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Fern Forest celebrates 25th anniversary on Nov 14

Fern Forest Nature Center in Coconut Creek will observe its 25th Anniversary – the park opened on November 17, 1985 – with a day of activities on Sunday, November 14. From 10 to 11 a.m. there will be a Wetland Critters family dip net activity, followed by a presentation from 11 a.m. to noon on “Saving the Historic Wetlands of Fern Forest,” by Carol Morgenstern of the Parks Environmental Section and/or Dave Markward of Broward County Waste and Wastewater Services. From noon to 1 p.m., native reptile and amphibian expert Mike Brennan will present “Reptiles and Amphibians of Fern Forest,” and from 1 to 2 p.m. there will be a guided walk through the nature center, led by Nikki Hochberg, the park’s manager and a naturalist, and Rick McKenzie, a longtime Fern Forest volunteer who now works at the park. Then, from 2 to 4 p.m., there will be a Jammin’ in the Forest jam session featuring bluegrass and folk music. The nature center’s volunteer group, the Fern Allies, will sell refreshments from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Fern Forest Nature Center

201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek 33063

WHEN: Sunday, November 14

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

WHO: For all ages.

HOW: Admission is free. The Fern Allies volunteer group will sell refreshments from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For further information, call Fern Forest at The nature center is accessible via Broward County Transit Routes #31 and #42. Follow Broward Parks on .

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Nov 7 2010. Filed under Broward County, Coconut Creek, Events, Families, Local news, Recreation. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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