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Calendar Of Events Outdoors

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Written by on January 22, 2009

Thursday 1/22

   Take 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.

WILDLIFE SEARCH

   Join Castellow Hammock Nature Center’s naturalists for a guided night hike to see what creatures lurk in the park at night. 7-8:30 p.m. 22301 SW 162nd Ave., Aladdin City. $6. Details: (305) 242-7688 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

MOONLIGHT TOUR

   The Deering Estate hosts an evening canoe trip across Biscayne Bay to Chicken Key. 7-11 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $40. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

NIGHT HIKE

   Join Deering Estate naturalists for a nighttime prowl of the estate’s grounds and see what comes out after the sun goes down. 7-9 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Details: (305) 235-1668 ext. 233 or www.deeringestate.org.

Friday 1/23

   Greynolds Park naturalists lead a night hike to see what kind of creatures come out after the sun sets. A presentation will precede the hike. 7:30-9 p.m. Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Hwy, North Miami. $6. Details: (305) 949-1741 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

Saturday 1/24

   Help restore Miami-Dade County’s natural wetlands. Volunteers will remove exotic species, restore native vegetation and enhance walking trails. 9 a.m.-Noon, 29901 US Hwy 1, North Miami. Details: (305) 372-6687 or www.miamidade.gov/derm.

SOUTH FLORIDA CAMPING

   AD Barnes Park hosts workshops and clinics teaching camping basics so that adventurers can have comfortable, safe and fun treks through South Florida. 9:45 a.m. AD Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., West Miami. $12. Details: (305) 666-5883 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

LURKING LIZARDS

   Search and identify Florida’s reptiles and amphibians in the Everglades National Park. Park naturalists will also discuss the effects of exotic reptiles on the local ecosystem. 6-9 p.m. AD Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., West Miami. $35. Details: (305) 666-5883 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

Sunday 1/25

   Join park naturalists for a paddle down the Oleta River to Greynolds Park for a camp fire and marshmallow roast. 6-8:30 p.m. Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Hwy, North Miami. $18. Details: (305) 949-1741 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

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