Public Programs

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Estuary EDventures Public Programs

Day on the Bay

Participants take to the water in our tandem kayaks to paddle through the pristine Shell Key Preserve, exploring the unique habitats of the bay and shallow waters teeming with life.

Florida Microplastic Awareness Project Workshop

Learn about the facts of plastic pollution and its impact on the environment. This workshop includes an informative lecture and microplastic sampling demonstration.

Family Field Trip Series

Participate in some of our most popular field trip programs designed to engage participants in hands-on, experiential labs and field activities focused on the estuarine environment.