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Brevard County Newsletter - Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

February Events at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary


February 2021 Events at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary
We will be following CDC guidelines and conducting all programs outdoors

with a strict limit on participants.
• All programs require registration. Please call to sign up.
• Masks are recommended for all participating in the programs.
• Each participant will receive their own materials to reduce sharing.
• All groups/families will be placed 6 feet apart from other groups.

Kids Nature Program: Birds
Wednesday, February 10th & Wednesday, February 24th at 11 a.m. 
All ages welcome.  Practice binocular use and learn about bird migration!  Limited to 5 groups per day.  Registration is required, please call 321-264-5185 to sign up.

Night Hikes
Saturday, February 12th & Sunday, February 13th 5 to 7 p.m.
Friday, February 12th & Saturday, February 13th with time slots between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

LIMITED TIME SLOTS, NO MORE THAN 8 PEOPLE PER GROUP. NO SAME DAY SIGN UPS. All ages welcome. Learn more about our crepuscular inhabitants on a hike at dusk! Space limited and registration required, please call 321-264-5185 to save your spot!

Skip the Straw Day
Saturday, February 27th at 9:30 a.m.  
LIMITED SPACE.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  All ages welcome. Meet us at Scottsmoor Flatwoods Sanctuary East for a hike to pick up trash! Along the way learn more about this Florida habitat and finish the hike with a socially-distanced craft! Registration required, please call, 321-264-5185.

Garden Workdays
Saturday, February 20th 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
Grab your hat, sunblock, and water and come help maintain the butterfly garden at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary! Registration required, please call 321-264-5185 to sign up.

Yoga in Nature

Every Sunday in February 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Join yoga instructors from Inverted Elephant for a traditional class for all levels on the porch! Wear loose-fitting clothing and do not eat anything an hour before class. Bring water and a mat.  Participants will be required to remain 6 feet apart from each other, and masks must be worn until everyone is in place.  Registration required the day BEFORE class, please call 321-264-5185.  NO SAME DAY SIGN UPS.

Self-Guided Hikes
Download the PocketSights app to explore the forest while social distancing.  Currently choose from "Coquina Trail Loop" and “Explore a Mesic Hammock"!

Guided Hikes
Every Saturday and Sunday in February at 10 a.m.
LIMITED TO 1 GROUP PER DAY, NO MORE THAN 8 PEOPLE PER GROUP.  Enjoy a 45-minute guided hike.  Please bring a hat, water and walking shoes.  Registration required the day BEFORE hike, please call 321-264-5185 to sign up.  NO SAME DAY SIGN UPS.

Volunteer Orientation
Every Wednesday in February at 1 p.m.
The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary is looking for dynamic individuals with a passion for the environment!  Come learn about our various volunteer opportunities.  Registration is required, please call 321-264-5185 to sign up.

The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary was created and managed under the Brevard County's Environmentally Endangered Lands Program referendum. The referendum was established by voters in 1990 to protect and preserve the rich Biological Diversity of Brevard County for future generations. The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary operates in partnership with the Friends of the Enchanted Forest to provide hands on educational experiences for all visitors. 

Admission to the sanctuary and education center is free and open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Come out to visit soon!