Calendar of Events


Dipnetting Days

Monthly training event/refresher for participants in our Adopt a Pond program, but also a way for the general public to come out just to learn about wetlands and amphibians. This program is free but registration is required.

Saturday, March 23rd 10am – 12pm

Sunday, April 28th 10am – 12pm


Wildflower Wonderland Tours

Come see some bodacious blooms at our Apalachicola Lowlands Preserve during the peak of spring wildflower season – April. We will hike all over the preserve for a total of about 3 miles and rack up as many wildflower species as we can handle in a half day. Rare, endemic species, as well as all the common delights of the longleaf pine mesic flatwoods in springtime. Details when you register. All proceeds to helping us manage the biodiversity of our spectacular preserve.


Secrets of the Wacissa

Paddling adventure down the legendarily wild Slave Canal of the lower Wacissa River. Guided by CPI president Ryan Means. Ryan will share with you his extensive natural history knowledge of this pristine first magnitude spring paradise. All inclusive adventure. Proceeds go towards our efforts to preserve the biodiversity of the southeastern Coastal Plain. Details provided when you register.

Saturday April 27, 2024


Secrets of the Wacissa

Paddling adventure down the legendarily wild Slave Canal of the lower Wacissa River. Guided by CPI president Ryan Means. Ryan will share with you his extensive natural history knowledge of this pristine first magnitude spring paradise. All inclusive adventure. Proceeds go towards our efforts to preserve the biodiversity of the southeastern Coastal Plain. Details provided when you register.

Sunday April 28, 2024


Secrets of the Econfina

Paddling adventure down the wild and remote, seldom ever paddled Econfina River of Taylor County. Guided by CPI president Ryan Means. Ryan is eager to share with you his extensive natural history knowledge of this blackwater river wilderness corridor. This trip is not for the faint of heart. All inclusive adventure. Proceeds go towards our efforts to preserve the biodiversity of the southeastern Coastal Plain. Details provided when you register.