Thursday, January 29, 2015

World Wetlands Day 2015: photo contest!

This Monday, February 2nd is World Wetlands Day! 

You can download information about the importance of wetland conservation to share at school, work, or at a community event here.

There's also a photo contest offering exciting prizes set up to commemorate the event! So grab your camera and head out into your beautiful local wetlands... don't worry if you can't, you can just visit the photo contest site and enjoy the contest submissions as they're uploaded from around the world.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Endangered Species Parade in Crystal River, FL

From the Endangered Species Parade at Central FL VegFest 2014
We'll be in Crystal River, Florida at the beautiful Three Sisters Springs all day this Saturday with tons of puppet, music, and crafting fun! Learn more about our Endangered Species Parade activities here.

This popular Florida Manatee Festival attracts over 10,000 visitors to the City of Crystal River, from which nearly half visit Three Sisters Springs. The refuge hosts mermaids, presentations by manatee scientists, spring experts, conservation agencies and much more!

You can save this date to your calendar, phone, or Facebook here.

Schedule of IBEX Events 
Saturday, January 17th 2015 ☻ map to Three Sisters Springs

10:00am-2:30pm: Crafting tables & Musical Garden open!

10:00am: Drum Circle @ The Musical Garden
10:30am: Puppet Parade
11:30am: Manatee Workshop #1
12:30pm: Puppet Parade
1:00pm: Drum Circle @ The Musical Garden