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Upcoming Boyd Hill Workshops Focus on Ecology, Environmental Arts
Date:  2/1/2017
ArticleType:  Member News

CONTACT: Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 727-893-7326

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UPCOMING BOYD HILL WORKSHOPS FOCUS ON ECOLOGY, ENVIRONMENTAL ARTS

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (February 1, 2017) - Get back to nature this winter with arts and crafts, stories, and outdoor hikes at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S.

Nature's Elements - Learn about ecology with crafts, live animals, stories and songs in the classroom and on the trails as Amalia Fernand takes kids on an adventure at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S., on Saturday, February 18, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $10. Ages 3 to 6. For more information, contact 727-893-7326 or visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill.html.

Nature's Explorers - Go on an adventure with Amalia Fernand as she guides hands-on projects in the classroom and out on the trails at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S., on Saturday, February 18, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Ecology lessons are geared towards ages 7 to 11. $10. For more information, contact 727-893-7326 or visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill.html.

The Great Florida Wildlife Corridor Challenge - Create a wildlife corridor and help protect Florida's animals at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S., on Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 10 a.m. to noon. Obstacles will be at every turn, so teams must think creatively to maintain and build their wildlife corridors. Space is limited, register now. Ages 5-10. $5. For more information, contact 727-893-7326 or visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill.html.

Block Printing - Artists throughout the ages have been inspired by nature. Try something new and create a block print using nature as your guide at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S., on Saturday, April 15, 2017, from 10 a.m. to noon. Beginners welcome. Ages 18 and up. $20. Preregistration required. For more information, contact 727-893-7326 or visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill.html.

Upcycling REMAKE Market - Learn from local artists on how to refashion an oversized T-shirt at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S., on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring a T-shirt to transform, and we'll supply the rest of the materials. Ages 7-18. $5. Preregistration required. For more information, contact 727-893-7326 or visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill.html.

Earth Day Zine Workshop - Bring a friend and learn how to create your own zines at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S., on Saturday, April 22, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Look through several examples for inspiration, and express yourself in an eco-friendly way. Supplies are provided, but please feel free to bring any magazines and art supplies you may have. $5. Ages 12 and up. For more information, contact 727-893-7326 or visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill.html.

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