Below you will find our scheduled programming
AyoLane Halusky, County Naturalist | P: (904) 209-0348 | F: (904) 209-0321 | E: [email protected]
Activities at St. Johns County Parks may be scheduled for school trips, home school groups, Scouts, 4-H and other youth or adult groups. Park Naturalist Programs are free and open to the public. Contact AyoLane Halusky, County Naturalist at [email protected] or call (904) 209-0348 to schedule activities.
Walk Through Time: 200 Years of History
Join us from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9 or Thursday, February 11 at the Mary Street beach access point for a chance to step back in time. Celebrating St. Johns County’s 200th anniversary, learn about the unique natural and cultural history of Butler Beach. Walk Through Time Registration
904 Naturalist Workshop: Exploring the Life of Mammals
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | February 3, 17, 24 | Solomon Calhoun Community Center
Learn about mammals native to Northeast Florida. This program takes place in the classroom and in the field. Trips will take place on February 6, 7, 20, and 21 with times and locations to be announced soon. Exploring the Life of Mammals Details and Registration
Florida Animal Tracking
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. | February 5 | Florida SCAT Study | Canopy Shores Park
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. | February 19 | Mammal Skull Study | Vaill Point Park
ï»¿Learn techniques on tracking Florida animals with Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky in these fun, interactive programs. Florida SCAT Study Registration and Mammal Skull Study Registration.
Living with Snakes and Gators Zoom Event
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. | February 9 | Virtual
Join Park Naturalist Kelly Ussia for a family friendly presentation to learn about snakes and alligators found in Florida. Living with Snakes and Gators Registration
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. | February 10, 17, 24, & March 3 &10 | Usina Boat Ramp
Bring your fishing gear and learn the ins and outs of saltwater fishing. Participants must have a Saltwater Shoreline License from Florida Fish and Wildlife. Saltwater Fishing Registration
Florida Master Naturalist Program: Coastal Restoration
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | February 22 through March 24 | Virtual
ï»¿Learn more about living shorelines in this virtual course. This course also features a field trip. 904 Naturalist Workshop: Exploring the Life of Mammals Registration.
Durbin Creek Kayak Trips
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | February 25 | Durbin Creek Kayak Launch
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | February 27 | Durbin Creek Kayak Launch
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | February 28 | Durbin Creek Kayak Launch
Explore Durbin Creek with St. Johns County Park Naturalists and learn about the unique history and diverse wildlife of this area. Durbin Creek Kayak Trips Registration.
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. | February 27 | Mary Street Beach Access Point
Help rescue our public parks and green spaces from invasive species through this state-wide volunteer initiative. This site will focus on the removal of the mother of millions plant. Weed Wrangle Registration.
Night Under the Stars
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | March 5 | St. Johns County Fairgrounds
Join us and Ancient City Astronomy for a free Astronomy 101 class under the stars. Night Under the Stars Registration.
Zoom Event: Fire
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. | March 9 |Virtual
Join Parks Naturalist, Kelly Ussia, for an engaging presentation about the importance of fire and controlled burns. Zoom Event: Fire Registration.
To provide St. Johns County residents and visitors with opportunities to become better educated about the wilderness systems, historical relevance and sharing St. Johns County’s Blue and Green-Ways areas along side the natural communities, mutually benefiting from each other.