Statewide Earth Day Events

April.16.2015

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is participating in each of the following events:

Central Florida:

Discover Wekiva Rock Springs at Run State Reserve. Saturday, April 18. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Earth Day Recycle Crafts at Lake Kissimmee State Park. Saturday, April 18. 11 a.m. – Noon.

Environmental Roundtable with the UCF School of Public Administration at the DEP Central District Office. Wednesday, April 22 from Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Earth Day at Smart City (across from Disney’s Port Orleans Hotel). Thursday, April 23 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Northeast Florida:

Celebrate Earth Day Every Day! At O’Leno State Park on April 18 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Earth Day Fair at Anastasia State Park on April 18 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Earth Day and Ecology Fair at Jacksonville Landing. Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Environmental Education Event with Jacksonville Police Athletic League at R. L. Brown Elementary School. Monday, April 20. For more information contact Russell Simpson at 904-256-1653 or Russell.Simpson@dep.state.fl.us

Earth Day Event at Dudley Farm Historic State Park. Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Party for the Planet at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Northwest Florida:

Wakulla Wildlife Festival at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park. Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Earth Day Bay County at McKenzie Park in Panama City. Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Earth Day 2015 North Face Forest Hike at Grayton Beach State Park. Thursday, April 23 from 9 – 11 a.m. CDT.

Beach Clean Up at Henderson Beach State Park. Saturday, April 25 from 8 – 10 a.m. CDT.

Comcast Cares Day Coastal Cleanup at St. Andrews State Park. Saturday, April 25 from 8 a.m. – Noon.

Healthy Communities Festival at Cascades Park in Tallahassee. Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

South Florida:

Earth Day 2015 at Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Saturday, April 18 from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hendry County Call of the Wild at the Captain Hendry House in LaBelle. Monday, April 20 – Thursday, April 23. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Collier County Reuse and Recycle Round-Up. Wednesday, April 22 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

America Recycles/Operation Medicine Cabinet at the Collier County Recycling Center 9950 Goodlette Frank Road North, Naples, FL 34109. Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Southeast Florida:

Great American Cleanup at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. Saturday, April 18 from 8 a.m. – Noon.

Invasive Plant Removal at Barnacle Historic State Park. Monday, April 20. For more information contact Michelle Piccolo at 561-681-6662 or Michelle.M.Piccolo@dep.state.fl.us

Beach and Park Clean-Up at John U. Lloyd Beach State Park. Tuesday, April 21. For more information contact Michelle Piccolo at 561-681-6662 or Michelle.M.Piccolo@dep.state.fl.us

Earth Day Celebration at Broward College. Tuesday, April 21 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Park Clean-Up at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Thursday, April 23 from 9 a.m. – Noon.

Air Potato Round-Up at Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State Park. Friday, April 24. For more information contact Michelle Piccolo at 561-681-6662 or Michelle.M.Piccolo@dep.state.fl.us

20th Annual Earth Day Celebration at Bahia Honda State Park. Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Southwest Florida:

Island Earth Days at Honeymoon Island State Park – Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (park closes at 5 p.m. on Sunday.)

Swallowtail Kite and Wildlife Festival at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park. Saturday, April 18 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

26th Annual Earth Day Celebration at Oscar Scherer State Park – Sunday, April 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The DEP will have a booth at the Hillsborough County College Earth Day Event on April 21, 2015.

Earth Day Celebration at Crystal River Preserve State Park. Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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