Fish Tales
- Nature center concludes series of three lectures -
DATE: November 16, 2012
MEDIA CONTACT: Michael Mills
PHONE: 954-357-8115

WHAT: The Anne Kolb Nature Center at West Lake Park in Hollywood will finish its Family and Friends Nature Series of lectures on Sunday, December 2, with a program called “Be a Good Angler,” presented by Lara Kramer, director of Fish Florida, and Kristen Hoss, founder of Tanawha Presents and executive director of Youth Environmental Alliance. They’ll talk about fish and what they eat, as well as offering hands-on instruction on how to use a fishing rod, tie a hook, and catch and release fish. The program concludes with actual fishing from the park’s pier. Participants can bring their own gear or borrow some on site. The program runs from 3 to 4:30 p.m., and light refreshments will be served. A $2 donation is requested, to benefit the Friends of Anne Kolb volunteer group.

WHERE: Mangrove Hall
Anne Kolb Nature Center
751 Sheridan St., Hollywood 33019

WHEN: Sunday, December 2, 3-4:30 p.m.

WHO: For all ages.

HOW: A $2/person donation to the Friends of Anne Kolb volunteer group is requested. Preregistration is required.

For further information, call the nature center at 954-357-5161. Anne Kolb is accessible via Broward County Transit Route #12.

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Founded in February 1956 and accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, Broward County Parks and Recreation Division manages nearly 6,500 acres, encompassing 19 regional parks and nature centers, six neighborhood parks, and 21 natural areas at various stages of development. Facilities include water parks, campgrounds, a target range, a stadium, a skate park, an observatory, mountain bike trails, an educational farm with stables, and a velodrome and other sports facilities. Hours and fees vary by location. For more information, visit

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