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.

February
Feb 4 Myakka State Park 9:30am-12:30pm
Feb 8 Don Pedro State Park/Lemon Bay
         10am-1:30pm $25mem-$30non mem
Feb 10 Myakka State Park 9:30am-12:30pm
Feb 12 Waterways of Nokomis 10am-1pm
Feb 14 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 10am-1pm
Feb 15 Myakka State Park 9:30am-12:30pm
Feb 17 Snook Haven/Myakka River 8:30am-11:30am
Feb 18 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 10am-1pm
Feb 21 Myakka State Park 9:30am-12:30pm
Feb 22 Caspersen Beach Park/Lemon Bay 10am-1pm
Feb 24 Cockroach Bay State Park/Tampa Bay 10am-2pm $30mem-$35non mem
Feb 26 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 9am-12noon

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.

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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)

Sat Feb 07 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
Winter Survival Wildlife Walk
Sat Feb 21 @ 9:00AM -
Winter Water Fowl and Seal Walk
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
Sat Mar 28 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
Early Spring Bird Walk!
Fri Apr 17 @ 1:00PM -
Old Dune Trail Walk
Fri Apr 24 @ 2:00PM -
Arbor Day Tree Walk
Sat Apr 25 @ 8:00AM -
Surf Fishing Clinic
Sun Apr 26 @11:00AM - 02:00PM
Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup