All our monthly meetings occur at the Kapnick Center at the Naples Botanical Garden (4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL, 34112) and are open to the general public for free. Bring a friend!
FIRST MEETING OF THE 2016-2017 SEASON!
When: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11. Come socialize and snack at 6:30pm. The Presentation will begin at 7pm.
Presentation: Nature Awareness Tips to Get Acquainted with Plants
Presenter: Andrea Naccarato, Sr. Program Specialist, Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve
Description: Our busy lives often cause us to rush from point A to point B without noticing our surroundings. Slowing down and practicing nature awareness skills can open our senses to amazing splendors all around us. This program will introduce you to simple techniques used at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve to get to know individual plants and the natural happenings that revolve around them. Additional nature awareness activities will take place during the subsequent field trip.
FIELD TRIP: SATURDAY OCTOBER 22nd to SIX MILE CYPRESS SLOUGH.
Led by: Andrea Naccarato & Volunteer Interpretive Naturalist
Location: Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve
7751 Penzance Blvd., Fort Myers, FL, 33966
Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
RSVP: Call 239-218-0802 by Monday, October 17th
Cost: Free for Naples Chapter members/$35 for non-members
Additional parking fee $1/hour/vehicle (carpooling recommended)
SPECIAL EVENT: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29th NATIVE PLANT WORKSHOP
Location: Green Door Nursery 3700 Bayshore Drive, Naples
Pre-registering for the class is recommended (Call 239-403-4736)
10% of all native plant sales will be donated to the Naples Chapter.
Followed by our annual picnic at noon at Sugden Park! Sugden Park is located at 4284 Avalon Dr., Naples. Bring a dish to share!
"Native plants should always form the foundation of every garden."
- Henry Nehrling