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.

Aug 25 Myakka River/Snook Haven 8:30am-11:30am
Aug 29 Caspersen Beach Park/Lemon Bay 8:30am-11:30am

Sept 2 Stump Pass State Park/Englewood 9am-12noon $25mem-$30non-mem
Sept 5 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 8:30am-11:30am
Sept 7 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 8:30am-11:30am
Sept 12 Shakett Creek/Dona Bay 8:30am-11:30am
Sept 17 Sister Keys/Longboat Key 9am-12noon
Sept 19 Don Pedro Island State Park/Lemon Bay 9am-12:30pm $25mem-$30non-mem
*Sept 23 Sunset/moonlight paddle 5:45pm-8:15pm
Sept 26 Shell Key Preserve/Pinellas Co 9am-1pm $30mem-$35non-mem
Sept 30 Myakka River/Snook Haven 8:30am-11:30am

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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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)

Thu Aug 20 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Sunset Seining
Fri Aug 21 @ 9:00AM - 01:30PM
Coastal Explorers
Sat Aug 22 @ 9:00AM -
Shore Birds and Wild Edibles Walk
Fri Sep 11 @12:00AM
´╗┐End of Summer Party
Fri Sep 18 @ 3:00PM - 03:00PM
Sandy Hook BioBlitz
Sat Sep 19 @ 3:00PM - 03:00PM
Sandy Hook BioBlitz
Wed Sep 23 @ 6:00PM -
Fall Equinox Walk
Sat Sep 26 @ 4:00PM - 07:00PM
Jamaica Bay Sunset Ecology Cruise
Sat Oct 03 @12:00AM - 12:00PM
Raptor Trust/Great Swamp Refuge
Sat Oct 10 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Fort Tilden Hawk Watch