SLC Free Guided Hikes for May
St. Lucie County’s Environmental Resources Department concludes its guided nature program for 2017.
These programs are free, open to the public, and reservations are required as space is limited. Hikes for May include:
§ Saturday, May 6 from 8 to 10 a.m.: The Special Birds of Sheraton Scrub Hike at the Sheraton Scrub Preserve, 2222 North 41st St., Fort Pierce. Enjoy an opportunity to look for a very special avian resident, the Florida Scrub-jay. This site features uplands adjacent to a small lake. This affords visitors to see a wide variety of resident and migratory bird species which utilize this unique ecosystem. You will be exploring trails to look and listen for the presence of birds and other wildlife while enjoying the seasonal flowers adapted to an upland environment.
§ Saturday, May 6 from 6 to 8 p.m.: Crepuscular Critters Hike at Indrio Scrub Preserve, 4100 Old Dixie Highway, Fort Pierce. As the scrub cools off in the evening activity picks up. Hike the sandy trails and find out what’s going on before dark. Appropriate for all ages and all minors must be accompanied by an adult.