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Fall 2019 Class Series | Pelican Group
Sep
27
9:30 AM09:30

Fall 2019 Class Series | Pelican Group

* FOR PEC MEMBERS * | Join Saltwater Studies for a fun, interactive biblically-based class series that discusses topics such as jellies, crabs, snails, clams, sea shell identification and octopuses! This class series includes four sessions and will meet once a month on Friday mornings. Each class incorporates a discussion on the monthly topic as well as a hands-on beach or water activity.

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West Coast Field Day | Second Session
Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

West Coast Field Day | Second Session

Join Saltwater Studies for a fun, interactive, biblically-based day at the beach in Naples, Florida! Our activities for the day will include a shark dissection laboratory in the morning and a beach walk in the afternoon following lunch. For the shark dissection students will work in groups of three to four to dissect a single shark.

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West Coast Field Day
Oct
22
10:00 AM10:00

West Coast Field Day

Join Saltwater Studies for a fun, interactive, biblically-based day at the beach in Naples, Florida! Our activities for the day will include a shark dissection laboratory in the morning and a beach walk in the afternoon following lunch. For the shark dissection students will work in groups of three to four to dissect a single shark.

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Mangrove Kayak
Oct
28
9:00 AM09:00

Mangrove Kayak

Participants will be led on a guided kayak through Whiskey Creek in Dania Beach. This is a sheltered waterway lined by mangroves that provides a great opportunity to see a variety of marine life. This is a great location to kayak during the winter months as manatees are frequently seen in the area due to the proximity to the FPL’s warm water discharge on the west side of the nearby Intracoastal Waterway. 

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Mangrove Hike & Kayak
Oct
29
9:00 AM09:00

Mangrove Hike & Kayak

Participants will be led on a guided hike through a mangrove forest where they will be given a biblical overview of the mangrove ecosystem. Chasing mangrove crabs, licking salt off mangrove leaves, listening to snapping shrimp “pop” their warnings and spotting various fish hiding in the mangrove roots are all highlights of this portion of the field trip. Following the hike, participants will be led on a guided 1.5 hour kayak through the mangroves to offer them a water-based viewpoint.

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Blowing Rocks Beach Walk
Nov
22
9:30 AM09:30

Blowing Rocks Beach Walk

Blowing Rocks Preserve is a conservation area maintained by The Nature Conservancy. It is the longest stretch of limestone shoreline on the Atlantic Coast in the United States. Seawater has eroded tunnels in the rocks that funnel water into shooting plumes at high tide. Depending on the tide levels, these plumes can reach up to 50 feet tall! The rocks also provide a habitat for a variety of shoreline creatures, giving a great opportunity to explore this shoreline’s nooks, crannies and tide pools in search of marine life.

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Sea Shell Collection & Identification Tour
Nov
30
9:00 AM09:00

Sea Shell Collection & Identification Tour

Participants will be led on a beach walk to collect shells on beautiful Tigertail Beach in Marco Island. Known for its white sand beaches and stunning turquoise water as well as its abundance of marine life, this beach is a must-see hot spot of the Florida West Coast. This is a biblically-based tour so discussion will include both biological information as well as how we can see the character of God in Creation.

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Mangrove Hike & Kayak
Dec
16
9:00 AM09:00

Mangrove Hike & Kayak

Participants will be led on a guided hike through a mangrove forest where they will be given a biblical overview of the mangrove ecosystem. Chasing mangrove crabs, licking salt off mangrove leaves, listening to snapping shrimp “pop” their warnings and spotting various fish hiding in the mangrove roots are all highlights of this portion of the field trip. Following the hike, participants will be led on a guided 1.5 hour kayak through the mangroves to offer them a water-based viewpoint.

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Mangrove Kayak
Dec
17
10:00 AM10:00

Mangrove Kayak

Participants will be led on a guided kayak through Whiskey Creek in Dania Beach. This is a sheltered waterway lined by mangroves that provides a great opportunity to see a variety of marine life. This is a great location to kayak during the winter months as manatees are frequently seen in the area due to the proximity to the FPL’s warm water discharge on the west side of the nearby Intracoastal Waterway. 

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Coral Cove Beach Walk
Dec
20
9:00 AM09:00

Coral Cove Beach Walk

This field trip includes a beach walk at Coral Cove Park on Jupiter Island. In addition to a sandy beach, Coral Cove Park also includes an Anastasia limestone formation which has been eroded by the waves. The rocky shoreline includes opportunities to search for marine life in the tide pools and collect numerous sea shells. This is a biblically-based event so discussion will include both biological information as well as how we can see the character of God in Creation.

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Fall 2019 Class Series | Penguin Group
Sep
11
9:30 AM09:30

Fall 2019 Class Series | Penguin Group

Join Saltwater Studies for a fun, interactive biblically-based class series that discusses topics such as jellies, crabs, snails, clams, sea shell identification and octopuses! This class series includes four sessions and will meet once a month on Wednesday mornings. Each class incorporates a discussion on the monthly topic as well as a hands-on beach or water activity.

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Fall 2019 Class Series | Bluefin Tuna Group
Sep
1
9:30 AM09:30

Fall 2019 Class Series | Bluefin Tuna Group

Join Saltwater Studies for a fun, interactive biblically-based class series that discusses topics such as jellies, echinoderms (sea stars, sea urchins, sand dollars etc.) and crabs! This class series includes three sessions and will meet once a month on Monday mornings. Each class incorporates a discussion on the monthly topic as well as a hands-on beach or water activity.

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