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.

January
Jan 7  Myakka State Park  9:30am-12:30pm

Jan 10  Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach  10am-1pm
Jan 11 Myakka State Park  9:30am-12:30pm
Jan 13  Apollo Beach/Tampa Bay warm water sanctuary
10am-2pm $30mem-$35non-mem + $5 private boat launch fee
Jan 17  MYAKKA DAZE  see above Dec 6
Jan 20  Myakka State Park  9:30am-12:30pm
Jan 22  Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach  10am-1pm
Jan 24  Myakka State Park  9:30am-12:30pm
Jan 25  Don Pedro State Park/Lemon Bay  10am-1:30pm  $25mem-$30non mem
Jan 28  Cockroach Bay State Park/Tampa Bay  10am-2pm  $30mem-$35non mem

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
Jan. 10
Feb. 14
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:
Feb 11, March 4, April 8 : Loyola 941-966-8690
Feb 25, March 25, 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)

Thu Jan 01 @11:00AM -
Annual New Year's Day Beach Walk at Fort Tilden
Sat Jan 03 @12:00PM -
Lunch and Learn Series
Sun Feb 01 @10:00AM - 12:30PM
Explore Dead Horse Bay, New York's Best Kept Secret
Sat Feb 07 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
Winter Survival Wildlife Walk
Sat Feb 07 @12:00PM -
Lunch and Learn
Sat Feb 21 @ 9:00AM -
Winter Water Fowl and Seal Walk
Sat Mar 07 @12:00PM -
Lunch and Learn
Sat Mar 07 @12:00PM -
Lunch and Learn
Fri Mar 13 @10:00AM -
Winter Water Fowl and Seal Walk
Fri Mar 20 @ 5:00PM -
Spring Equinox Walk