For Immediate Release
February 10, 2012
(BPRW) Explore the Everglades on Sunset Safari!
(BLACK PR WIRE) — LAKE WORTH, FL — A sunset safari to the Everglades will take place March 10, and provides an opportunity to visit the most northern remaining wetlands of the River of Grass. Tickets are available through March 5.
The Arthur R. Marshall Foundation is sponsoring this annual sunset safari. It will be held at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in western Palm Beach County. Airboat and canoe tours, nature walks, state-of-the-art interactive exhibits, music, storytelling, and dinner and cocktails at sunset are featured. It is from approximately 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
"This is a unique opportunity to engage, experience, explore and enjoy," said Nancy Marshall, president of the Arthur R. Marshall Foundation. The wildlife refuge has a boardwalk through a spectacular cypress swamp, a new visitor center, exhibits and trails. The airboat and canoe tours feature knowledgeable guides, and each lasts about 30 minutes. (Participants have a choice of airboat or canoe ride on the safari.)
Tickets are $75 and $125 per person, and include all activities. Proceeds benefit the education programs of the Arthur R. Marshall Foundation. Purchase tickets online at www.artmarshall.org or mail payment to Sunset Safari, P.O. Box 2620, Palm Beach, FL 33480. RSVP by March 5.
Round-trip charter bus transportation is provided from West Palm Beach. The bus will depart from Trump Plaza at 3 p.m. Please arrive by 2:45 p.m. at 525 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (valet parking is free). The bus returns at approximately 7 p.m. If driving on your own, plan to arrive at 3:45 p.m. at the Refuge, 10216 Lee Road, Boynton Beach, 33473. (Enter off State Road 7, approximately 2 miles south of Boynton Beach Boulevard.)
The Arthur R. Marshall Foundation is located in Lake Worth, Fla. Its mission is to develop, promote, and deliver science-based education and public outreach programs central to restoration of the greater Everglades ecosystem and its historic “River of Grass.” Established in 1998, the Foundation has quickly grown to become a leader in environmental education and is the only non-profit in South Florida offering hands-on learning opportunities in Everglades restoration and preservation.
For more information about the Sunset Safari, call (561) 233-9004, or email info@ArtMarshall.com, or visit www.artmarshall.org.
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