Calendar Of Events Outdoors
Written by Miami Today on June 10, 2010
Learn everything you want to know about mangos, from how to grow them and their insect problems to varieties and tasty recipes. Includes a mango sampling with sticky rice. 9 a.m.-noon. Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. $40. Details: (305) 247-5727 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
CANOE THE KEY
Explore the forgotten side of Key Biscayne on a naturalist-led canoe tour, searching for great blue herons, spotted eagle rays and green iguanas. 1:30-4 p.m. Crandon Park Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $44. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov.
Paddle the Oleta River and its mangrove-lined creeks with naturalists on a kayak tour. View wading birds and wildlife up close and visit an archeological site inhabited by Tequesta Indians more than 2,000 years ago. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. East Greynolds Park, 16700 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami Beach. $25. Details: (305) 365-3018 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.