Summer Programs At Delnor Wiggins Park

Posted by Office Staff on Monday, June 9th, 2014 at 2:18pm.

Do you have a plot this summer? If so, you will need to revise your schedule; and if not, Delnor Wiggins Park is more than willing to offer you a rare experience of nature and its surroundings. Boasting one of the pristine and blond stretches of beach known to mankind, Delnor is a paradise that offers its clients vast and peaceful scenery of the popular Gulf of Mexico, and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of countless shorebirds not forgetting the diverse wildlife that gather around the park each year.

The Ranger Programs at Delnor Wiggins Pass State Park in collaboration with Florida Gulf Coast University – FGCU Environmental Studies is now offering summer programs every Tuesday beginning June 10th at 9:30 am thanks to Christopher Tesmer, a gifted FGCU student. He (Chris) will explain and demonstrate research on Gopher Tortoise population using radio telemetry based on the transmitters mounted on the tortoises. There will also be an additional class every Friday at 8.30 am; and the best part is that all ages are welcome for these events at the pavilion in area 5.

Charges are only for Park Entry fees, which include;

- One vehicle with one person – $4.00
- One vehicle with more than one person - $6.00
- Walkers and bicyclers – $2.00

For the beach combining programs, this will recommence in July, every Tuesday as at 9:30 am. Delnor Wiggins Park offers more than just learning aid to participants; it is also a fun place to make new friends, discover new birds, animals, among other many factors. Visitors have made this park a popular destination where they sunbathe, hike, snorkel the reef, bird-watch, fish, search for epic sea shells, picnic, or simply sit back and relax in the cool and serene environment all credit going to mother nature.

Make an effort of joining us today to explore this gem of Florida with some of the state’s finest students.

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