Sunday, October 21, 2007

Holiday Open House, Saturday, Dec. 1, 9am-2pm

Holiday Open House, Saturday, Dec. 1, 9am-2pm

Schedule of Activities:
9 am: Birding Walk – We are site #111 in the West section of the Great Florida Birding Trail.
9:30 am: * Wildlife in my Yard– an introduction to a new Citizen Science program.
10 am: Native Plants – Learn about native plants for the home landscape.
10:30 am: * Native American Camp— learn how early inhabitants used natural resources.
11 am: * Butterfly walk- ID exhibit and workshop in "Butterfly Habitat" gazebo.
11:30am: Camp Bayou Nature Writers Group- Introduced by D. Alvarez PhD, Beautyberry Books
Noon: Holiday BBQ- Annual fundraiser, Vegetarian items available. $10/person
12:30 pm: Highlight Cart Tours– 20 min tours on 7 passenger cart continuous from 12:30—1:30pm.
1 pm: * Aquatic Explorations – Join our naturalist to net critters in the river.
** Family- friendly, hands on activities
On-going throughout the day:
- Fossil Museum open
- Fossil pit dig (for small fee)
- Nature Center open
- 3 trails through varied habitats
- Guided walks every hour
- Canoe launch open
- Friends of Ucita
- Native plants for sale
- Butterfly Habitat with Eagle Audubon Society

Dolly Cummings
The Nature Center at the
Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center
located at the south end of 24th St SE
in Ruskin, FL 33570
Office: (813)641-8545
Fax: (813) 642 6155
Camp Bayou is a partnership between the
Ruskin Community Development Foundation and
Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation.

"Just living is not enough... One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower."
Hans Christian Anderson

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