Quiet Water Kayak TripsFL kayaking
Enjoy leisurely paddling and observation at a variety of sites difficult to visit by any other means. Kayak, paddle, life vest etc  supplied.  If you’ve never used a kayak before, a short training session before the trip will get you going.  Call John at (941) 966-7308 for reservations.  Members who own a kayak and life vest are welcome to go on trips marked with no asterisk (*) for  a $5 donation to ALS. Cost is $20 for members,  $25 non- member unless otherwise noted.  Trips into State parks require an additional entrance fee.

April 2015
April 11 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 9am-12noon
April 12 Don Pedro State Park/Lemon Bay 9am-12:30pm $25mem-$30non mem
April 15 Myakka River/Snook Haven 8:30am-11:30am
April 16 Historic Cortez/Kitchen Preserve 9am-12noon $25mem-$30non mem
April 18 Blackburn Pt/Oscar Scherer State Park 9am-12:30pm
April 19 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 9am-12noon
April 22 Alifia Banks/Tampa Bay Bird Rookery 10am-1:30pm $30mem-$35non mem

May 2015
May 6 Myakka River/Snook Haven 8:30am-11:30am
May 9 Shell Key Preserve/Pinellas Co 10am-2pm $30mem-$35non mem
May 10 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 8:30am-11:30am
May 12 Stump Pass State Park 9am-12noon $25mem-$30non mem
May 14 Sister Keys/Longboat Key 9am-12noon
May 17 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 8:30am-11:30am
May 19 Myakka River/Snook Haven 8:30am-11:30am
May 23 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 8:30am-11:30am
May 24 Don Pedro Island State Park/Englewood 9am-12:30pm $25mem-$30non
May 27 Sunset/moonlight paddle 7pm-9:30pm
May 28 Sunset/moonlight paddle 7pm-9:30pm

Upcoming Marine Life Explorations
Explore the sea life near our shores with American Littoral Society biologists.  Using hand and seine nets, we will be searching shallow waters and sea grass beds, observing, collecting, and discussing the natural history of some of the many interesting fishes and other animals that inhabit Sarasota Bay.  Trips run on Saturdays from 9:30 to 11:30 AM at Lemon Bay Park. Wading shoes suggested. Call Chuck for reservations at 941-488-8998. Cost: Free.

2015
April 11
May 9

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Eco-Tour Aboard the Carefree Learner
Enjoy wildlife and a hands on experience around Sarasota Bay. Leaves Bayfront Park near the LeBarge

1-3 PM Wednesdays from Feb-May
Adults $20
Members $15
Children 10 and Under $10

For Dates and Reservations Call:
March 4, April 8 : Loyola 941-966-8690
March 26, April 22: Linda 607-423-9027

 

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 Dear Participants:

 Bud Doyle has retired.  The nature walks will be posted in a few months.  We would all like to say:

 Thanks Bud for all your great work!

 

 

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Upcoming Events (Red=NJ; Blue=NY; Green=FL)

Sat May 30 @ 3:00PM - 06:00PM
Jamaica Bay Ecology Cruise
Tue Jun 02 @ 6:00PM -
Horseshoe Crab Walk
Fri Jun 05 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
Montauk Spring Weekend
Sat Jun 06 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
Montauk Spring Weekend
Sun Jun 07 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
Montauk Spring Weekend
Sat Jun 13 @12:00PM - 04:00PM
Annual Meeting + Members' Day
Sun Jun 21 @ 6:00PM -
Summer Solstice Walk
Fri Jun 26 @ 9:30AM -
Pine Barrens Canoe Trip
Sat Jul 11 @ 9:30AM -
Fossil Hunt
Thu Jul 23 @ 6:00PM -
Sunset Seining