barrier island center http://wfit.org en The Barrier Island Center Offers Amazing Array Of Environmental Adventures http://wfit.org/post/barrier-island-center-offers-amazing-array-environmental-adventures <p>There are a multitude of ongoing exciting events and programs at the <a href="http://www.brevardcounty.us/EELProgram/Areas/BarrierIslandSanctuary">Barrier Island Sanctuary Management and Education Center</a>, less formally known as the Barrier Island Center. The Center is located at 8385 South Highway A1A, Melbourne Beach - right in the heart of the <a href="http://www.fws.gov/archiecarr/">Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge</a>. The Refuge was established by Congress in 1989 to protect sea turtles now threatened with extinction throughout the world. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 22:39:36 +0000 Rose Mantle 16392 at http://wfit.org The Barrier Island Center Offers Amazing Array Of Environmental Adventures Barrier Island Center Hosts Turkey Creek Paddle Day http://wfit.org/post/barrier-island-center-hosts-turkey-creek-paddle-day <p><a href="http://www.conserveturtles.org/barrierislandcenter.php">The Barrier Island Center</a> will be offering a series of activities through November as part of Trash Treasure Month. Saturday, November 17<sup>th</sup> is Turkey Creek Paddle day. Explore hydric and mesic hammocks and sand pine scrubbed by the treasured blackwater creek. The meeting place for the event is at Goode Park in Palm Bay at 1 pm. Please wear water shoes and sunscreen and bring a water bottle, a snack and insect repellant. Kayak tours for singles and pairs will be available with a limited enrollment of 20 people. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 21:48:36 +0000 WFIT 13734 at http://wfit.org Barrier Island Center Hosts Turkey Creek Paddle Day Tour De Turtles 2012 Social & Silent Auction http://wfit.org/post/tour-de-turtles-2012-social-silent-auction <p>Created in 2008 by the <a href="http://www.conserveturtles.org/">Sea Turtle Conservancy, the Tour de Turtles </a>is a fun, educational journey through the science, research and geography of sea turtle migration using satellite telemetry. Kick-off the Tour de Turtles with a celebration featuring hors d&#39;oeuvres, refreshments, a silent auction, local artists and music.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 17 Jun 2012 15:32:34 +0000 wfit 7717 at http://wfit.org Tour De Turtles 2012 Social & Silent Auction The Barrier Island Center Presents "Coral Reef Adventure" http://wfit.org/post/barrier-island-center-presents-coral-reef-adventure <p>Beat the heat by attending the <a href="http://www.brevardcounty.us/EELProgram/Areas/BarrierIslandSanctuary">Barrier Island Center&rsquo;s</a> special showing of <a href="http://coralfilm.com/">&ldquo;Coral Reef Adventure&rdquo;.&nbsp; </a>The film event takes place Saturday, June 9 at 1 p.m. and again at 3 p.m.</p><p>Experience some of the world&#39;s most vibrant and endangered coral reefs on the big screen&hellip;.all in recognition of <a href="http://worldoceansday.org/">World Oceans Day</a>. Attendance is free.</p> Sat, 02 Jun 2012 15:05:03 +0000 WFIT 7061 at http://wfit.org The Barrier Island Center Presents "Coral Reef Adventure"