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Sep 27, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156
Speaker:  Joy Klein
Topic:  Pine Rocklands Education and Restoration

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Sep 28, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Sea Rocket will be having a Monthly Meeting with TBD to present. As always, a feature of the Monthly Meeting, is the Plant swap. Bring in a native plant, and swap it with  another. It’s a great way…

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Sep 30, '16

8:00 am

TheVillages

Native Plant Garden Tour

Directions will be provided.

Time: 8:00am to Noon Location: Meet at Big Cypress Recreation Center 3110 Hendry Drive, The Villages, Florida. 32163 Tour some of the yards that have gone over to the native side, Florida native plants…

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Sep 30, '16

4:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Fall Native Plant Sale, Fri. 9/30 & Sat.10/1

Morningside Nature Center

Friday 9/30, 4:30-6:30pm  Members only; Can become a member at the sale.
Saturday 10/1, 8:30am-12:30pm  General public

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Oct 01, '16

9:30 am

Dade

Bird Days @ FTBG

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens

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Oct 01, '16

10:00 am

SweetBay

Bay Day Celebration

St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve

The Friends of St. Joseph Bay Preserves will present their semi-annual Bay Day celebration on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at the St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve Visitor Center.  This…

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Oct 01, '16

10:00 am

Citrus

Native Plant Explorers (12 yrs old and younger)

Coastal Region Library

10 AM - Noon - CNPS will sponsor “Native Plant Explorers”. This program is geared to children 12 years of age and younger. The presentation is “a science based exploration of local native & invasive…

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Oct 02, '16

10:00 am

Coontie

The Birds and Plants of Long Key

3501 S.W. 130th Ave., Davie, FL 33330

Kelli Whitney recently presented a wonderful talk and slides about the birds of South Florida including the many who migrant through our county on their trips south and returning northward, many every…

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Oct 04, '16

5:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Chapter BOD Planning Meeting, 5:30pm

Fifield Hall, UF

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Oct 04, '16

6:45 pm

Cocoplum

Monthly Meeting: Juliet Rynear on "Bringing the FNPS Mission to Life"

Environmental Studies Center, 2900 NE Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach

Programs this season focus on understanding the mission of the FNPS. Beginning with this October 4th meeting speakers and field trips will explore practices and projects that demonstrate the impact of…

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Oct 04, '16

7:00 pm

Citrus

Chapter Meeting

**Crystal Oaks Civic Center**

**Note the new meeting location.**  This meeting is our annual “Garden Party” (normally held in Sept. but meeting was cancelled for Hurricane Hermine damage) - Members will share photos of native…

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Oct 05, '16

7:00 pm

Pinellas

Creating Interest in a Winter Landscape

Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater

There are many wonderful ways to add some interest to your landscape through the early, mid and late winter season. Arnold Rutkis will discuss some keys to assessing what is missing and ways to add structure,…

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Oct 06, '16

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: All About Wildcat Creek Educational Center

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Learn all about the Wildcat Creek Educational Center with owner Bill Wallace
See what’s new on our native plant auction table

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Oct 06, '16

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Mark Tancig - Common Interests of the Florida Native Plant Society and UF/IFAS

1024 King Bldg., 319 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL

Mark will discuss how the Florida Native Plant Society and IFAS share many common values and goals. He will review some of the work being done at the local scale through the UF/IFAS extension and statewide…

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Oct 07, '16

6:30 pm

SweetBay

Walk into the Wild

St. Andrew State Park

Wine and cheese reception and lm (soda and popcorn for youngsters) In the Park Campground Amphitheater Kissimmee Basin: The Northern Everglades A beautiful film by Elam and Nic Stoltzfus   

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Oct 08, '16

8:00 am

SweetBay

Walk into the Wild

St. Andrew State Park

Learn about everything wild at St. Andrew State Park Register 1/2 hr. before your rst walk. Come early for coffee and donuts. Explore the Park with Experienced Naturalists Small Group Walks Start at:…

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Oct 08, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

2016 marks the 6th anniversary of Ixia’s adoption of Native Park. Please join us for TLC Saturday at Native Park on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:30-11:30 (you are welcome to come for all or…

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Oct 08, '16

9:00 am

Tarflower

Master Gardeners Plant Sale

Orange County Extension office

Come check out our very first fall plant sale of the year! Learn about native plants and enjoy cooler weather in Central Florida!  The Master Gardeners Plant Sale is unique to us as it’s a team-buliding…

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Oct 08, '16

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa Florida Native Plant Fall Festival and Sale

Sweet Bay nuersery, Parrish, FL

The Florida Native Plant Society and the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program will hold their  16th Annual Fall Native Plant Festival and Sale on Saturday, October 8th at Sweet Bay  Nursery located…

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Oct 08, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field trip to Spring Canyon

Spring Canyon, Church Pond Road, Quincy, FL

Come see all the progress that has been made toward restoring the longleaf pine ecosystem at Spring Canyon! The fall wildflowers and wiregrass are responding well to the growing season prescribed…

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Oct 08, '16

9:00 am

Cocoplum

Field trip - Beth Kacvinsky in the Forested Wetlands of the Allapattah Strand"

Allapattah Flats, Fox Brown Road, Martin County

Bring: Tick protection is imortant! Also bring plenty of water, insect repellent, sunscreen, regular field gear. Directions: Take SR/CR 714 west to Fox Brown Road ( approximatley 15 1/2  miles west…

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Oct 08, '16

10:00 am

Suncoast

Fall Native Plant Sale

USF Botanical Gardens

The Fall Plant Sale, Ocotber 8 & 9 (Sat 10-4, Sun 10-3), at the USF Botanical Gardens,  promises to have lots of beautiful natives for your all landscaping needs. We will have trees, shrubs and…

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Oct 09, '16

10:00 am

Suncoast

Fall Native Plant Sale

USF Botanical Gardens

The Fall Plant Sale, October 8 & 9, (Sat 10-4, Sun 10-3) at the USF Botanical Gardens,  promises to have lots of beautiful natives for your all landscaping needs. We will have trees, shrubs and…

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Oct 10, '16

6:00 pm

Conradina

Florida Sandhills

Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Ave., Melbourne, FL

Conradina Chapter General Meeting: Florida Sandhills presented by Dr. Walter K. Taylor.  Dr. Taylor is a member of several environmental and professional organizations and is an accomplished…

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Oct 10, '16

7:00 pm

Pawpaw

Oct. Pawpaw Meeting

Piggotte Center, South Daytona

Program - TBA Plant of the Month: Pickerelweed by Jane Andrews The Pawpaw Chapter meets the second monday of the month at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Rd. South Daytona, FL.  This…

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Oct 11, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

Corner of U.S. Hwy 84 and Wolf Creek Rd., Grady Co., GA

Join an enthusiastic volunteer crew in caring for Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, where there are tens of millions of trout lilies and thousands of trillium.  Members of our chapter facilitated its…

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Oct 11, '16

9:00 am

Citrus

Volunteer Work Day

Church House Hammock or Crystal River Preserve SP

Either work to spread mulch at Church House or CRPSP (if enough volunteers, may be able to do both with 2 teams) Confirm participation with Ben at bfberauer@aol.com. This is also the day of the October…

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Oct 11, '16

1:00 pm

Citrus

Native Plant Month Proclamation

Lecanto Government Center

We will need as many members as possible to attend this event. Last year there were only 2 of us. Ouch!. If you can show up to represent the Citrus Chapter of FNPS, that would be great….......and wear…

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Oct 11, '16

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Monthly Meeting

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood

“Beneficial Organisms in Your Yard” by Ralph Mitchell, Charlotte County Extension Agent.

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Oct 11, '16

7:00 pm

NatureCoast

Advocating for a NO Irrigation Landscape to a Native Plant Nursery Business

Land O Lakes Community Center,

Speaker:         Gregg Jones Program:        Rainbow’s End Native Plants - From Advocating for a NO Irrigation Landscape to a…

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Oct 12, '16

7:00 pm

Coontie

Cara Abbott on Understanding the Impacts of Invasive Plant Species in Natural Areas

Secret Woods, 2701 W. State Rd. 84, Dania Beach, FL 33312

Cara Abbott is Education and Outreach Coordinator and Administrative Assistant for the Institute for Regional Conservation. She has an MS in Environmental Science from Florida Atlantic University. She…

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Oct 13, '16

9:00 am

Suncoast

Florida Birding and Nature Festival

Hillsborough Community College Southshore Campus

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE FLORIDA  BIRDING AND NATURE FESTIVAL, OCTOBER 13-16, 2016 IN RUSKIN, FLORIDA.  The Suncoast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society is one of the sponsors…

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Oct 13, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Workshop: Gardening for Pollinator Conservation

UF-NFREC, 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL

The Magnolia Chapter will have a booth at this workshop and is one of the sponsors. Agenda as follows: 2016 Workshop: Gardening for Pollinator Conservation Thursday, October 13 UF/IFAS North Florida Research…

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Oct 13, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Native plants, once again, are becoming the foundation for a healthier, more beautiful, and accessible Jacksonville. A 4.8 mile Urban Biodiversity Corridor project by Groundwork Jacksonville kicked off…

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Oct 15, '16

7:00 am

Tarflower

Backyard Biodiversity Day!

Mead Botanical Gardens, Winter Park

Come join us at Mead Bonatinal Gardens for the 4th Annual, Tarflower-hosted, Backyard Biodiveristy Day! Admission is free. Several workshops, nature walks, and a fall plant sale are planned complete with…

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Oct 15, '16

8:00 am

SweetBay

Explore the Outdoors Festival

Defuniak Springs

More details to follow

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Oct 15, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

Field Trip

Ichetucknee Spring State Park

Come join a special Autumn Wildflower Hike with Sam Cole, Park Biologist, at the Ichetucknee Spring State Park.
Please check back for more details.

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Oct 15, '16

9:00 am

Dade

Chapter Work Day @ ENP

Coe Visitor's Center

Monthly chapter work day at Everglades National Park, Coe Visitor Center.
Contact Patty Phares for details, pharespl@gmail.com or 305.255.6404

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Oct 15, '16

9:00 am

Conradina

Landscape and Design with Florida Native Plants

Maple Street Natives - 7619 Henry Avenue, Melbourne, FL

A conversation about incorporating Florida Native Plants in your landscape.  Design and installation instructions for a formal or semi-formal design.   A landscape designed for a healthy…

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Oct 15, '16

10:00 am

Conradina

Landscaping with Florida Natives Yard Tour

Melbourne, FL

10 A.M. to 4 P.M. (visit at your leisure) Visit six yards—4 residential, 1 commercial, 1 church—with predominantly native Florida landscaping. Talk to the home/business owners and Conradina FNPS volunteers…

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Oct 17, '16

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa October General Meeting: Planting in Shade and intro to Kissimmee Prairie Pres.

To be determined

Shade is essential to most plants in the Sunshine State but too much can be the bane of a gardener’s existence. Craig will cover both scenarios and suggest shade-loving plants for difficult places.…

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Oct 18, '16

12:00 am

Magnolia

Sarracenia chapter meeting

Wakulla Public Library

Wildflowers of Tate’s Hell State Forest by Lesley Cox, Florida Green Guide and Florida Master Naturalist

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Oct 18, '16

9:00 am

Citrus

Native Plant Walk

Crystal River Preserve State Park

9 AM until Noon,  Native Plant Walk with Keith Morin at the Crystal River Preserve State Park - meet at the Crystal River Preserve State Park Visitor’s Center located at 3266 N. Sailboat Ave., Crystal…

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Oct 19, '16

7:50 am

Magnolia

Society for Ecological Restoration Regional Conference

NFREC, 155 Research Rd., Quincy FL

Wednesday, October 19 7:50 - 8:00 A.M. Welcome/Introductions and Meeting Announcements 8:00 - 9:00 A.M. Keynote Address: Russ Frydenborg, Principle of Frydenborg Ecologic. 9:00 - 10:00 A.M. Invited plenary…

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Oct 20, '16

7:50 am

Magnolia

Society for Ecological Restoration Regional Conference

NFREC, 155 Research Rd, Quincy FL

Thursday, October 20 7:50 - 8:00 A.M. Welcome/Introductions and Meeting Announcements 8:00 - 9:00 A.M. Keynote Address: Susan Cerulean - writer/naturalist/earth advocate 9:00 - 10:00 A.M. Plenary speakers…

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Oct 21, '16

8:00 am

Magnolia

Society for Ecological Restoration Regional Conference Field Trips

carpool from NFREC, 155 Research Rd., Quincy FL

Friday, October 21 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M Field Trips   Lunch will be provided during field trips. You are responsible for your own transportation for field trips - carpooling will be available.…

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Oct 21, '16

10:00 am

NatureCoast

Blazing Star and Goldenrods in bloom

Cypress Creek Preserve (Central Pasco) 5550 Parkway Blvd, Land O’ Lakes 34639

Cypress Creek Preserve (Central Pasco) 5550 Parkway Blvd, Land O’ Lakes 34639 (approximately ¾ mile north of Pine View Middle School) 10 AM   We will be looking for Blazing Star and Goldenrods…

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Oct 22, '16

9:00 am

Pinellas

Fall Native Plant Festival

Wilcox Nursery & Landscape, 12501 Indian Rocks Rd., Largo

Join us for a fun-filled day of talks and native plants for sale. Wilcox Nursery donates a portion of the sales that day to our local chapter, so indulge your native plant addiction while supporting our…

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Oct 22, '16

9:00 am

Dade

Miami Shores Green Day

Miami Shores

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Oct 22, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Monarch Festival

St Marks National Wildlife Refuge

The Magnolia Chapter will have a booth at this festival.

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Oct 22, '16

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa October Field Trip

Manatee Co., Little Manatee River South Fork Tract

A walk through Scrub featuring critically endangered Florida Goldenaster (Chrysopsis floridana). Prescribed burning works its magic in restoring this SWFWMD preserve. 

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Oct 22, '16

9:00 am

Citrus

Learn to Garden with Native Plants

Color Country Nursery

9 AM - 11 AM “Learn to garden with native plants” CNPS will sponsor this program presented by Craig Collins, owner of Color Country Nursery at 1405 W. Gulf to Lake Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461. Light refreshments…

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Oct 22, '16

9:00 am

Citrus

Volunteer Opportunity -- Refuge Day

Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge

Can you help out? Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge with be holding “Refuge Day” from 9 AM – 4 PM which will be open to the public. This year’s event will be held at the wildlife office located…

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Oct 22, '16

10:00 am

NatureCoast

Fall Florida Native Plant Sale

Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd./US 41, Land O'Lakes 34639

FALL FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SALE      Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society Saturday, October 22 from 10 AM to 2 PM   Land O’Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’Lakes…

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Oct 22, '16

11:00 am

SweetBay

Monarch Butterfly Tagging Festival

PCB Conservation Park

Meet at the pavilion to tag and release butterflies 
More information to follow.

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Oct 23, '16

6:30 pm

Council

Council Meeting

Online: GoToMeeting

A regular (online) meeting of the Council of Chapters. Council Representatives will receive an invitation to the meeting (with a link that connects to GoToMeeting online). Invitations are sent to the…

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Oct 25, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156
Speaker:  Jimmy Lange, FTBG

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Oct 26, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Sea Rocket will be meeting with TBD Presenting As always, a feature of the Monthly Meeting, is the Plant swap. Bring in a native plant, and swap it with  another. It’s a great way to diversify your…

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Oct 27, '16

7:00 pm

FNPS

FNPS Board of Directors Meeting

GoToMeeting -Online

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Oct 28, '16

9:00 am

Dade

Field Trip

Archbold Biological Staton

October 28-30, 2016 - come for the day or the weekend.
Coordinator:  Patty Phares, pharespl@gmail.com, 305.255.6404

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Oct 28, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Craig Huegel - Florida Wildflowers

Big Cypress Recreation Center

Craig N. Huegel, Ph.D. is an environmental consultant and educator who loves plants. He currently teaches in the biology program at St. Petersburg College. Classes include  plant biology, field botany,…

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Oct 29, '16

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Little Manatee River State Park

215 Lightfoot Rd,Wimauma, FL 33598

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Nov 01, '16

7:00 pm

Tarflower

Juliet Rynear- Conservation Grants and you

Leu Gardens

Juliet Ryner, FNPS member and Conservation Grant chair will be speaking on the importance of funding state-level grants that promote our conservation, preservation, and restoration mission. For more information…

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Nov 01, '16

7:00 pm

Citrus

Chapter Meeting

Crystal Oaks Civic Center

Our speaker will be Scott Davis of the St. Marks Preserve State Park who will talk about the State of Florida’s “Milkweed Initiative”. We will also be celebrating “Volunteer Appreciation Month” and have…

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Nov 03, '16

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Hear about the latest efforts at the Buffer Preserve.  Presented by Allix North, Park Service Specialist.
Field trip to to the preserve to be scheduled.

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Nov 03, '16

7:00 pm

Magnolia

"Lichens Color Our World" with Nature Conservancy Biologist Malcolm Hodges

1024 King Bldg., 319 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL

Lichens are an underappreciated but fascinating slice of our native biodiversity. Biologist Malcolm Hodges will discuss what lichens are, the breadth of lichen diversity, where they live, how they survive,…

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Nov 05, '16

12:00 am

Coontie

Broward Chapter Cleanup of Secret Woods

Secret Woods, 2701 W. State Rd. 84, Dania Beach, FL 33312

All hands on deck! Please join us on Saturday, Nov. 5th for a clean up of the natural land at the Secret Woods Nature Area, our Broward Chapter home. This event is a grassroots expression of our understanding…

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Nov 05, '16

12:00 am

Council

Board and Council in-person meetings

Cedar Point Environmental Park

NOVEMBER in-person meeting, Saturday, November 5th at Cedar Point Environmental Park. Address:  2300 Placida Road, Englewood, FL With 115 acres, Cedar Point is one of Charlotte County’s unique parks…

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Nov 05, '16

7:00 am

Tarflower

GrowVember!

Mead Botanical Gardens, Winter Park

Come join us at Mead Botanical Gardens to celebrate GrowVember. Books, merchandise, and plants will be available for sale. Expand your knowledge about native plants and speak with our members that specialize…

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Nov 05, '16

7:45 am

SweetBay

Native Plants at Florida Caverns State Park

Florida Caverns State Park

Join park ranger, Billy Bailey, as he leads us on a tour of the cavern ecosystyem.
Details to follow.

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Nov 05, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Field Trip

Wakulla Springs

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Nov 05, '16

9:30 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapters Meeting

Cedar Point Environmental Park

NOVEMBER in-person meeting, Saturday, November 5th at Cedar Point Environmental Park. Address:  2300 Placida Road, Englewood, FL With 115 acres, Cedar Point is one of Charlotte County’s unique parks…

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Nov 05, '16

10:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Board and Council of Chapters meeting

Cedar Point Environmental Park

Where:  2300 Placida Road, Englewood, FL With 115 acres, Cedar Point is one of Charlotte County’s unique parks with pine flatwoods, salt marsh, mangrove fringe and hammock areas. Situated on Lemon…

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Nov 05, '16

10:00 am

Pinellas

Field Trip: Devil's Millhopper & San Felasco Hammock

Gainesville

Join field trip leader Dr. Craig Huegel as we explore Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park (120’ deep sinkhole) and San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park (mature hardwood forest). Afterwards,…

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Nov 08, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

Corner of U.S. Hwy 84 and Wolf Creek Rd., Grady Co., GA

Join an enthusiastic volunteer crew in caring for Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, where there are tens of millions of trout lilies and thousands of trillium.  Members of our chapter facilitated its…

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Nov 08, '16

9:00 am

Citrus

Volunteer Workday

Church House Hammock or Crystal River Preserve SP

Volunteer workday - either work to spread mulch at Church House or CRPSP (if enough volunteers, may be able to do both with 2 teams). Confirm participation with Ben at bfberauer@aol.com.

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Nov 08, '16

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Monthly Meeting

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood

“Raising Monarch Butterflies,” by Rachel Nellis and Genny Bedard-Plumb 

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Nov 10, '16

6:30 pm

Ixia

Monthly Meeting

Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville FL

Please check back for program information.

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Nov 11, '16

9:00 am

Dade

Ramble

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens

Annual Ramble 11/11-13/2016

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Nov 12, '16

9:00 am

Ixia

TLC Saturday

Native Park, 3312 Park Street, Jacksonville FL

2016 marks the 6th anniversary of Ixia’s adoption of Native Park. Please join us for TLC Saturday at Native Park on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:30-11:30 (you are welcome to come for all or…

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Nov 12, '16

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa November Field trip

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Okeechobee County

A not to be missed visit to the largest remaining tract of dry prairie in Florida with its many rare wildflowers and animals. Led by Dr. Craig Huegel. Camping is an option.

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Nov 14, '16

6:00 pm

Conradina

Chapter General Meeting

Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Ave., Melbourne, FL

Ed Perry from Sebastian Inlet State Park will be our speaker.
5:30 P.M. refreshments, 6:00 P.M. meeting.

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Nov 15, '16

6:00 pm

Magnolia

Sarracenia chapter meeting

Wakulla County Library

The Benefits of Green Infrastructure and Living Shorelines by Rosalyn F. Kilcollins, Coastal Community Consultant for Resilience, Florida Master Naturalist Program Instructor, Retired: Apalachicola National…

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Nov 21, '16

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa November General Meeting: Ecologically & Sociologically Sustainable Landscaping

To be determined

Former Florida Native Plant Society President Steve Woodmansee will tell us how to create landscapes in our yard with an ecological aesthetic rather than a visual one and which are aimed at including…

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Nov 22, '16

7:30 pm

Dade

Monthly Meeting

Pinecrest Gardens

111 Street & 57 Avenue (Red Road) Pinecrest 33156
Speaker:  Dennis Giardina, Everglades Region Biologist for FFWCC
Topic:  The Trouble with Exotic Mangroves

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Nov 23, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Monthly meeting with TBD Presenting As always, a feature of the Monthly Meeting, is the Plant swap. Bring in a native plant, and swap it with  another. It’s a great way to diversify your native landscape.

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Nov 25, '16

1:30 pm

TheVillages

Low Maintenance Native Plant Landscapes by Steve Turnipseed

Big Cypress Recreation Center

(Yes, the day after Thanksgiving).  Low Maintenance Native Plant Landscapes by Steve Turnipseed.  Learn the basics of how to design for a low maintenance landscape and which Florida Native Plants…

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Nov 26, '16

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Lemon Bay Park

570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood, FL 34223

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Nov 26, '16

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa Thanksgiving Weekend Field Trip: A Magical Mystery Tour

To be determined

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Dec 01, '16

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Chuck Hess - Fire and Ecosystem Management

1024 King Bldg., 319 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL

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Dec 03, '16

12:00 am

Pinellas

Florida Native Plant Society Mini-Conference

Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs

Join us for a fun-filled day at Brooker Creek Preserve in cooperation with Suncoast, Nature Coast, Citrus and Heartland chapters. Dr. Craig Huegel will talk about roots, Bruce Turley will discuss Landscape…

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Dec 06, '16

5:00 pm

Citrus

Chapter Meeting

Crystal Oaks Civic Center

This meeting will be our members annual potluck Christmas Dinner at 5 PM. Members and their guests will share their potluck dishes from 5 - 7 PM.

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Dec 06, '16

5:30 pm

PaynesPrairie

Chapter BOD Planning Meeting, 5:30pm

Fifield Hall, UF

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Dec 06, '16

7:00 pm

Tarflower

Dick Deuerling's Boy Scout Troop

Leu Gardens

Come join us and learn about our very own Dick Deuerling (Co-author of “Florida’s Wild Edibles” book) and his legacy through some of his boy scout troops (now in their 50s and 60s). Dick Duereling is…

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Dec 12, '16

6:00 pm

Conradina

Annual Holiday Wreath Making

Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Ave., Melbourne, FL

All wreaths and materials will be provided. 
5:30 P.M. refreshments, 6:00 P.M. wreath making.

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Dec 13, '16

9:00 am

Magnolia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve Workday

Corner of U.S. Hwy 84 and Wolf Creek Rd., Grady Co., GA

Join an enthusiastic volunteer crew in caring for Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, where there are tens of millions of trout lilies and thousands of trillium.  Members of our chapter facilitated its…

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Dec 13, '16

6:00 pm

Mangrove

Monthly Meeting

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood

Annual Holiday Potluck and Silent Auction

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Dec 19, '16

6:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa Annual Holiday Potluck Dinner and Gift Exchange

St. Andrew United Church of Christ, Sarasota

Bring a dish to share, your own dinner plate and utensils. The Chapter will provide turkey, ice, iced tea and water. If you want to participate in our Yankee Raffle, please bring a nature-oriented present…

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Dec 21, '16

6:30 pm

SeaRocket

Monthly Sea Rocket Meeting

Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Sea Rocket will be meeting with TBD to present As always, a feature of the Monthly Meeting, is the Plant swap. Bring in a native plant, and swap it with  another. It’s a great way to diversify your…

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Dec 23, '16

12:00 pm

TheVillages

No Meeting

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Jan 05, '17

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Gary Knox - Magnolia Ashei

1024 King Bldg., 319 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL

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Jan 09, '17

6:00 pm

Conradina

Chapter General Meeting

Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Ave., Melbourne, FL

Ray Mojica from the Barrier Island Nature Center will be our speaker.
5:30 P.M. refreshments, 6:00 P.M. meeting.

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Jan 10, '17

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Monthly Meeting

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood

“Experiences with Planting a Native Yard,”  by Dave Clayton, Charlie and Jayne Woodruff.

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Jan 16, '17

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa January General Meeting: Changes in Natural Areas in Florida due to Sea Level Rise

To be determined

Expanding salt marshes and mangrove swamps accompanied by shrinking coastal forests are just a few observed changes in sea level rise in Florida experienced by Dr. Tonya Clayton, co- author of a new book…

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Jan 21, '17

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa January Field Trip

Terra Ceia Preserve State Park, Manatee County

Observe habitat conversion (uplands to mangroves) in this newly restored state park. Co-led by Tonya Clayton and Park Specialist Tracy Telatyck.

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Jan 22, '17

6:30 pm

Council

Council Meeting

Online: GoToMeeting

A regular (online) meeting of the Council of Chapters. Council Representatives will receive an invitation to the meeting (with a link that connects to GoToMeeting online). Invitations are sent to the…

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Jan 28, '17

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Jelks Preserve

3200 N River Rd, Venice, FL 34292.  Sarasota Co Naturalist, Nancy Edmonson, will be joining us for this excursion.

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Feb 02, '17

7:00 pm

Magnolia

James Cooper - Soils

1024 King Bldg., 319 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL

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Feb 10, '17

4:00 pm

FNPS

Annual Retreat - Board and Council of Chapters

Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park

The FNPS annual retreat will be held all day Saturday, February 11th and Sunday morning February 12th. Check in will be 4:00 pm on Friday, February 10th and there will beiInformal get togethers on Friday…

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Feb 13, '17

6:00 pm

Conradina

History of South Beaches in Brevard County

Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Ave., Melbourne, FL

Barbara Arthur will be our speaker.
5:30 P.M. refreshments, 6:00 P.M. meeting.

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Feb 14, '17

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Monthly Meeting

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood

“A Walk…...”  by Denny Girard and Al Squires.  This is another edition of the “Denny and Al Show.” 

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Feb 20, '17

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa February General Meeting: Mangroves in the Forefront of Change

To be determined

Dr. Brad Oberle, an assistant professor of biology at New College, whose research centers around the relationship of climate change to plant diversity, will focus on changes in the mangrove forest, as…

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Feb 25, '17

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Caloosahatchee Regional Park

19130 N River Rd, Alva, FL 33920      Parking Lot #2(Rt 78)

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Mar 02, '17

5:30 pm

SweetBay

Presentation: Native Plants at 7 Pines Nursery

Science and Discovery Center, Panama City

Come hear from Dara Dobson, owner of 7 Pines Native Nursery in Defuniak Springs.  She’ll tell us avout the native plants they sell in their nursery. She will also be bring plants for sale. A field…

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Mar 02, '17

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Dr. Anderson - Singapore Botanical Garden

1024 King Bldg., 319 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL

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Mar 05, '17

6:30 pm

Council

Council Meeting

Online: GoToMeeting

A regular (online) meeting of the Council of Chapters. Council Representatives will receive an invitation to the meeting (with a link that connects to GoToMeeting online). Invitations are sent to the…

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Mar 11, '17

9:30 am

Mangrove

Special Event

Cedar Point Environmental Park, 2300 Placida Rd, Englewood, FL

Annual “Plant Native Day”  This year’s theme is Fire Wise.”

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Mar 14, '17

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Monthly Meeting

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood

“Preserving Wild Florida” by Mary Lundberg

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Mar 20, '17

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa February Field Trip

Soldier’s Hole, Fort De Soto, Pinellas County

Led by Tom Heitzman and Richard Beaupre, we’ll explore this portion of Fort De Soto Park known for its mangroves and take a walk along Tampa Bay.

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Mar 20, '17

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa March General Meeting: Rare Plants & Restoration at Little Manatee River State Park

To be determined

What makes a state park unique? Kate Smithson will tell us what distinguishes Little Manatee River State Park from the others.

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Mar 25, '17

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Myakka State Forest

2000 S River Rd, Englewood, FL

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Mar 25, '17

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa March Field Trip

Little Manatee River State Park, Hillsborough County

Don’t miss this opportunity to see spectacular fringe trees in bloom! Park Specialist Kate Smithson will lead us on a walk on the Oxbow Trail along the river to see fringe trees plus we’ll explore…

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Apr 06, '17

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Nia Wellendorf - Aquatic Plants

1024 King Bldg., 319 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL

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Apr 08, '17

9:00 am

Serenoa

Spring Wildflower Festival and Plant Sale

Sweet Bay Nursery, Manatee County

http://www.sweetbaynursery.com Volunteers Needed!

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Apr 11, '17

7:00 pm

Mangrove

Monthly Meeting

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood

“Wild Curb Appeal” by Thomas Becker

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Apr 17, '17

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa April General Meeting: Plants for a Spring Garden

To be determined

Dr. George Rogers, a professor at Palm Beach State College and wildflower blogger extraordinaire, (https://treasurecoastnatives.wordpress.com/) will talk about spring blooms including plants that might…

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Apr 22, '17

10:00 am

Serenoa

Earth Day

Oscar Scherer State Park, Sarasota County

Exhibits, plant sale, music, food, and guided walks in the park, from 10 am to 4 pm.

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Apr 23, '17

6:30 pm

Council

Council Meeting

Online: GoToMeeting

A regular (online) meeting of the Council of Chapters. Council Representatives will receive an invitation to the meeting (with a link that connects to GoToMeeting online). Invitations are sent to the…

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Apr 29, '17

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Shamrock Park

3900 Shamrock Dr, Venice, FL, 34952

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May 04, '17

7:00 pm

Magnolia

Scott Davis - Milkweeds

1024 King Bldg., 319 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL

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May 09, '17

6:00 pm

Mangrove

Annual Meeting & Election of Officers

Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood

Bring a covered dish and your own place setting.

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May 13, '17

9:00 am

Serenoa

Serenoa May Field Trip

Felts Preserve, Manatee County

It’s where the birds are! Plus an ample selection of spring wildflowers.

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May 15, '17

7:00 pm

Serenoa

Serenoa May General Meeting: Gardening is for the Birds Nancy West

To be determined

Plant and they will come! Nancy West will focus on the attraction, care and feeding of birds in the urban/suburban garden. Beautifully illustrated by Nancy and Anita West.

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May 18, '17

12:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Conference

River Ranch

Field trips, FNPS BOD mtg, Council of Chapters mtg

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May 19, '17

12:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Conference

River Ranch

Programs

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May 20, '17

12:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Conference

River Ranch

Conference and annual meeting of the membership

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May 21, '17

12:00 am

FNPS

FNPS Conference

River Ranch

Field trips

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May 27, '17

9:00 am

Mangrove

Field Trip

Don Pedro State Park-Landside

8450 Placida Rd, Cape Haze, FL 33946

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