Timucuan Parks Foundation and AARP are hosting a virtual event as part of their Healthy Living: Fresh Air, Fitness, Friendship and Fun series. On Wednesday, March 10, award-winning photographer Will Dickey will be leading the discussion on Nature Photography in the Parks. The free event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Zoom.
Dickey has a passion for photographing the natural spaces that makeup Northeast Florida’s landscape. He developed an interest in photography while in high school and college in Alabama and turned his camera to nature. His images have been displayed in local art galleries and exhibited at area outdoor art festivals. For the last 37 years, he served as a staff photographer for the Florida Times-Union where he earned regional and national awards for his photographs.
At the virtual event, Dickey will be sharing his images of Northeast Florida’s spectacular landscapes, seascapes and wildlife. He will also be providing tips and techniques on how best to capture images of nature.
Healthy Living: Will Dickey’s Nature Photography in the Parks is a free event but registration is required and can be done at timucuanparks.org/healthy-living. Once registered, participants will be given a link to join the virtual tour via Zoom.
The Healthy Living series is a partnership between TPF and AARP and is designed to promote healthy living and the therapeutic effects of the local parks and preserves. For more information, contact Timucuan Parks Foundation, at [email protected] or call (904) 374-1107.
About Timucuan Parks Foundation
The Timucuan Parks Foundation is a nonprofit organization that preserves, promotes and enhances Jacksonville’s natural areas through community engagement, education and enjoyment. The foundation originated in 1999 with the Preservation Project Jacksonville, Inc. to identify and assist in acquiring the most vulnerable and environmentally sensitive lands in Duval County. The acquisition of lands created the largest urban park system in the United States. The Timucuan Parks Foundation works with its park partners, including the National Park Service, Florida State Parks and the City of Jacksonville, and other community partners to promote environmental stewardship, the health benefits of the parks and preserves, and an appreciation for Jacksonville’s special outdoor spaces. For more information, visit timucuanparks.org.