Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife will be celebrating Earth Day at two events this weekend and you’re invited.
Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide on April 22nd, with various events that demonstrate support for environmental protection. Owl’s Nest mission has always been to protect and conserve native Florida wildlife and we are proud to be part of these celebrations with the opportunity to educate others on what they can do to make a difference.
First join us at Honeymoon Island State Park, Dunedin on Saturday, April 21st from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm for Island Earth Days.
This event features live animals and birds of prey presentations, it will be an exciting part of the day and Owl’s Nest is proud to be a part of it all. Great food and drink vendors, including beer and wine, live music and entertainment, kayak competitions, island eco tours, children’s crafts & activities with new seine netting, environmental education which showcases the islands, alternative & Clean energy booths and more. Nature programs will be featured in the Osprey Village, an area within the festival, the focus will be to enhance the awareness of our local natural environment and teach everyone to take part in protecting our precious resources.
Honeymoon Island State Park is located in Dunedin, Florida on the Gulf of Mexico, immediately north of Clearwater Beach. It is accessable from the Causeway Blvd., off of US Alt. 19 on the north side of the city of Dunedin. Fees: An $8.00 donation per vehicle at the gate includes free parking. – Up to 8 people per vehicle. Pet Friendly: Pets permitted on 6′ hand-held leash. The event is located in the shady picnic area next to the beach and the wooded hiking trails.
Wanting even more Earth Day events, find us Sunday, April 22nd at Lowry Park Bandshell, Tampa 11:00 to 4:00pm for the 9th Annual Eco Fest 2018.
Everyone is welcome at this community event organized by Learning Gate Community School, the City of Tampa and USF Health to celebrate the many businesses, organizations, and individuals in the Tampa Bay area dedicated to the principles of sustainability – Ecology, Equity and Economy. Owl’s Nest will be there to inspire others to take care of our planet and our native wildlife.
There will be live music, workshops, demonstrations, informational booths, green living products and services. Some local artists, green businesses, environmental organizations, alternative health practitioners, renewable energy specialists, organic farms and gardens with produce will be in attendance.
Located at Lowry Park Riverfront, 7525 N. Boulevard, Tampa, Florida 33604. Admission to the event is free.
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If you happen to find any wildlife in trouble, please report it to Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife, a Federally and State Permitted Rehabilitation & Non-Profit Organization. The fastest way to reach us is by texting (813) 598-5926 and we will dispatch a volunteer as soon as possible.
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