabout-december-tickets-36442423269?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&view=domo

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The Great Weedon Bird Quest

December 9 @ 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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Free

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 Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-great-weedon-bird-quest-december-tickets-36442528584

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Weedon Island Guided Hike

December 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on December 16, 2017 at 9:00am

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2017

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

This is a hike through coastal mangrove and upland ecosystems of the Preserve. Join us to learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve. Be sure to bring water and a snack. A hat and closed-toe shoes are also recommended. Groups need to call in advance to sign up for a special group hike (727) 453-6500. All ages welcome - children younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-island-guided-hike-december-tickets-36442263792

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Celebrating Wild Turtles

December 9 @ 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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Free

The Big Turtle Year: Celebrating Wild Turtles Across the United States  George L. Heinrich (Heinrich Ecological Services; Florida Turtle Conservation Trust) Turtles play significant ecological roles, are visible elements in many habitats, and are the most endangered wildlife taxa in the world.  While species from areas such as Asia, South America, and Madagascar often receive the majority of conservation attention, the plight of the 59 species which occur in the United States quietly goes unnoticed.  During 2017, Florida Turtle Conservation…

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Wee-Time at Weedon

December 14 @ 10:30 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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This program is designed to introduce pre-school children to the wonders of the natural and cultural world. Every second and fourth Thursday of each month, children are treated to a variety of stories and hands-on activities that connect them to their environment. This activity is recommended for ages 3 to 5. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required for children, but accompanying adults do not need to register themselves. Registration closes for this activity 24 hours before the program. Please check…

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Master Gardener Help Desk

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2017 at 10:00am

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

Our Master Gardeners provide solutions for all types of questions concerning garden, lawn, and landscape care. With the backing of research based information from the University of Florida our staff of horticulturists offer sound expert advice to walk in customers. The help desk is available first-come, first served, but to assist with staffing we request that walk-ins register for service.

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Weedon Island Guided Hike

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on December 16, 2017 at 9:00am

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2017

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

This is a hike through coastal mangrove and upland ecosystems of the Preserve. Join us to learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve. Be sure to bring water and a snack. A hat and closed-toe shoes are also recommended. Groups need to call in advance to sign up for a special group hike (727) 453-6500. All ages welcome - children younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-island-guided-hike-december-tickets-36442263792

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Nature’s Hidden Wonders- Guided Hike

December 16 @ 9:00 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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Free

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! Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/natures-hidden-wonders-guided-hike-tickets-29798860193?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&view=domo

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Weedon Walkabout

December 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on December 21, 2017 at 9:00am

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

Hike through coastal mangrove and upland ecosystems of the Preserve and learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve. A hat, closed-toe shoes and water are also recommended. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-walkabout-december-tickets-36442423269?lang=en-us&locale=en_US&view=domo

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Archaeology Lecture: Florida’s Container Revolution

December 21 @ 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: Florida’s Container Revolution: The Historical Consequences of Late Archaic Pottery Adoption Traditional accounts suggest that the adoption of pottery technology in Florida approximately 4,700 years ago came with few, if any, discernible impacts on the hunter-gatherer societies involved.  Recent research, however, has revealed a number of important cultural transformations that coincided with pottery’s appearance, including shifts in settlement, exchange, monument construction, and mortuary traditions.  New data from the Silver Glen shell mound complex in the middle St.…

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Weedon Island Guided Hike

December 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on December 16, 2017 at 9:00am

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2017

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

This is a hike through coastal mangrove and upland ecosystems of the Preserve. Join us to learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve. Be sure to bring water and a snack. A hat and closed-toe shoes are also recommended. Groups need to call in advance to sign up for a special group hike (727) 453-6500. All ages welcome - children younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-island-guided-hike-december-tickets-36442263792

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Weedon Island Guided Hike

December 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on December 16, 2017 at 9:00am

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2017

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

This is a hike through coastal mangrove and upland ecosystems of the Preserve. Join us to learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve. Be sure to bring water and a snack. A hat and closed-toe shoes are also recommended. Groups need to call in advance to sign up for a special group hike (727) 453-6500. All ages welcome - children younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weedon-island-guided-hike-december-tickets-36442263792

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