Field Trips & Workshops
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Conference participants can choose between two field trips or sign up for one of two heritage workshops. All field trips and workshops leave from the Silver River Museum at 8:30am. If you are participating, make sure to arrive by at least 8:15am. There are no concurrent sessions or other presentations during 8:30am-10:30am.
You can RSVP for field trips and workshops when registering for the conference.
Field Trip #1: Natural Communities Eco-Tour
Enjoy a guided tram and boat ride through the natural communities of Silver Springs State Park. Consider bringing a pair of binoculars to view the wildlife in the woods and on the river.
No extra fee. 24 person limit
Field Trip #2: Guided Nature Hike
Hike alongside experts to learn about the natural communities and history of Silver Springs State Park as you explore the River Trail. This 1.3 mile loop begins in the dry uplands and gradually shifts lower in elevation to our wetlands before reaching the Silver River.
No extra fee.
Heritage Craft Workshop #1:
Pioneer Skills and Cooking
Explore the Silver River Pioneer Village as you learn how the early settlers to Florida harnessed natural resources to survive. Try your hand at cooking over a fire in a log cabin from the 1830’s. Participants will get to eat what they cook.
$6 per person, paid during registration. 20 person limit.