201706 June Activity Calendar

JUNE 2017

Saturday, June 3, 8:30 am Hike Estero Bay Preserve, 4940 West Broadway, Estero, FL  off US 41 in Estero.  Leisure hike through scrub flatwoods and muddy salt flats;  observe gopher tortoises, fiddler crabs, sea purslane, mangroves, wild flowers and the Estero River.  Wear old sneakers, bring water, sunscreen, hat and a snack. Meet at 8:30 am in parking lot at end of West Broadway.  Directions: I-75 to exit 123 – Corkscrew Road.  Turn onto Corkscrew, drive to light on 41 turn right, take a left turn at next light West Broadway and drive to parking lot.  Public invited. Limit – 12 people.  RSVP: JoAnn   phone 239-495-7644

Saturday, June 3, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm National Trails Day – Sabal Palm Clean Up.  The trailhead is 3.2 miles East of Collier Blvd (CR-951) on Sabal Palm Road in Picayune Strand State Forest.  Look for the trailhead sign on the right.  Lat-Long: 26.095287, 81.634100.  Volunteers will meet at the trailhead to hike the trail and pick up trash, trim back vegetation and re-mark blazes.  Safety meeting will be conducted at 0800, and cleanup will commence afterwards.  There will be water available for everyone in attendance and lunch will be provided in the afternoon.  Bring loppers or pruning shears if you have them.  Contact Carl Kepford at carl@tenthousandislands.net or sign up on meetup.com.

Thursday, June 15, Alligator Amblers monthly meeting.  More info to follow.

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