Join the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and the Palm Beach County Library System at Okeeheelee Nature Center as they introduce you to pollinators and read poems by Emily Dickinson through a virtual walk & talk.
Did you know that Vinegaroons, or Whip Scorpions, can spray a vinegar-like substance when they feel threatened? Learn this and more about Vinegaroons in this episode of Animal Encounters!
Do you know how Duck Potato gets its name? Watch this episode of What’s that Plant? to learn how!
Welcome to Power of Parks, a podcast produced by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department, where we share inspiring stories from people who have benefited from nature, parks, and recreation.
Episode 19 features Sandi Schwartz — a Palm Beach County resident and author of “Finding Ecohappiness: Fun Nature Activities to Help Your Kids Feel Happier and Calmer.” She’s also a passionate environmentalist, and spent years working in the environmental field and she’s dedicated to helping others recognize the ways nature can help minimize stress and increase happiness.
History Comes Alive at Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park features different topics from reenactors at the annual Battlefield Reenactment event. On this episode, Robert Feeney portrays Edward Frederick Leitner, a Military Surgeon during the first Battle of the Loxahatchee. Feeney displays and discusses a number of medical instruments used during the Second Seminole War.
Did you know that Cocoplum berries are not poisonous, and it’s common for lots of birds and other animals to eat them? Watch this episode of What’s that Plant? to learn more!
History Comes Alive at Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park features different topics from reenactors at the annual Battlefield Reenactment event. On this episode, Archie Marshall, Mark Lutz, and Matt Milnes represent U.S. Infantry Soldiers and demonstrate weapons and battle tactics during the Second Seminole War.