March 23rd – Sustainable Community Summit (8:30am – 1:30pm) – An interactive day to learn about electric vehicles, waste reduction, vegetable gardening, and so much more! Advanced registration is required. Click here for more info.
MARCH 28th – EcoCitizen Boot Camp (Thursday 4:30 – 6pm) – This free professional development opportunity was created specifically for teachers but the public is welcome to attend as well. Come out and learn about iNaturalist and other great citizen science opportunities for your classroom and beyond…Registration is required. Click here for more info.
MARCH 28th – WFSU’s Perspectives (Thursday 11am – 12pm) – Live, listener call-in program hosted by WFSU’s Tom Flanigan. Join us by listening to the program (88.9 WFSU-FM) and learn all about citizen science opportunities in our area.
APRIL 7th – Open House at Rowlett’s Creek Preserve – Click here for more info
APRIL 13th – Bike Dipnetting (Saturday 12:30 – 2pm) – Ever ride the Munson Bike Trail and wonder about those small wetlands you see? Interested in learning about the amazing biodiversity and unique species that depend on those small wetlands? Join us for a unique experience, something new we call Bike Dipnetting. See our Facebook Event for details (you don’t have to have a Facebook account to see any of our content).
APRIL 24th – Wetland Trash Clean-Up (Wednesday 2 – 5pm) – We are partnering with the FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission and US Forest Service to collect litter in a portion of the Apalachicola National Forest. We will be working around ephemeral wetlands, which are important habitat for amphibians and other species. Last year we collect almost 1500 lbs of trash!
APRIL 27th – EcoCitizen Day: A City Nature Challenge Event – This is part of the City Nature Challenge, which runs from April 26-29. We’re competing with over 100 cities around the world to see who can observe the most species using iNaturalist. See our Facebook Event or this website for details.
APRIL 29th – May 1st (Monday – Wednesday, 8pm – 9pm) – PBS’s America Spring Live viewing parties. More details to come!