This blog is dedicated to the environmental well-being of our Florida coastal habitat.

This blog is
dedicated to the environmental well-being of coastal habitat.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Weedon Island Coastal Classroom (north St. Petersburg)

Coastal Classroom: Discover the Hidden World of Plankton with Your Child
August 20, 2011, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pmDiscover the hidden world of the estuary with some of the smallest critters that live in Tampa Bay. The classroom will have live samples of plankton from Tampa Bay to examine and identify.  Plankton is a diverse group of organisms suspended in the water of estuaries, oceans and all other bodies of water. Microscopes will help reveal these fascinating creatures which exhibit a wide variety of bizarre shapes and adaptations.  Activities are self guided, just stop by the classroom.  No pre-registration required.  Free

Wee-Time at Weedon: Harry the Horseshoe Crab
August 25, 2011, 10:30am – 11:15am
This week’s book, Harry the Horseshoe Crab: A Tale of Crawly Creatures, by Suzanne Tate, tells many amazing facts about horseshoe crabs.  Recommended for ages 3 to 5.  Pre-registration required.  Free