at Sunset and Kids in Kayaks.
Friday, October 6, 2017, 4pm-7pm
Shoreline - across from Mast Academy - Virginia Key, Miami.
Grab a net! Spend an early Autumn Evening out on Biscayne
Experience urban nature at its best! Nature
downtown! Gather the family together to bring on the weekend
with an evening outside! Grab a net and search for
marine-life under the surface, tucked into the seagrass and
along the sandy bottom - shrimp, urchins, fish, crabs and
more. Understand the vitality of Biscayne Bay and its
ecological importance. Your kids (even the little ones) will
be introduced to kayaking and paddling with our very awesome
kids' kayaks. Come join for some family fun: NETTING,
SWIMMING, KAYAKING, EXPLORING, PLAYING! Enjoy time
outdoors. Enjoy nature where you live.
Mark your calendars
and join BBAP for a monthly netting experience...travel to
different spots in the preserves and see who lives under the
October 6, 4-7pm- Rickenbacker Shoreline - south
November 3, 4-7pm - Rickenbacker Shoreline - north
December 8, 3-6pm - Oleta River State Park
Register in advance and save your spot, participation is
limited. Once registered you will receive all the meeting
details the week of the event. Babies and toddlers are
welcome to join and do not need to be added into program fee
unless only child.
All proceeds go to support the Biscayne
Bay Aquatic Preserves.
- We are unable to provide refunds.
- Event is rain or shine.
- Severe weather may result in a
canceled event. Choose a credit toward a future event, or
choose to donate to the preserves.
Attending Netters Need:
- Protective water shoes - closed toe
preferred, old sneakers or water shoes or water sandals ok. NO FLIP FLOPS. CROCS pop off and aren't the best.
- A filled
eco water bottle.
- Something to sit on and picnic.
packed NO or LOW waste snack/dinner. All waste needs to be
packed out. Styrofoam is illegal and plastic is
- Clothes that are for swimming and can get wet
- A towel and change of dry clothes and wet bag
for sandy shoes and wet clothes.
- Insect protection just in
case - natural is encouraged.
- BBAP provides the guide, the
nets, the kayaks, the paddles, the pfd's, plus, noodles,
shovels, buckets, binoculars, magnifiers, educational
program with games and more.
- You bring masks, goggles and
other play toys you may want - keep it simple.
Contact Christy Schultz, BBAP Eco Tour Coordinator Find out
what is planned next or to plan an event of your own!
Biscayne.Bay@dep.state.fl.us or call 305-795-1227.