CCPR Program Guide FALL 2021 web

NATURE WALKS & TOURS BUTTERFLY HOUSE & GARDEN TOURS Monday, Friday & Saturday, 10:30am Rotary Park • FREE! Led by a Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife volunteer, take a complimentary tour of the butterfly house. GARDEN TOURS Fridays, 9:30-10:30am* • Rotary Park • FREE! Join us for a guided walking tour of Rotary Park's butterfly gardens with a Lee County Master Gardener. Catch the butterfly house tours after at 10:30am. *This tour is offered every Friday beginning October 1 except 11/19, 11/26, 12/24, & 12/31. GUIDED PRESERVE HIKES (All ages) Join us for a guided hike of one of our unique preserves with an expert in Florida environments. Advance registration is required. Locations vary; Register thru Rotary Park • $5 per person DAY(S) TIME LOCATION DATE(S) ACTIVITY W 9:00-11:00am Eco Hike 9/8 145513-01 W 9:00-10:30am Rotary Hike 9/29 145513-02 W 9:00-10:30am Rotary Hike 10/20 145513-03 W 9:00-11:00am Eco Hike 11/3 145513-04 W 9:00-10:30am Rotary Hike 11/17 145513-05 W 9:00-11:00am Eco Hike 12/8 145513-06 W 9:00-10:30am Rotary Hike 12/22 145513-07 WILD EDIBLES WALK (All ages) Learn how to identify edible plants in the wild and how to incorporate them into your landscaping. Rotary Park • $5 per person DAY(S) TIME DATE(S) ACTIVITY W 10:00-11:00am 9/22 145525-01 W 10:00-11:00am 11/10 145525-02 NATURE OF CAPE CORAL BUS TOUR Join a knowledgeable guide from the Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife on this unique tour to see the real nature of Cape Coral. Possible sightings include burrowing owls, manatees, osprey, eagles, scrub jays,hawks,andavarietyofshore&songbirds.Advancedregistration is required. Bring a camera, binoculars, and wear walking shoes. Guests will get off the vehicle at each stop to walk around. Departs from Rotary Park • $15 per seat DAY(S) TIME DATE(S) ACTIVITY SAT 8:00am-12:00pm 10/2 145333-01 SAT 8:00am-12:00pm 12/4 145333-02 FLORIDA FRIENDLY YARDS TOUR (18+ yrs) Don’t miss out - this tour only takes place once in the fall and once in the spring. Visit several Florida friendly yards in Cape Coral. Your guide and the homeowners will provide plenty of information, inspiration, and gardening tips. BYO drinking water and wear closed-toe shoes, please. Rotary Park • $10 per person Limited seats available, so be sure to register in advance. DAY(S) TIME DATE(S) ACTIVITY SAT 9:00am-12:00pm 10/9 145169-01

THE KAYAK SHACK at FOUR MILE COVE Eco Preserve is OPEN for Weekend Kayak Rentals from November through

May 30, 2022! See details and rental rates on page 9.

Nature Walks & Kayak Tours • www.CapeParks.com

KAYAK TOURS

GUIDED KAYAK TOUR OF ECO PRESERVE (16+ yrs)

CAPE CORAL FRIENDS OF WILDLIFE MEETINGS: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00-9:00pm Fall dates: 9/14, 10/12, 11/9 and 12/14 Rotary Park • Free! Paddle along the shore of the Caloosahatchee River and into the preserve by the light of the full (or nearly full) moon. A limited num- ber of single and tandem kayaks are available; please specify your choice upon registration. BYOK is $15 per boat. Meeting location given upon registration. Register thru Rotary Park $40 per person DAY(S) TIME DATE(S) ACTIVITY SAT 6:45-8:45pm 9/18 145514-01 F 5:00-7:00pm 11/19 145514-02 SAT 5:00-7:00pm 12/18 145514-03 This tour departs from the Riverfront at Four Mile Cove Ecological Pre- serve. Learn about the riverine aquatic andwildlifewith an expert guide. Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve $40 per person or bring your own kayak for $15 per person DAY(S) TIME DATE(S) ACTIVITY F 10:00am-12:00pm 9/10 145569-01 F 10:00am-12:00pm 10/8 145569-02 F 10:00am-12:00pm 12/10 145569-03 FULL MOON PADDLE (16+ yrs)

These meetings are for anyone interested in learning more about burrowing owls or learning to help take care of the burrows around the city. No experience necessary – you can learn it here! Open to the public, these meetings always include an interesting guest speaker as well. www.CCFriendsOfWildlife.org

Don't miss the Adult & Family Events on pages 36-40!

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