Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center Events in June

Posted: June 10, 2009 by Jeff Fabiszewski in Florida Kayaking, Kayak Presentation
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1800 Weedon Dr. NE Saint Petersburg, FL 33702 (727) 453-6500

Guided Canoe Trip
Friday, June 12, 2009   9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Education Services Staff and Volunteers, Environmental Lands Division
Take this opportunity to explore a portion of the south canoe trail at Weedon Island Preserve. This trail offers a rare look at some of the aquatic ecosystems that make west-central Florida so special. Trained canoe guides lead you through mangrove stands and over sea-grass and oyster beds, while pointing out various flora and fauna that live here. If you have never explored the Preserve from the water, this is an exciting opportunity you don’t want to miss!  The cost for this unique experience is $14.02 per person plus tax ($15 total) or $28.04 per canoe plus tax ($30 total) (maximum of 3 people per canoe). Spaces fill quickly, and pre-registration is required.  Minimum age: Children must be 6 years old or older and all minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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Arctic Kayak Adventures
Friday, June 19, 2009   7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Russell Farrow, Sweetwater Kayaks, St. Petersburg, FL

Join Russell Farrow of Sweetwater Kayaks in this presentation of his incredible kayak adventure exploring the Arctic. Extraordinary videos of scenic ice wonders help tell this daring experience by seasoned kayakers. Enjoy a bowl of ice cream to set the mood for a chilling outdoor adventure. This event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required.  Recommended for all ages.

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