Environmental

E.g., October 17, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Saltwater Fishing Clinics 101

5 Wednesdays Oct. 17 – Nov. 14, 9 - 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

Five lessons are offered over five weeks in this series of free clinics on saltwater fishing.

Afternoon Insight: Sea Turtles

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 3 - 4 p.m.
Free Event

Visitors can learn all about sea turtles at this free Afternoon Insight event at the GTM's Visitor Center.

Owl Prowl at Alpine Groves Park

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 6:45 to 9:15 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Enjoy the sunset along the St. Johns River and learn all about the creatures of the night, including resident owls.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Owl Prowl at Vaill Point

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 6:45 - 9:15 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
804 Christina Dr.
Free Event

Learn all about the residents owls and other creatures of the nights on this free guided walk with the St. Johns County Naturalist.

A Night Under the Stars

Thursday, October 18, 2018 | 8 – 10 p.m.

Experience the mystery of the stars, and learn about their mythology and the most recent scientific discoveries.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Coffee with a Ranger

Friday, October 19, 2018 | 8 – 9 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Learn all about what it takes to be a park ranger at the Coffee with a Ranger event at Anastasia State Park.

Owl and Sunset Symphony

Friday, October 19, 2018 | 6:45 to 9:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Enjoy nature's symphony at sunset along the St. Johns River at Beluthahatchee Park.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Let's Talk Turtle

Thursday., October 20, 2018 | 1 – 2 p.m.
(904) 461-2033

Guests can learn all about sea turtles, from species specifics and behavior to the dangers they encounter in our oceans, at this presentation at Anastasia State Park.

Sunset Paddle

Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and learn more about the flora and fauna of the estuary.

Owl Prowl at Canopy Shores

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 6:45 to 9:15 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
800 Christina Dr.
Free Event

Learn all about the resident owls and other creatures of the nights on this free guided walk through Canopy Shores with the St. Johns County Naturalist.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Bird Walk at Anastasia State Park

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Bird watchers and nature lovers are invited to join this guided bird walk at Anastasia State Park.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Saltwater Fishing Clinics 101

5 Wednesdays Oct. 17 – Nov. 14, 9 - 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

Five lessons are offered over five weeks in this series of free clinics on saltwater fishing.

Sunset and Full Moon Paddle on Salt Run

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and enjoy the view as the sun sets and the full moon rises.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

Thurs.–Sun., October 11–14 & 25–28, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

Thurs.–Sun., October 11–14 & 25–28, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.

Saltwater Fishing 102

Friday, October 26, 2018, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents an intermediate saltwater fishing workshop that includes basic cast netting and tips for targeting redfish.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

Thurs.–Sun., October 11–14 & 25–28, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.

Fourth Saturdays Family Seining

9:00 - 11:00 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.
Free Event

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.

A Look Into the Historical Old Spanish Quarry

Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Participants can learn all about the coquina that was quarried here and how it influenced the architecture and history of St. Augustine.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

Thurs.–Sun., October 11–14 & 25–28, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Jaws of the Sea

October 2, 4, 16, and 30, 2018 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Everything you ever wanted to know about sharks, and an opportunity to find some shark teeth for your collection!

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Saltwater Fishing Clinics 101

5 Wednesdays Oct. 17 – Nov. 14, 9 - 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

Five lessons are offered over five weeks in this series of free clinics on saltwater fishing.

Spooky Sunset Paddle

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 | 5 – 7 p.m.

This Halloween, take a sunset kayak tour that focuses on the "magical" properties of the landscape as seen by the area's Native Americans.

Friday, November 2, 2018

First Friday Garden Walk

First Friday of every month, 10 a.m.
(386) 446-6783

Take a guided walk through beautiful Washington Oaks and learn about the history of the park's formal gardens.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to participate in this scenic walk through the Guana Peninsula in Ponte Vedra Beach.