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Explore Jacksonville – Hogans Creek Biodiversity Festival

December 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


explorejax_logoCelebrate the many diverse living things found 
in Jacksonville’s urban core!

Join Groundwork Jacksonville and partners for a fun day of science, food trucks, healthy activities, games and more on the Emerald Necklace along the banks of Hogans Creek.

Volunteers needed, sign up at http://signup.com/go/7MCkRA 

 

BioBlitz with the National Park Service 10am – 3pm

Be a citizen scientist and BioBlitz with the National Park service. Using an app on your smartphone called iNaturalist you can help us identiy all things living in and around the Creek. Don’t have a smartphone? Don’t worry, we have you covered.

 

Exhibitors 10am – 3pm                      

City of Jacksonville Mayor’s Office – Mayorathon

Groundwork Jacksonville

Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve – National  Park Service

City of Jacksonville – Parks, Recreation and Community Services

MOSH

YMCA – Arts, Biodiversity Yoga, Camp Immokalee

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Springfield Preservation and Revitalization

Sustainable Springfield

US Forest Service

Leaf Pack Network

Greenwood School

Duval Audubon

North Florida Land Trust

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network

Florida National Scenic Trails

Humana

University of Noth Florida Environmental Center

Duval County Health Department – Healthy Jacksonville

St. Johns Riverkeepers/Rising Tides

Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Commission

 

Food Trucks starting at 11am – 3pm

Zydeco Cajun Grill

Eddis & Sons Food Truck

Best Burgers Jax

Full of Crepes

GuanaBana Ice Pops

 

Activities – All Day!

You can be a scientist too through BioBlitz

Meet Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl

Free bounce house (12:30pm – 3pm)

Archery

Disc golf demo

Casting (fishing) demo

Be Sworn In as a Jax Junior Ranger

Arts & Crafts

SPAR led Hogans Creek cleanup (10:30am – 11:30am)

Yoga

 

Thank You to Our Partners

Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve – National  Park Service

City of Jacksonville – Parks, Recreation and Community Services

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

First Coast YMCA

Springfield Preservation and Revitalization Council

Springfield Improvement Association and Archives

US Forest Service

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network

Details

Date:
December 10, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Website:
http://www.groundworkjacksonville.org/event/explore-jacksonville-hogans-creek-festival/

Organizer

Groundwork Jacksonville
Website:
www.groundworkjacksonville.org