Samsons Island Open House

Saturday, February 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 2:00pm

Experience Satellite Beach’s very own nature preserve by visiting Samsons Island. Explore the island’s trails in hopes of seeing some of the abundant wildlife, then stay for a free, light picnic lunch. Demonstrations will be on-going, and visitors can view or participate in programs on marine life identification, wildlife exhibits, oyster mat making, fishing, and bird watching. FREE boat transportation reservations between 9:30am-2pm must be made in advance by calling (321) 773-6458. Spaces are limited, RSVP early!

Patti Corapi will be on the island representing the Camera Club of Brevard!

1089 S Patrick Dr, Satellite Beach, Florida 32937
Samson Island
http://www.satellitebeach.org/departments/recreation_department/recreation_facilities/abou

Samsons Island is located on a 52 acre island in the Banana River, in the City of Satellite Beach, Florida.  The Banana River is part of the Indian River Lagoon (IRL) Estuary system.  The IRL is the longest saltwater lagoon in Florida, comprising more than a third of the state’s east coast.  It has been called “the most diverse estuary in North American” and has been designated as “an Estuary of National Significance”.
 

Ocean Treasures Festival

Saturday, February 16, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Guest speakers, ocean inspired artists, guided hikes, environmental/marine life exhibitors, art raffle to benefit sea turtles, sharing table, beach craft making with local artists, food trucks & more!

8385 S Highway A1A, Melbourne Beach, Florida 32951
Brevard County Barrier Is
https://www.brevardfl.gov/EELProgram/Sanctuaries/BarrierIslandSanctuary

Barrier Island Sanctuary