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Endangered Beach Jacquemontia Field Trip

Date & Time:

Wednesday, May 22 from 9:00am - 11:00am

Location:

Pavilion, A1A and Atlantic Ave - 400 South Ocean Boulevard, Delray Beach

Join the Institute for Regional Conservation for a Field Trip opportunity to learn all about the State-Endangered Beach Jacquemontia at Delray Municipal Beach. Join IRC, Delray Parks and Sustainability Department, along with Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for a wonderfu opportunity to lear about our restoration efforts to conserve and restore habitat for Beach Jacquemontia. At Delray Municipal Beach there is a thriving population of this specied so we are inviting the public to come out and learn all about the efforts in this multi-agency project. We will have a brief talk and panel showcasing the work that has been on-going. Then we will walk the dunes to see the beautiful flowering plant in action. Then we invite the participants to join us for a second viewing a Jacquemontia population over at Atlantic Dunes Park. We will have limited seating via a shuttle bus. More details TBD.

We hope you will join us for a fun educational event at the beautiful beaches of Delray Beach.

Sign up to come along or email our coordinator with additional questions. A confirmation email containing all the event details will be sent to all registered participants on the day prior to the event.

PLEASE BRING WATER BOTTLE, SNACKS, SUNSCREEN, HAT, SUNGLASSES. WEAR CLOSE-TOED SHOES.

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Ecological Restoration Volunteer Day - Red Reef Park

Date & Time:

Friday, June 7 from 9:00am - 11:00am

Location:

Red Reef Park - 1400 N Ocean Blvd, Boca Raton

Join the Institute for Regional Conservation for an exciting project with the City of Boca Raton! On Friday, June 7th from 9am to 11am. IRC and our volunteers will be be working together to plant a variety of native plants to the beach dune along Red Reef Park. Please meets us in front of the bathrooms by Tower 9, where the main entrance to the park is, make a left into the park and then use the spaces immediately near the front. We will have a sign in area at the picnic tables there. Groups of volunteers will be instructed how to install our plants into the ground and learn about coastal ecosystems. We will also remove some nonnative plants as well.

There is no experience required! So grab a friend and come out to help us plant a diverse array of native species so we can repair the essential biodiversity of Red Reef Park's beach dune ecosystem. Whether this is your first volunteer event with us or you're a repeat volunteer, we are so excited to have you join the IRC family and see how much fun habitat restoration can be!

Sign up to come along or email our coordinator with additional questions. A confirmation email containing all the event details will be sent to all registered participants on the day prior to the event.

PLEASE BRING WATER BOTTLE, SNACKS, SUNSCREEN, HAT, SUNGLASSES. WEAR CLOSE-TOED SHOES.

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