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CANCELED – Southport NatureFest 2020

April 24, 2020

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One event on April 25, 2020 at 12:00 am

To increase awareness and appreciation of the diverse nature present in Brunswick County.

Plan to spend the day in Southport and enjoy what nature has to offer.  Come to one event or all, it’s your choice.  For up to date information and fees, visit the Southport NatureFest Facebook page, www.facebook.com/southportnaturefest/ or www.cityofsouthport.com

Event Schedule:

Friday, April 24
11 am: Arbor Day Celebration, Keziah Park
Community Member Commitment to “Leaving Trees as a Living Legacy”
Forestry Committee Chairman, Scott Len, “The Value of Giving”
Music by Dale McPherson
Following the ceremony, there will be a free Ice Cream Social.
Sponsored by the Southport Forestry Committee
4 pm: “How to co-exist with NC Wildlife,” Trinity United Methodist Church
Speaker: Rebecca Skiba, Outreach Education Specialist for the Southern Coastal Region: North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Saturday, April 25
8:00 am: Green Swamp Tour
With Dr. Roger Shew
Departs from Southport City Gym
To register: (904) 999 1429
8:30 am: Bird Walk
With Jill Peleuses
Departs from Wild Bird & Garden store
No registration necessary
8:30 – 11 am: Kayaking on Rice Creek
With The Adventure Kayak Company
To register: (910) 457-0607
11:30 am: Bird Boating Tour
With Southport Boat Rentals
To register: (904) 999-1429
8:30 am – 12:30 pm: in Franklin Square Park (free)
 – Southport Garden Club Plant Fundraiser: Offering annuals, perennials, houseplants, herbs, vegetables and more!
 – Southport Beautification: Visit the Pollinator Garden. Transportation will be provided between 10:30 am and noon
– Several information booths will be set up in the Park:
– Brunswick County Master Gardeners
– Keep Brunswick County Beautiful
– NC Wildlife Resources
– Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter
– Southport Forestry Committee
– US Humane Society

The Arbor Day Celebration and the Friday Lecture are free! On Saturday, plan on spending the day in Southport to enjoy nature’s best! Come to one event or come to all!

Advanced registration is required for excursions and fees will apply. For up to date information, visit the Southport NatureFest Facebook page, www.facebook.com/southportnaturefest/


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