Citizen Science Sunday for Kids! RADICAL Reptiles!

  • When: Sunday, September 17, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Hogtown Creek Headwaters Park 1500 NW 45th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free

Want to be a scientist? Join us for our Citizen Science Sundays for Kids! Middle School-aged kids (accompanied by an adult) will be able to learn in depth about our local ecosystem here at Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park!

Florida is home to some RADICAL reptiles – from snakes and lizards to tortoises and alligators! But what makes a reptile a reptile? How do these impressive animals exist in their ecosystem? What ecosystem services do they provide? How can we enjoy their presence safely? Join us September 17th to learn all about the wonderful world of these radical reptiles!

Registration is required for all children and guardians in attendance. Adult must stay with their registered child for the entirety of the program. Portions of this program are inside and outside. Comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, bug spray, water, and mask are recommended. Meeting site is at the Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Center, the old farmhouse at the front of the park! Arrive promptly at 10 am, or risk missing out on the fun!