The contest will provide cash awards for “Best in Show”, first and second place in the categories of “Scenery”, “Botanical / Plants”, “Wildlife” and “Butterflies / Moths / Insects / Arachnids”, and first and second place in two youth category age groups (under 13 and 13-17). Cash award values will range from $30 to $150. All entered pictures must be taken within the Long Key grounds. Entries of up to three images require a small entry fee donation and will only be accepted at the Long Key Nature Center. More details can be found at www.friendsoflongkey.com.
“Off the beaten Path” Photo Walks
FOLK and the Long Key Nature Center are teaming up to offer two “photo walks” from 9:30 – 11:00AM on Saturday, March 24th and again on Saturday, April 14th starting at the Nature Center. Park experts and seasoned photographers will be on hand to take participants areas of the Natural Area not normally open to the public, discuss photography techniques and tips and offer a unique opportunity to capture the shot of a lifetime, or at the very least capture a few shots that can used as entries for the contest.
Contest Entry Submission Dates
Entries will be accepted at the Long Key Nature Center located at 3501 SW 130th Avenue in Davie (954) 357-8797 on Saturday, April 14th, 21st and 28th, 2018 from 10:00AM – 2:00PM. Download and entry form below.
FOLK is happy to sponsor the annual Teddy Bear Picnic at the Long Key Natural Area and Nature Center. Families and their favorite bears are invited to enjoy a bear-y afternoon with us. Our resident Honey Bear will be onsite for pictures so bring your camera! Each participant will receive a fun button and a bear lollipop. The Teddy Bear Picnic is a fun family event complete with games, bear-themed crafts, stories and bear face painting. Bring your teddy bears for the beauty contest! Cost is $5.00 per child. Come and join the fun...you'll be glad you did! If the weather does not cooperate, we will have our picnic in the Oak Hammock Hall. See you there!
Long Key is a Broward County Parks-operated treasure with a storied past, hidden away in west Davie - come visit and learn more! Admission to the park is free!
FOLK (Friends of Long Key) is a Citizens Support Organization dedicated to protecting and promoting Long Key's historical significance and beauty through fundraising, volunteerism and education.
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3501 SW 130th Ave, Davie, Florida 33330, United States