CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Oct. 30, 2020) – The “Parks that Teach” guided tours begin 9:30-11 a.m., Nov. 7 and are held on the first Saturday and third Wednesday of each month November through May. Tours are led by the University of Florida’s Master Gardeners volunteers. Participants will walk through the pathways, while viewing the unique ecosystems of the mangroves. Tour guides will identify trees, shrubs, and explain how these plants can fit into home landscape. Experience the habitats that support many different Florida creatures including alligators, wading birds, turtles, fish, raccoons and crabs.
Tours are free and depart from the Punta Gorda Charlotte Library, 401 Shreve Street in Punta Gorda. To reserve a spot please register online at www.parks-that-teach.eventbrite.com or call the UF/IFAS Extension Charlotte County office at 941-764-4340.
For information, contact Sara Weber at 941-764-4351 or Sara.Weber@CharlotteCountyFL.gov.