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Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center - April Events
Date:  4/2/2016
ArticleType:  St. Pete News

 

Weedon Island Preserve - April Events

We have some great events coming soon! Please share this information with everyone you think would be interested.

Saturdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

9 a.m. to noon

Sustainable Floridians [SM]: UF/IFAS Extension is offering a seven week discussion-to-action certificate course that explores green strategies and behaviors. $75 per person. Preregistration required. To register visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sustainable-floridians-sm-april-2016-tickets-19955830426. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Saturdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

9 to 11 a.m.

Weedon Island Guided Hike: Participants can learn about the ecosystems and the early residents of Weedon Island.  Free. Pre-registration required. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

First & Third Thursdays, April 7, 21

9 to 11 a.m.

Weedon Walkabout: Hike through coastal mangrove and upland ecosystems of the preserve and learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve. Free. Pre-registration required. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Thursday, April 7

6:45 to 8:15 p.m.

Salty Topics:  Marine Ornamental Aquaculture at the University of Florida: Current research being conducted at the University of Florida’s Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory to develop captive rearing methods for numerous species of marine ornamental fish. Free. Pre-registration requested. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Fridays, April 8, 22

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Master Gardener Lawn and Garden Help Desk: UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County Master Gardeners provide solutions for all types of questions concerning garden, lawn and landscape care. Free. Pre-registration required. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Friday, April 8

8 to 10 a.m.

Great Weedon Bird Quest: Participants will learn the identifying marks and behaviors of our year-round feathered residents and seasonal visitors. Free. Pre-registration required. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Saturday, April 16

10 a.m. to noon

This or That?: This program will provide an introduction to some of Florida's easily mistaken species. Participants will learn how to quickly tell two similar plants or animals apart. Free. Pre-registration required. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Thursday, April 21

7 to 8 p.m.

Archaeology Lecture Series: This program will discuss the rare objects that were recovered from the 2013 underwater archaeological investigations at the Chassahowitzka Headsprings in Citrus County. Free. Pre-registration required. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Friday, April 22

10 a.m. to noon

Volunteer Archaeology Lab: Citizens of all ages can join the Florida Public Archaeology Network to gain knowledge of the methods archaeologists use and recreate the technologies of Florida’s early residents. Free. Pre-registration required. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Saturday, April 23

10 a.m. to noon

Archaeology Works – Pottery: Participants will learn to identify different prehistoric pottery types from around Florida and the ways archaeologists use them to learn about people in the past. Free. Pre-registration required. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Thursday, April 26

6 to 7 p.m.

Bright Futures Ranger Naturalist Program Overview: High school students (ages 15-18) will work with faculty and staff to develop an enjoyable and meaningful volunteer experience. Free. Pre-registration requeted. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Saturday, April 30

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Rainwater Harvesting Workshop: During this 60-minute program, participants will learn the basics of how to conserve water in their landscape and how to build and care for a rain barrel. Free program. Pre-registration required. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

8:45 a.m. to noon 

Paddle the Preserve: Nature Writing with Keep St. Pete Lit: Join Libby Carnahan, UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County Florida Sea Grant Agent, and Maureen McDole, Keep St. Pete Lit, for a 3-hour guided literary canoe experience at Weedon Island Preserve. The program will include nature literature readings, sensory exercises, and on-the-water writing activities. Program intended for high school/adult audience. No writing experience necessary. Pre-registration required. Prices vary. For more information call 727-453-6500. To register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/weedon-island-preserve-cultural-and-natural-history-center-pinellas-county-extension-1250121017. Weedon Island Preserve is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL  33702. Visit  www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center

For more information call (727) 453-6500 or www.weedonislandpreserve.org.

Register for our programs and hikes at Weedon Island Preserve Events.

The Center is located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33702.

Center Hours: Wed – Sun 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Closed Holidays

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