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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/01/2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

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Native Plant Day Giveaway, Plant Identification, Talk on Native Plants to Attract Butterflies and Birds, Nature Walks, Children’s Activities & more! This year’s annual event will include two butterfly garden tours and a children’s nature walk.

Native Plant Day Earth DaySponsored by Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park and John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

For more information, please call Elena Muratori at (305) 451-1202

Website – John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

Schedule of Programs:

9:00 a.m.        Event commences: booths open, plant giveaway, information & plant identification, children’s activities

The following programs meet at the Visitor Center and Aquarium Building:

9:30 –  10:15 a.m.         “Restoring Paradise for Butterflies and Birds in Your Own Back Yard” (attendees receive one butterfly plant per Keys’ household), Talk by Susan Kolterman, Florida Park Service Volunteer

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.         Butterfly Garden Tour, Led by Susan Kolterman, Florida Park Service Volunteer

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.         Tropical Hardwood Hammock Nature Walk, Led by Susan Matthews, Florida Park Service Volunteer

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.         Children’s Nature Walk (must be accompanied by parent or adult), Led by Lindsey Crews, Florida Park Service Ranger

11:30 – 12:15 p.m.         Butterfly Garden Tour, Led by Susan Matthews, Florida Park Service Volunteer

11:30 – 12:15 p.m.         Tropical Hardwood Hammock Nature Walk, Led by Dan Szopinski, Florida Park Service Ranger

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