The BREVARD WILDLIFE CORRIDOR EXPEDITION is a 16-day moving festival– we’ll take you from river preserve to Florida scrub to hammock, marsh, ocean and lagoon – presented by the Brevard Nature Alliance, to provide enjoyable outdoor experiences for a broad range of ages, interests and fitness levels, while helping build knowledge of the natural characteristics of our home.
Hope to see you — on the trail, in one of our national wildlife sanctuaries or in a social gathering along the festival path.
Special Events You Missed:
April 6: Spring Seafood Jubilee opens the festival with a culinary and social evening, featuring local seafood, at Fox Lake Park. The fun begins at 4 pm with appetizers and musical entertainment, with dinner served from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, a great night of surprising culinary fun with a special presentation entitled, “Growing Up On The Lagoon” by Laurilee Thompson.
Keynotes: from the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition:
April 7: Carlton Ward and Mallory Dimmitt at the Brevard Zoo — 1000 Miles in 100 Days, Adventures and photos from this trek across Florida
April 13: Elam Stoltzfus at Brevard Community College/Titusville — Capturing the 100 Days in Video–from the Everglades to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.
4-day 50+ mile St. Johns paddling and camping trip–Lake Washington to Midway
This spectacular EXPEDITION moves across land and water, providing approximately 8o scheduled events. When you register–also check the schedule for nature learning sessions and special keynote presenters. While many things are free to EXPEDITION TICKET holders, you still have to sign up. Limited numbers in many events. Register now.
The general path of the festival:
April 6-8 — St. Sebastian River State Park area — paddling, hiking and more
April 9 — Malabar Scrub Sanctuary
April 10 — Turkey Creek Sanctuary and Lagoon House
April 11 — Cruickshank Sanctuary, Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands and River Lakes Conservation Area
April 12-14 — Enchancted Forest and the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
April 15 — Merritt Island National Willdlife Refuge
April 16 — Sams House and the Pine Island Conservation Area
April 17 — Ulumay Wildlife Sanctuary at Kiwanis Island Park, Kelly Park
April 18 — Thousand Islands/Cocoa Beach, Jetty Park/Port Canaveral
April 19 — South Beaches, Coconut Park, Maritime Hammock and Honest John’s Fish Camp
April 20-21 — Sebastian Inlet, Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge and Barrier Island Center
Fitness/Participation: Participants should be fully aware that events can involve certain risks and dangers that include, but are not limited to, accidents, personal injury, hazards of traveling, damage to or loss of personal property, or illness could occur as a result of participation in this event(s) as associated with the Brevard Wildlife Corridor Expedition festival. In exchange for the right to participate in the Expedition festival set of events and gatherings, participants must hold harmless Brevard Nature Alliance, its agents, employees, instructors, directors, sponsors, volunteers, and any contractors or subcontractors hired in connection with the Brevard Wildlife Corridor Expedition.
If you are an expert paddler, you’re going to love the EXPEDITION. If you have a yen to try fat tire cycling, the EXPEDITION is the event for you. If you want to discover the beauty and amazing bio-diversity on Florida’s Space Coast, check the calendar and schedule yourself to GET OUTSIDE in Brevard County (the Space Coast) from APRIL 6-21.
Lived here all your life? We have things to share you’ve never seen.
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