ERD Weekly Nature Hikes Return To Local Preserves
- Saturday, Dec. 14 from 8 – 10 a.m. – Birding at D.J. Wilcox, 300 Michigan St., Fort Pierce. No experience required. Bring binoculars/camera and join us for a leisurely hike through one of the county's premier birding sites.
- Saturday, Dec. 21 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. – Children’s Program: Slither, Squirm and Crawl: How Animals Move at Sweetwater Hammock, 4100 S. 25th St., Fort Pierce. Take a break from all that shopping and come have some fun outdoors. Children ages 3-8 will enjoy this silly, role-play program, followed by a short hike through the hammock.
Programs are free, but space is limited. Register online at signupgenius.com. For more information, contact Wren Underwood at 772 971-5611 or wrenunderwood.com.
These hikes are geared toward ages 13 and older, unless otherwise noted. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Proper footwear and water are required for all programs. Please leave pets at home.
Purchased through a voter-approved bond referendum, St. Lucie County manages more than two dozen preserves that are open to the public for passive recreation. For more information about St. Lucie County’s Environmentally Significant Lands visit: www.stlucieco.gov/erd. For a list of all St. Lucie County parks and preserves visit the interactive map at http://gis.stlucieco.gov/parkspreserves.