Boyd Hill Preserve to hold ecology and environment arts workshops

The Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg will hold several nature-related workshops this spring to encourage creativity among its participants.


The Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg will hold several nature-related workshops this spring to encourage creativity among its participants.

Individuals will work in teams to build a wildlife corridor during The Great Florida Wildlife Corridor Challenge, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 8, a release on the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce website said. The challenge is open to children ages 5 to 10. The cost is $5 and registration is required as space is limited.

Artists age 18 and older will have the chance to create a nature-inspired block print from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 15. The cost is $20 and preregistration is required, the release said.

Local artists will teach participants ages 7 to 18 how to transform and refashion an oversize T-shirt at the Upcycling REMAKE Market from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22. Participants will need to bring a T-shirt, but the rest of the materials needed will be supplied, the release said. The cost is $5 and preregistration is required.

On the same day, individuals ages 12 and older can learn how to create their own zines at the Earth Day Zine Workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost is $5. While supplies will be provided, participants can bring art supplies and magazines.

All workshops will take place at the preserve, located at 1101 Country Club Way S.

For more information, call 727-893-7326 or visit stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill.html.

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