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.

March 2015
March 7 Myakka River State Park 10am-12:30pm
March 8 Don Pedro State Park/Lemon Bay 10am-1:30pm $25mem-$30non mem
March 10 Robinson Preserve/Manatee Co 10am-2pm $30mem-$35non mem
March 12 Shakett Creek/Donna Bay Venice 10am-1pm
March 14 Myakka River State Park 10am-12:30pm
March 15 Shell Key Preserve/Pinellas Co 10am-2pm $30mem-$35non mem
March 18 Historic Cortez/Kitchen Preserve 10am-1pm $25mem-$30 non mem
March 22 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Point Beach 9am-12noon
March 24 Peace River Estuary 10am-2pm $30mem-$35non mem
March 26 Myakka River State Park 10am-12:30pm
March 27 Myakka River State Park 10am-12:30pm
March 29 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 10am-1pm
March 30 Myakka River State Park 10am-12:30pm
March 31 Don Pedro State Park/Lemon Bay 9am-12:30pm $25mem-$30non mem
April 2 Shakett Creek/Donna Bay Venice 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.

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)

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
Sun Apr 26 @11:00AM - 02:00PM
Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup
Sat May 02 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
NYC Audubon Spring Migration Workshop
Fri May 08 @ 8:30AM -
Spring Migration Bird Walk
Sat May 09 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Sandy Hook Surf Fishing Clinic
Fri May 15 @ 6:00PM -
Horseshoe Crab Walk
Sat May 23 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Walk