Take a hike. A NIGHT HIKE in Broward county this month.
Explore the differrent South Florida eco-systems during the night and see what creatures you stumble upon. Best for older children but is open to all ages. Fees: $5/person per hike. Space is limited and preregistration is required for most of these hikes.
Wed., 20 - 8 p.m. - Pineland at Night Hike
3600 S. University Dr., Miramar, FL 33025
Call the park office, 954-357-8776
Do Your Part.
Show the kids how to pitch in to keep the environment around us clean for all to enjoy. Join in on a Waterway cleanup or Beach cleanup near you or clean the neighborhood around you! Teach the kids about recycling or find some cute ideas for ways to reuse packaging for crafts with the kids. Check out some of these neat ones on Pinterest.
Attend an Earth Day Event.
Great American Clean Up in Delray Beach
Party for the Planet at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society
Daggerwing Earth Day in Boca Raton
Earth Day Lake Worth
Earth Day at Tradewinds Park
Earth Fest in Coral Springs
Spring Fest in Deerfield Beach
Baynanza in Miami
Annual Miami River Day
Celebrate Earth Eco Fair in Doral
Party for the Planet at Zoo Miami
Earth Day Festival at Pinecrest Gardens in Miami
Explore South Florida Nature on your own.
For a low key observance of Earth Day, grab some water and your walking shoes and take a hike through SFL scrub areas so kids can see what Florida looked like before it was developed. Curious about native plants? Be sure to make a trip to the stunning (and FREE) Mounts Botanical Gardens a true hidden gem in West Palm Beach. Visit a nature center to interact with exhibits about animals, plants and eco systems of this area. Check out our article about some of the BEST Trails to do with Children.
The River Center in Jupiter
Daggerwing Nature Center in Boca Raton
Okeeheelee Nature Center in Wellington area
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton
Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno
Green Cay Wetlands in Delray Beach
Loxahatchee National Wildlife Rescue in Boynton Beach
Sandoway Nature Center in Delray Beach
Bill Sadowski Nature Center in Miami
Castellow Hammock Nature Center in Miami
Anne Kolb Nature Center in Hollywood
Secret Woods Nature Center in Dania Beach
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
Crane Point Museum and Nature Center in Marathon (FL Keys)
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservancy in Key West
Long Key Nature Center in the FL Keys
Florida Keys Wild Bird Center in Tavernier