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Calendar Of Events Outdoors

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Written by on October 23, 2008

Thursday 10/23

   Arch Creek trail tours and Oleta River canoe trips. 10-11 a.m. for trail tours. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for canoe trips. Meet at 1855 NE 135th St., North Miami. RSVP required. $3 trail tour; $25 adult, $15 child canoe trip. Details: (305) 944-6111.

HOUSE TOUR

   Deering Estate staff members host a tour of Charles Deering’s decades-old home and hotel. 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Daily. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Free with park admission. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

WALKING THE ESTATE

   Join the Deering Estate’s staff for a one-and-a-half-mile hike through tropical hardwood forests and across one of the last existing Tequesta Indian Burial Mounds. 12:30 p.m. Daily. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Free with park admission. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

CONSERVATION LECTURE

   Allyson Grant, outreach officer for Everglades National Park, will discuss the benefits of conservation and research at the Deering Estate. 7-8 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

SEA TURTLE RELEASE

   Help save sea turtles by listening to a conservation lecture and participating in a turtle release during the height of hatchling season. 8:30-10 p.m. 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $5 per person. RSVP required. Details: (305) 361-6767 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/Parks/biscayne’nature.asp.

SWAMP TROMP

   Take a hike down Tamiami Trail and explore South Florida’s cypress swamps. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. A.D. Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., West Miami. Saturdays. RSVP required. Details: (305) 666-5883 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

Friday 10/24

   Learn about the lives of the rarely seen animals. Greynolds Park and the surrounding areas in North Miami provide the last bit of refuge for this once abundant and common bird of prey. An owl walk will follow the presentation. 7:30-9 p.m. Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Hwy, North Miami. $5. Details: (305) 949-1741 or www.miamidade.gov/Parks/Parks/greynolds.asp.

Saturday 10/25

   Ride along trails and explore the scenic landscapes while learning about the Deering Estate’s historic past. 9:45 a.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave., Palmetto Bay. $10-$15. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

Sunday 10/26

   Canoeists will experience the beauty of Biscayne Bay as they make their way to Chicken Key Island, a seven-acre bird rookery. 8-11 a.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave., Palmetto Bay. $15-$25. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

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