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Kayak paddling to mangrove island at sunriseNet at Sunset and Kids in Kayaks.

Friday, October 6, 2017, 4pm-7pm 
Rickenbacker Causeway Shoreline - across from Mast Academy - Virginia Key, Miami. 

Grab a net!  Spend an early Autumn Evening out on Biscayne Bay!  

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 surface:
October 6, 4-7pm- Rickenbacker Shoreline - south side.
November 3, 4-7pm - Rickenbacker Shoreline - north side
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.
Net at Sunset, Kids in Kayaks 10/6/17

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.  
  • A packed NO or LOW waste snack/dinner. All waste needs to be packed out. Styrofoam is illegal and plastic is discouraged..
  • Clothes that are for swimming and can get wet or dirty.  
  • 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.

 

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