"Artwork Applicable to Our Native Environment" Presented by Titusville Art League
1 June - 30 July
The Titusville Art League is celebrating 50 years of bringing art to Titusville residents and the surrounding communities. View a collection of art work depicting our natural environment in oils, acrylics, water colors, pastels, and mixed media to help celebrate their 50th anniversary!
July 2, 9, 23 & 30 from 1 pm to 3 pm
Join volunteers at the Manatee Observation Deck between 1 pm and 3 pm to learn about the endangered manatee and possibly observe one in the wild. This program is weather dependent. The obervation deck is located on SR 3 at Haulover Canal. No reservations needed; just show up at the site between 1 pm and 3 pm.
Butterfly Survey - Volunteers Needed
Saturday, July 5 at 9 am
Volunteers and refuge staff will participate in a survey to identify butterflies in several habitats for the Butterfly Monitoring Network and the North American Butterfly Count. No experience necessary. Bring water, snack and insect repellant. Call 321-861-5601 for information and to make reservations.
Nature Driving Tour
July 5, 12, 19, and 26
Saturdays at 10 am
Join a refuge volunteer for a guided three hour driving tour in the refuge shuttle bus to learn about refuge wildlife, plants and resource management. Take a ride on Black Point Wildlife Drive, visit the Manatee Observation Deck and look for Florida Scrub Jays. Call 321-861-5601 for reservations.
All About Alligators
Thursday, June 19 at 1 pm
Learn about the natural history of this intriguing reptile by watching a photo presentation andhandling gator bio-fact. Call 321-861-5601 for reservations.
Saturday, July 19 at 10 am
Take a guided walk to observe and learn about our local butterflies and learn some identification tips. Call 321-861-5601 for reservations.
Volunteers Needed for Refuge Clean Up
Saturday, July 26 at 9 am
Get outside and work with refuge volunteers to help wildlife by participating in a clean up. Wear long pants, closed sturdy shoes and bring sunscreen, drinking water and insect repellent. Please call 321-861-5601 if you plan to attend or for information.
Refuge Wildlife for Kids
Thursday, July 17 at 1 pm
Children ages 6-12, accompanied by an adult, will learn about some of the fascinating refuge wildlife through hands on activities, participating in an outdoor scavenger hunt and meeting a live corn snake. Call 321-861-5601 to make reservations and for information.
Free Family Nature Activities
Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 3 pm
Stop by the refuge visitor center and pick up a clip board, pencil and a copy of the Nature Bingo Activity Sheet during regular visitor center hours. Take a walk on the1/4 mile visitor center boardwalk loop and complete the activity and get a certificate and post card. Visitor centeroperating hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm.
GPS Family Scavenger Hunt
Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 3 pm
Reserve the GPS Family Backpack Kit that includes a GPS and scavenger hunt questions. Use the GPS to find locations at the refuge and answer the scavenger hunt questions. Complete the activity and receive a postcard and certificate. Call 321-861-5601 to reserve the backpack during regular visitor center operating hours. A deposit is required to borrow the GPS unit.
Celebrate National Moth Week
Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 pm
Celebrate National Moth Week, July 19 to July 27, by attending a photo presentation on moths to learn about their natural history and the important roles they play in our ecosystem. After, visit staged black lights along the visitor center boardwalk to observe moths. Bring insect repellant and wear closed shoes and long pants. Call 321-861-5601 for reservations. Visit http://nationalmothweek.org for more information on moth week.
All About Manatees
Wednesday, July 16 at 1 pm
Watch a narrated photo presentation and handle manatee bones and skulls to learn more about this endangered animal. Then caravan to the observation deck to possibly see wild manatees. Call 321-861-5601 to make reservations.
Volunteer Needed For Trail Team
Saturday, May 24 at 9 am
If you enjoy physical work and being outdoors please join refuge volunteers to help maintain the refuge's beautiful trails and public recreational areas. Wear long pants, closed sturdy shoes and bring sunscreen, drinking water and insect repellant. Please call 321-861-5601 if you plan to attend or need additional information.