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.

July
July 2 Deer Prairie Creek/North Port 9am-11:30am
July 4 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 8:30am-11:30am
July 5 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 8:30am-11:30am
July 8 Caspersen Beach Co Park/Lemon Bay 8:30am-11:30am
*July 9 Sunset/moonlight paddle 7:00pm-9:30pm
July 11 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 8:30am-11:30am
July 14 Myakka River/Snook Haven 8:30am-11:30am

August
Aug 2 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 8:30am-11:30am

Aug 4 Nokomas Waterways 8:30am-11:30am
Aug 6 Sunset/moonlight paddle
Aug 8 Little Manatee River State Park 9am-1pm $30mem-$35non mem
Aug 11 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 8:30am-11:30am
Aug 13 Sister Keys/Longboat Key 9am-12noon
Aug 16 Don Pedro Island State Park/Lemon Bay 9am-12:30pm $25mem-$30non mem
Aug 19 Shakett Creek/Dona Bay 8:30am-11:30am
Aug 22 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 8:30am-11:30am
Aug 25 Myakka River/Snook Haven 8:30am-11:30am
Aug 29 Caspersen Beach Park/Lemon Bay 8:30am-11:30am

September
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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