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Sold Out – Exploring the Everglades: A Walk Through the River of Grass

February 4 @ 8:30 am 12:00 pm

Free with Registration

Join HistoryMiami Museum and Everglades National Park in celebration of the park’s 75th anniversary! Experience this unique landscape on an off-trail hike as you reflect upon the natural environment. Explore how the Everglades inspired a movement to preserve our wetlands and how it has continued to influence art and culture in Miami and beyond.

Tour will include a slough slog (wet hike), which will provide a hands-on view of the River of Grass and reveal the hidden world of a cypress dome.

In partnership with Everglades National Park

National Park Service logo; a brown arrowhead with a drawing of a tree, buffalo, and mountain in the distance.
All participants must bring the following:
  • Water
  • Sturdy close toed, lace-up shoes
  • Long Pants
The following items are suggested:
  • Sunscreen
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Insect repellent
  • Binoculars
  • Snacks
  • Garbage bag, towel, and change of clothes (for the drive home!)

Featured Speakers:

T. Wheeler Castillo

Thom Wheeler Castillo lives and works in Miami, FL; Graduated from PNCA, Intermedia. Wheeler Castillo is interested in the landscape and ecosystems, past (art history) and present (Environmental Studies); he works from an interdisciplinary approach in his relentless pursuit of poetry, art history, earth science and anthropology.


Meeting Location:

Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center
40001 State Hwy 9336
Homestead, FL 33034
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Please note the tour does not include the entrance fee to Everglades National Park. Tour participants will meet at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center to be followed by a 15-minute drive to the location of our hike.

Image courtesy of GMCVB/miamiandbeaches.com

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Accessibility
To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any disability accommodation, please contact Hana Squires, Accessibility Coordinator, at accessibility@historymiami.org or call (305) 375-1621 at least two weeks in advance of your visit to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service.)


Release
By entering the premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on web sites, or any other purpose by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) and its affiliates and representatives. You release HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings. By entering the premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) or the person or entity designated to do so by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the premise.


Release

By entering the premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on web sites, or any other purpose by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) and its affiliates and representatives. You release HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings. By entering the premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) or the person or entity designated to do so by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the premise.