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Mary Lou Berger

Hal R. Valeche
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Priscilla A. Taylor

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August Events at Daggerwing Nature Center

Daggerwing Nature Center is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and is located in South County Regional Park at 11200 Park Access Road, off Cain Boulevard between Glades Road and Yamato Road, in western Boca Raton. Visit our website for more information.

All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call (561) 629-8760 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Fees (if applicable) are due the day of the program by cash or check only. All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form for every program. If you are more than 5 minutes late to a program you have made a reservation for, your spot will be given to a person on the waiting list. 

ALLIGATOR FEEDINGS families/all ages, free (reservations not required)
Gather ‘round the alligator tank in the exhibit hall and listen to a short talk about our baby alligator while he is being fed. All scheduled feedings are at 3:15 p.m.
  Wed., Aug 1
  Fri., Aug 3
  Wed., Aug 8
  Fri., Aug 10
  Wed., Aug 15
  Fri., Aug 17
  Wed., Aug 22
  Fri., Aug 24
  Wed., Aug 29
  Fri., Aug 31

ECO EXPLORERS: Snakes     
ages 7-11, $4 per child (reservations required)
Friday, Aug. 10, 2 p.m.
Would you like to learn how to handle a snake? Here’s your chance to hold one of our live snakes and learn more about their lives.

ages 2-5, $2 per child (reservations not required)
Friday, Aug. 17, 3:30 - 4 p.m.
Stick around after the Friday Alligator Feeding and join us as we read stories, both fiction and non-fiction, about animals and nature! Siblings welcome.

ages 3-6, $4 per child (reservations required)
Friday, Aug. 24, 2 p.m.
Parents, bring your little ones to experience exciting nature topics! Programs may include activities such as stories, puppets, games, role play, nature walks, and crafts.

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