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Our Programs

The Institute of Florida Studies offers tailored programs to all members of the Tampa Bay community.  With knowledgeable guides and access to some of the most beautiful places in the area, we can bring you closer to the natural world than ever before. This Fall, in conjunction with Institute for Corporate and Continuing Education, we are thrilled to offer our Florida Adventures programs! From trips down the river and up a tree to ways to "go green", we have something for everyone.

The Florida Adventure Series

  • Caves of Florida
  • Kayak Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve
  • Majestic Oak Tree Climb
  • Kayak Upper Hillsborough River


 Natural Florida Series

  • Wildflowers and Plants
  • Starry Skies
  • Explore English Creek
  • Shorebirds and Coastal Ecology

 Living Lightly Series

  • Florida Friendly Fall Garden
  • DIY Green Workshop - Rain Barrels
  • Composting 101
  • Cleaning Green How-To



We also work with local organizations for service projects. Have an idea for a project? Let us know! Let us help!

  • Scout projects
  • Cleanup events
  • Watershed awareness
  • Species counting
  • Invasive eradication
  • ...come to us with your ideas!


Contact us for details and to book your next adventure!

English Creek (Credit: Dr. Peter Germroth)