Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on January 21, 2010
Walk through Miami-Dade County’s second-oldest park with a naturalist on hand to share tidbits about local history, flora and fauna. 2-3 p.m. Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Highway, North Miami. Also held on Sundays. RSVP recommended. $3. Details: (305) 949-1741 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/greynolds.asp.
Empty lines? Learn to fish with technique from a canoe or kayak at a two-hour workshop taught by an expert kayak fisherman. Topics like choosing the right bait, canoe or kayak and choosing an ideal launch location are to be covered. 9-11 a.m. Castellow Hammock Park, 22301 SW 162nd Ave., Homestead. $20. Details: (305) 242-7688 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/castello’hammock.asp.
PEDAL TO THE PAST
Pedal along the historic limestone trails of Deering Estate at Cutler and experience South Florida at its purest. Surrounding ecosystems include tropical hardwood hammock and globally endangered rock pinelands. 10 a.m.-noon. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $20-$25. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.
Learn about mangroves, which once thrived along South Florida’s coast, and what is being down to protect them at a Crandon Naturalist Ecology Series workshop. Included in the presentation is a tram ride to the mangrove swamp in Crandon Park’s Bear Cut Preserve. 1-3 p.m. Crandon Park, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $10. Details: (305)361-6767 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/biscayne’nature.asp