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Events


Trek Ten Trails

Hosted by: Friends of the Parks

Ongoing. At your own pace. 

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Heartland CISMA Summer Webinar Series

Hosted by: Heartland CISMA and Polk County Extension. Registration Required.

Fourth Wednesday of the Month starting in June. Starts at 4:00pm. 

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Wild Sarasota: Ethereal Epiphytes

Hosted by: UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County. Registration Required.

September 8, 2021. Starts at 2:00 pm 

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Florida Snakes

Hosted by: UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County. Registration Required.

September 16, 2021. Starts at 9:00 am

yellow rat snake with tongue out


7 Rivers Water Festival

Hosted by: Polk County Utilities. Registration Required.

September 18, 2021. Starts at 10:00 am

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Dirt Days: Worms and Vermiculture

Hosted by: Polk's Nature Discovery Center. Registration Required.

October 2, 2021. Starts at 10:00 am

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Lakeland Cardboard Boat Challenge & Lakeshore Festival 

Hosted by: Lakes Education/Action Drive. Registration Required.

October 9, 2021. Starts at 8:30 am

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Florida Birding and Nature Festival

Hosted by: Florida Birding and Nature Festival. Registration Required.

October 15-17, 2021. Starts at 7:00 am

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Dirt Days: Owls

Hosted by: Polk's Nature Discovery Center. Registration Required.

December 11, 2021. Starts at 10:00 am

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