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Northeast District's Kid's Page

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Outdoor Fun

From the hardwood forests and pine flatwoods near the Georgia border to almost tropical hammocks further down the peninsula, the Northeast District reaches both coastlines and includes a wide diversity of habitats throughout the system.  

Visit enchanting parks, canoe precious waterways and enjoy the outdoors of Northeast Florida with your friends and family: 

  • The Department of Environmental Protectionís Office of Greenways and Trails offers a guide to touring northDrawing by Lindseyeast Florida by bike, canoe, horseback and foot.
  • Swimming, camping, hiking, and fishing are but a few of the great opportunities offered by State Parks in Northeast Florida.
  • The Northeast Florida Regional Planning Council's Bike Ways map cool places to ride with your family.
  • Enjoy the natural areas along the St. Johns River by exploring the District Lands managed by the St. Johns River Water Management district.
  • The Suwannee River Water Management District has over 100,000 acres of beautiful lands on 7 rivers in the Suwannee River Valley just waiting to be explored. District Lands are open every day for activities such as hiking, bicycling, fishing, horseback riding, hunting and nature study. 
  • Visit Floridaís guide to making the most out of living or visiting Northeast Florida.

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Fun Links

Follow these links to learn more about your environment!

  • Want to know what you can do to be an excellent environmental citizen? The Environmental Protection Agency (External) offers some helpful hints as well as fun and games with the environment.
  • The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (External) has wildlife information from alligators to woodpeckers. 
  • Visit the Fish and Wildlife Service (External) to find out all about endangered species like our very own Florida Panther, Black Bear and Manatee.
  • Donít be a litterbug! Keep America Beautiful (External) tests your knowledge of waste management with puzzles galore!
  • Always wonder where glaciers come from and how they form? Thereís more information in the Kids' Almanac (External) about our environment than just glaciers.
  • Read about Kids For a Cleaner Environment  (External) and how others are caring for their natural resources.

  • Read more about Global Warning (External) and its effects on our planet.
  • Ever wonder whatís really out there? Find out what astronauts at b>NASA  (External) have discovered in their travels to outer space.

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Enviro - Puzzle

Test your knowledge of environmental citizenship and unscramble the words:

Something you can do to reduce waste: YLECRCE

What we save when we turn off the lights: GNEYRE

Turn it off while you brush your teeth: TEWRA

It's your backyard!: ARODFLI

Kinds of plants and animals that aren't native: OTCSXIE


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Last updated: April 15, 2013
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