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Upcoming activities in the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

E.F. Logo     Enchanted Forest Nature Sanctuary
444 Columbia Blvd., Titusville Florida 32780
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Closed Mondays

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A Look Ahead


June Events June 2018 events in the Enchanted Forest
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Water Wise Yards Four seminars on making your yard water wise.
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AVAILABLE


Homeschool Programs
Homeschool programs in the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary - FREE
Phone 321-264-5185 for information.


Forest Funday for All
Enchanted Forest Nature Sanctuary Forest Funday for all
Phone 321-264-5185 for information.


Pre-School Eco Adventures
Phone 321-264-5185 for information.


Nature Time for 2-3 Year Olds
Phone 321-264-5185 for information.


Join us for a session of Yoga in Nature
Phone 321-264-5185 for information.


Hridaya Hatha Yoga and Meditation Class
Phone 321-264-5185 for information.


Scout Workshops
Programs available for Scout advancements in the Enchanted Forest.
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Phone 321-264-5185 for information.


ENCHANTED FOREST SANCTUARY

SPECIAL EVENTS
ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE.
For more information, please ask a staff member.


GUIDED NATURE WALK - EVERY SATURDAY at 10:00am - 10:45am
Enjoy a 45-minute guided hike. Please bring a hat, water and walking shoes. No reservation needed, unless you are a group of 5 or more. For more information, please call 321-264-5185.


June, 2018


Water Wise and Lagoon Friendly Yard Workshop
Every Tuesday in June, 9:00am-12:00pm
Sign up for this 4-week series with Sally Scalera from the LIF/IFAS Extension office and learn how to make your yard healthy and beautiful while saving water and protecting the Indian River Lagoon! Cost: $40 for entire series, half price discount for City of Titusville water customers. Payment & pre-registration required on eventbrite.com. For more information and to verify discount, contact City of Titusville Water Conservation at 321-567-3865 or maureen.phillips@titusville.com prior to June 5th.
PRESS RELEASE

Photography Club
Saturday, June 9th, 9:00-11:00am
All levels of photographers welcome. View photographs and learn helpful tips during their monthly meeting.

Volunteer Orientation
Sunday, June 3rd & 10th, 3:00-4:00pm
The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary is looking for dynamic individuals with a passion for the environment! Come learn about our various volunteer opportunities. Registration required, please call 321-264-5185.

Sea Rocket Native Plant Sale
Saturday, June 16th, 10:00am-3:00pm
The Sea Rocket chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will be holding a native plant sale from 10:am-3:pm. Stop by and get some Florida natives for your garden.

Yoga in Nature
Sunday, June 10th & 24th 9:30-10:30am
Join yoga instructors from Inverted Elephant for a traditional class for all levels on the porch! Wear loose fitting clothing and do not eat anything an hour before class. Bring water and a mat. Registration required, please call 321-264-5185.

Forest Funday
Sunday, June 17th, 2:00-4:00pm
Free family-friendly hands-on activities in the screen porch, ongoing in the afternoon! No registration required.

Summer Science: Flower Dissection
Friday, June 22nd, 1:00-2:00pm
Ages 8 and up. Become a botanist for the afternoon and join us for our Flower Dissection lab in the Discovery Room! Registration required, please call 321-264-5185. Suggested donation $1.

Florida Native Plant Society Garden Workday
Saturday, June 23rd, 9:30am -12:30pm
Grab your hat, sunbiock, and water and come help maintain the butterfly garden at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary!



Current Program! - Ongoing

As explained in the attached PDF, Dr. Teresa Cooper is asking for some help with supplies. She will be speaking at the Sea Rocket June meeting (6/24) about this project. If you can help in any way contact Martha at tigerlily1953@aol.com or myself at brevcracker@gmail.com and we'll get it to Dr. Cooper. -- David Humphrey

Dr. Teresa Cooper is currently conducting research in the Enchanted Forest for the species Tillandsia utriculata.
Webmaster: Tillandsia utriculata, commonly known as the spreading airplant, is a species of bromeliad that is native to Florida and Georgia in the United States.


JOIN THE FRIENDS OF THE ENCHANTED FOREST A non-profit volunteer organization committed to assist the EEL Program with conservation of The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, and educate visitors about the unique geology and biodiversity at the sanctuary.

Information about volunteering or becoming a member of the Friends of The Enchanted Forest call 321-264-5192, visit www.nbbd.com/godo/ef or write: Friends of The Enchanted Forest 444 Columbia Blvd., Titusville FL 32780


ENCHANTED FOREST SANCTUARY EDUCATION & MANAGEMENT CENTER

Visitors to the 471-acre Sanctuary experience wildlife observation and diverse plant life on over 4 miles of hiking trails. The Management & Education Center offers hands-on Exhibit Room, Discovery Room, gift shop, reference library and restrooms. There is an outdoor, open-air butterfly garden and the screened porch and amphitheatre provide venues for outdoor education.

Universal accessible amenities include an exterior covered porch, the Ancient Oak amphitheater, outdoor Butterfly Garden and a trail to a scenic overlook over the Addison Canal.

LOCATION Enchanted Forest Sanctuary 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, FL.

In south Titusville on SR 405 across the street from the Space Coast Executive Airport.

ENCHANTED FOREST HOURS: Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Mondays. 9:00am to 5:00 pm. - No pets, bikes or smoking in the Sanctuary.

Information: 321-264-5185 www.eelbrevard.com


CLOSED ON MONDAYS
Closed: New Year's Day, Independence Day, Veteran's Day,
Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving,
Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day




All activities (unless otherwise noted) will take place in the Enchanted Forest.
The Enchanted Forest Nature Sanctuary is located south of Titusville, FL on Route 405, 1/2 mile west of U.S. Route 1.


ONGOING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary is looking for dynamic individuals with a passion for the environment! Opportunities - with training are available in the following areas:
  • Greeter/Hosts
  • Cart Tours
  • Gift Shoppe
  • Florida Native Plant Society: Gardeners/Land Management
  • Study Trip Guides
  • Trail Guides
For information about training programs and open volunteer opportunities, contact: Patty Rendon, Education Center Coordinator - Enchanted Forest Sanctuary Management and Education Center: Office: 321-264-5185; Cell: 321-704-3381; eMail: Patricia.Rendon@brevardfl.gov


Calling All Volunteers & Guides!


Hosts

Hike desk, exhibit area and trail hosts are needed. Responsibilities include: greeting visitors at the center and on the trails; providing general information, guidance and trail maps; assisting visitors with hands on educational exhibits. Hosts are primarily needed on Saturdays and Sundays.


The Shoppe in the Forest

Sharon Bohlmann and JoAnn Trainer would like to invite you to join the Volunteers in the beautiful Shoppe in the Forest. It is a fine place to spend some time and help some people find a trinket for themselves or a gift for a loved one. It's a good opportunity to leam more about our Sanctuary, and to encourage our Visitors also. Great conversations take place in and around the Shoppe and Science Hall. Visitors gather and chat, hover and discover! So come, join the little Shoppe in the Forest! Click here for more information.

The Enchanted Forest gift Shoppe invites volunteers.

Gift Shoppe Help Wanted

For the past 10 years the Shoppe in the Enchanted Forest has provided visitors with reminders of their visit. Proceeds from sales go toward educational programs in the forest provided by both staff and volunteers. The Shoppe carries educational games for children of all ages, books for nature lovers, gifts for that special someone, t-shirts that spell out your love of the forest and unusual treasures for travelers passing through.

The present shopkeeper is now 10 years older than when she took on this venture and needs help. Putting price stickers on merchandise when it arrives in the forest and placing it on the shelves is all that's needed and a great way to help support your sanctuary.

Call us and we'll be glad to talk with you.
This is YOUR forest, let's always keep it enchanted.
321-264-5185


Volunteer Gardening

Volunteers can join Gardeners to care for the Forest's butterfly gardens for upkeep and to "deadhead" (remove dead flower heads from a plant) blooms so more energy goes to the next flowers. The spent blooms are collected for next year's seeding.

If interested, please contact Lois Harris at lois6459@att.net for the next workday.

Thanks for all your hard work...the gardens show how much you care!

Guides for Group Tours

Guide or be guided: Regularly scheduled HIKES on Saturday momings at 10:00.

Call Patty at 264-5185 to (1) make a guided hike or cart tour reservation, and (2) give a hike (3) Guide one of the many groups visiting the forest!

CART TOURS:
Are available for all folks who have difficulty walking distances.
That means visitors and our own Enchanted Forest friends and volunteers.
Guides and Members: Would you like to give cart tours? It is very enjoyable and you can eam your drivers license through the North Lands Manager
Call 264-5185 for further information.

PLEASE JOIN US! WE NEED ALL OF YOU VERY MUCH!


Enchanted Forest Nature Sanctuary
444 Columbia Boulevard
Titusville, FL 32780
321-264-5192, 268-5888, 268-5224


Printable volunteer opportunities flyer.



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9/20/03.