Enchanted Forest Sanctuary To Host Plethora of Events In February
By Space Coast Daily // February 2, 2016
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – An exciting month is planned at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary.
Please join us for one of the many programs and events we are offering.
All events are free. The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary is located at 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville.
Every Saturday at 10 a.m – Guided Walk
Enjoy a 45-minute guided hike. Please bring hat, water and walking shoes. No reservations needed, unless you are a group of 5 or more.
Sanctuary School – Wilderness Survival
Wednesday, Feb. 3
1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Homeschoolers ages 6-10 and their families will learn about wild edibles, where to find water, wilderness navigation, and more on how to survive in the Florida wild! Spots limited. Please call (321) 264-5185 to register.
FLS Kayak Tour:
Saturday, Feb. 6;
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Enjoy a free kayak tour of Fox Lake Sanctuary. Please meet at the Fox Lake Park boat ramp at 7:30 a.m. Guests may bring their own kayak/canoe or a limited number of kayaks are available. Please RSVP by Thursday, Feb. 3 by calling (321) 264-5185. Don’t forget water and sunscreen!
Nocturnal Nature Hike:
Saturday, Feb. 6
6:15 p.m.– 8:15 p.m.
Whhoooo… is ready for a nocturnal adventure? Join our Naturalists on a free night of discovery and exploration into the world of nocturnal critters! Spots limited.
Call (321) 264-5185. Please wear closed-toed shoes, pants, and bring a flashlight.
Saturday, Feb. 6, 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 10 a.m.
The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary is looking for dynamic individuals with a passion for the environment! Come learn about the various volunteer opportunities.
Nature Time for 2-3 year olds:
10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
January’s theme is Rocks and Soils! We will read a story and do hands-on activities to explore dirt and the creatures that live in it! Spots limited. Please call (321) 264-5185 to register.
Yoga in Nature:
Saturday, Feb 13
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Enjoy a traditional yoga class for all levels on the screened porch. Wear loose fitting clothes and do not eat an hour before class. Please bring water and a mat if you have one. Please call (321) 264-5185 to register.
Lunch with Nature – “Florida Grasshopper Sparrows”:
Wednesday, Feb. 17
Noon – 1 p.m.
Bring a packed lunch and enjoy a special presentation on the endangered Florida Grasshopper Sparrow by retired USDA-NRCS Rangeland Ecologist, Greg Hendricks.
Friends of the Enchanted Forest Meeting– “Everglades Restoration”:
Thursday, Feb. 18
Enjoy a presentation by Thomas W. Dreschel, Ph.D. of the South Florida Water Management District and Senior Supervising Environmental Scientist of the Everglades Division. He will be discussing the current state of restoration projects in the Everglades. Light refreshments an short business meeting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the presentation.
Saturday, Feb. 20
9 a.m.- 11 a.m.
All levels of photographers welcome. View photographs and learn helpful tips. This program is free and reservations are not required.
Reptile & Snake Presentation:
Saturday, Feb. 20
2 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Learn about some of the Enchanted Forest’s reptile residents and meet a red rat snake!
Forest Funday – Invasive Exotics:
Sunday, Feb. 21
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
In honor of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, children and families are invited to learn about the invasive exotic species that threaten our native habitats in Florida between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. This includes species like Brazilian pepper, air potato, Mexican bromeliad weevil, and the Cuban tree frog.
FNPSSea Rocket Chapter Meeting – “FNPS – How it Works”
Wednesday, Feb. 24
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a presentation by Anne Cox, President of the FNPS. She will discuss how the Florida Native Plant Society works to educate the public on the importance of native plants and discuss the functions of the members and board members. Light refreshments served at 6:30 p.m., meeting and presentation will start at 7 p.m.
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ABOVE MAP: The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary is located at 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville.