201710 October Activity Calendar

OCTOBER 2017       

Thursday, October 19, Alligator Amblers monthly meeting  at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 15600 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34110. The entrance is accessed from the parking lot on the North side of the buildings.  The meet-and-greet starts at 6:30 pm, meeting kicks off at 7:00 pm. All are welcome! Come and meet others who are interested in the great outdoors!

This month’s meeting will focus on three things: Trail First Aid Kits, tips from the recent trail skills training in Paisley, Florida, and the Kissimmee River Restoration project highlighted at the recent Florida Trail Association South Conference.

We encourage attendees to bring their  personal trail first aid kits.  We will all share ideas on what contents make sense in our environment.  Donna Hornsby will also share what’s in our brand new chapter first aid kit.  Please feel free to share your trail first aid tips as well. We hope to see you there!                                            

Saturday, October 21, 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

 

201711 November Activity Calendar

NOVEMBER 2017

Thursday, October 16, Alligator Amblers monthly meeting  at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 15600 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34110.  Social gathering 6:30 pm, meeting starts promptly at 7:00 pm.  The entrance is accessed from the parking lot on the North side of the buildings.  The meet-and-greet starts at 6:30 pm, meeting kicks off at 7:00 pm.  All are welcome!  Come and meet others who are interested in the great outdoors!

Heather Ferrand,  with the Florida State Forest Service, will give us an update on the Everglades Restoration at Picayune Strand.  The topic is very interesting to Alligator Ambler members because we conduct hikes and off-road bicycle trips there every year.

201802 February Activity Calendar

FEBRUARY 2018

Thursday, February 16, Alligator Amblers monthly meeting  at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 15600 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34110.  Social gathering 6:30 pm, meeting starts promptly at 7:00 pm.