PRCA News

Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
4/29/2021
Notice: Park and living history Farm area still closed. Land management activities are ongoing and all public access to the park and living history farm will be prohibited from April 30-May 2.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
2/4/2021
Please note: as part of the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department Nature Operation Division’s routine practices after a prescribed burn, Morningside Nature Center, 3540 East University Avenue, will remain closed for today, Friday, Feb. 5. The park and the Living History Farm will be open tomorrow.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
6/30/2020
As part of the Nature Operation Division’s routine land management practices, a prescribed burn is scheduled for today, weather and site conditions permitting, at Morningside Nature Center, 3540 E. University Ave., beginning at 10 a.m. and ending before 5 p.m. This is an ecological fuel reduction burn, which will be conducted with support from the Florida Forest Service. All public access to the park and living history farm will be prohibited during the burn.
11/14/2018
Enrich your Thanksgiving holidays with merriment among the piney woods of Morningside Nature Center at the annual Cane Boil & FiddleFest!
9/17/2018
Take advantage of a wide offering of native north Florida plants during the 2018 Fall Native Plant Sale. Native plants are adapted to drought and the heat, which helps reduce water consumption from irrigation, require less upkeep and help save money. The Fall Native Plant Sale is at Morningside Nature Center Saturday, Sept. 29 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and is open to the public.
Posted by: Katharine Berry
9/25/2015
Paint your yard with the beautiful colors of native plants! They are adapted to variable weather conditions, and they are easy to maintain. Take advantage of the largest offering of native plants in north Florida during the 2015 Fall Native Plant sale, held Saturday Oct. 10 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Morningside Nature Center. An exclusive member's sale is Friday, Oct. 9, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., and is open to members of the Friends of Nature Parks (FNP) and to members of the Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS). Memberships are available at the gate. Cash, checks and debit/credit cards are accepted. The sale is hosted cooperatively by the City of Gainesville’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, the Friends of Nature Parks (FNP) and Paynes Prairie chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS).
Posted by: Katharine Berry
7/31/2015
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is reaching out to our community, seeking long-term volunteers to help support programs at Morningside Nature Center.
Posted by: Katharine Berry
6/18/2015
Based on current or predicted weather conditions, observed conditions on site, or other factors, the Prescribed Burn Manager for the City of Gainesville, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, Nature Operations Division has cancelled the prescribed burn which had been scheduled for today. This cancellation is in accordance with safe management practices as defined by the Florida Forest Service and the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
5/20/2015
Prescribed Burn at Morningside Nature Center today, Wednesday May 20, 2015. Barnyard Buddies will not take place today.
Posted by: Katharine Berry
3/19/2015
See what’s in bloom with colorful native plants for your landscape and garden! They are adapted to variable weather conditions and they are easy to maintain. Take advantage of the largest offering of native plants in north Florida during the 2015 Spring Native Plant Sale at Morningside Nature Center Saturday, April 4, open to the general public from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. An exclusive member’s sale is Friday, April 3, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., and is open to members of the Friends of Nature Parks and the Florida Native Plant Society only. Memberships are available at the gate. Cash, checks and credit/debit cards accepted at the sale.
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