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.
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.
Did you know that because Anhingas lack the oil-producing gland that many birds have, they can dive deeper in the water for food? Learn more about Anhingas, including their easy-to-remember scientific name, in this episode of Animal Encounters!
On this episode of Destination Recreation, we walk you through the many ways you and your dog can explore and enjoy PBC Parks. From dog parks where your pups can run free, to a stroll along a trail, find out how you and your best friend can enjoy a day out at a county-operated park!
History Comes Alive at Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park features different topics from reenactors at the annual Battlefield Reenactment event. On this episode, Dowling Watford, representing a U.S. Infantry Soldier, discusses some questions and controversies surrounding the Second Seminole War.
Have you ever spotted an object on the beach that looks like a harmless blue plastic bag? These animals are called Portuguese Man O’ War – and they can deliver a painful shock to anyone who picks them up or pops them. Watch this video to learn more about Portuguese Man O’ War and how you can protect yourself from these beach hazards.
For more information about Portuguese Man O’ War and other beach hazards, visit this webpage: https://discover.pbcgov.org/parks/Aquatics/Hazards.aspx
The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department has implemented a “carry out what you carry in” policy at a number of parks — including West Delray Regional, Riverbend, Loxahatchee River Battlefield, and neighborhood parks. Watch this video to learn how you can help keep pbcParks trash-free!
American Alligators, the Florida State Reptile, are common in South Florida — and can even be spotted in some PBC Parks. In this episode of Animal Encounters, Daggerwing Nature Center Manager, Sean Mallee, shares some interesting facts about the American Alligator, including a number of useful adaptations the reptiles have! This episode features Nibbles, an Animal Ambassador at Daggerwing Nature Center.