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Posted by Nicole Richards on Monday, February 15th, 2016 at 2:12pm.

Held at Arthur R. Marshall on February 20, 2016, theming for the Everglades Day Festival is “Song of the Everglades.” The festival will be celebrating its 100 years of the Migratory Bird Treaty and famous Florida singers/songwriters Dale Crider and Rod MacDonald, this festival is dedicated to learning and having fun.

The Everglades is full of life and serves as a protector for the numerous rare and endangered species such as the manatees, turtles and the Florida panther. This ecosystem foes back a few million years and is so unique and unlike anywhere else in this world. The unparalleled landscape in Miami, Florida’s backyard consists of wet land, hammocks, mangrove swamps and estuaries.  With all the abundance of wildlife, the area has so much adventure to offer!

“The Everglades Day Festival welcomes any age. Free admission will give you a full day of wildlife presentations, interactive games, guest speakers, conservation exhibits, demonstrations, canoeing, music, food trucks and of course… the chance to do a hike or two into a true natural wonder and a perfect venue for all to learn about the interesting mystery and history of the ecosystem's strange creatures, archaeology and more.”

More information: https://loxahatcheefriends.com/

February 20, 2016

Arthur R. Marshall
Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
10216 Lee Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33473

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