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Greater
Charlotte Harbor Group
Greater
Charlotte Harbor Group
Contact Information

Sierra Club
Greater Charlotte Harbor Group
PO Box 27221
El Jobean, FL 
33927-7221
(941)
626-4919
Outings
Note !
Paddle participants must bring their own craft, PFD, and be able to swim.
The outings are open to the public and donations to the Greater Charlotte Harbor Sierra Club are gratefully accepted.

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For a list of State-wide outings, go to http://florida.sierraclub.org/outings.asp
Charlotte Sierra January-June, 2014 Outings Schedule
These outing are open to the public free of charge. Paddle participants must provide their own pfd, watercraft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to the Charlotte Sierra Club are always gratefully accepted. Reservations are required. See website at:
http://florida.sierraclub.org/charlotteharbor/

JAN 5 SUN 8:30-11:30 Morgan Park, Arcadia Hike
: With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through live oaks, cypress and unusual vegetation. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

JAN 7 TUE 9-3 Lower Peace River Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Rick Fried past phosphate dock ruins, alligator habitat, lunch at Nav-A-gator Restaurant and return a different route. Participants must provide pfd, watercraft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-637-8805.

JAN 11 Sat 8:30-11 Old Datsun Trail Hike:
With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through pine flatwoods, saltwater and freshwater marshes with unusual plant species. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

JAN 13 Mon 8:30-11:30 Webb Lake Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalists Jamie Reynolds and John Phillips through wetlands identifying native plants and birds. Participants must provide pfd, watercraft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to the Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve 941-637-8284.

JAN 14 Tue 8:30-11 Deep Creek Preserve Hike: With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through pine flatwoods, wetland marshes and hardwood hammocks. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

JAN 15 WED 9-2 Shell Creek Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Rick Fried. Participants must provide pfd, watercraft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-637-8805.

JAN 20 MON 8:30-11 Prairie Creek Preserve Hike:
With Florida Master Naturalists, John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through pine flatwoods, palmetto prairies, marshes and wetlands. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

JAN 23 THUR 9-2 Myrtle Creek Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Jim Story through fresh water jungle, tidal Shell Creek waterfall and Punta Gorda water supply dam. Participants must provide pfd, watercraft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve 941-505-8904.

JAN 28 TUE 8:30-11 Prairie Shell Creek Preserve Hike: With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through pine flatwoods, scrub and hardwood hammock. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

JAN 30 THUR 9-12 Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Bike Ride: With Florida Master Naturalist Merrill & Bob Horswill along 8 mile early phosphate railbed through state preserve across Coral Creek. Voluntary donations to the Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-445-6181.

FEB 1 SAT 8:30-11 Shell Creek Preserve Hike:
With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through pine flatwoods, scrub and hardwood hammock. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

FEB 5 WED 8:30-11 Charlotte Flatwoods Preserve Hike: With Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds in the pine flatwoods, marshes and freshwater habitats. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

FEB 6 THUR 9-3 Deep Creek Paddle: With Master Naturalist Rick Fried through side channels of the lower Peace River to the Nav-A-Gator for lunch and back a different route. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-637-8805. 

FEB 10 MON 8:30-11:30 Morgan Park, Arcadia Hike: With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through live oaks, cypress and unusual vegetation. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

FEB 13 THUR 9-2 Shell Creek Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Rick Fried.. Participants must provide pfd, watercraft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-637-8805.

FEB 17 MON 8:30-12 Prairie Creek Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Jamie Reynolds through cypress wetlands. Participants must provide pfd, water craft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-637-8284.

FEB 19 WED 9-2 Myrtle Creek Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Jim Story through fresh water jungle to tidal Shell Creek and waterfall over the Punta Gorda water supply dam. Participants must provide pfd, water craft, and be able to swim.Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve 941-505-8904.

FEB 20 THUR 8:30-11 Old Datsun Trail Hike:
With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through pine flatwoods, saltwater and freshwater marshes with unusual plant species. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

FEB 24 MON 8:30-11 Deep Creek Preserve Hike: With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through pine flatwoods, wetland marshes and hardwood hammocks. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

FEB 27 THUR 9-12 Don Pedro Island State Park Paddle/Hike: With Islanders and Florida Master Naturalist Merrill & Bob Horswill from park mainland launch to island for hike and lunch at beach pavilion. Bring lunch, water, pdf, watercraft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to the Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-445-6181.

FEB 28 FRI 8:30-11 Prairie Creek Preserve Hike:
With Florida Master Naturalists, John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through pine flatwoods, palmetto prairies, marshes and wetlands. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

MAR 5  WED 9-3 Lower Peace River Bird Watching Paddle: With Master Naturalist Rick Fried to an active rookery, to the Nav-A-Gator for lunch.  Participants must provide pfd, watercraft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to the Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-637-8805.

MAR 5 WED 8:30-11 Prairie Shell Creek Preserve Hike: With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through pine flatwoods, scrub and hardwood hammock. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

MAR 12 WED 8:30-11:30 Webb Lake Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalists Jamie Reynolds and John Phillips through wetlands identifying native plants and birds. Participants must provide pfd, water craft, and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to the Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve 941-637-8284.

MAR 15 SAT 8:30-11 Shell Creek Preserve Hike:
With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through pine flatwoods, scrub and hardwood hammock. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

MAR 18 TUE 8:30-11 Charlotte Flatwoods Preserve Hike: With Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds in the pine flatwoods,marshes and freshwater habitats. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

MAR 19 WED 9-2 Myrtle Creek Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Jim Story through fresh water jungle to tidal Shell Creek waterfall and Punta Gorda water supply dam. Participants must provide pfd, watercraft and be able to swim.Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve 941-505-8904.

MAR 20 THUR 9-12 Don Pedro Island State Park Paddle/Hike: With
Islanders and Florida Master Naturalist Merrill & Bob Horswill from park mainland launch to island for a hike and lunch at beach pavilion. Bring lunch, water, pdf, watercraft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-445-6181.

MAR 24 MON 8:30-11:30 Morgan Park, Arcadia Hike: With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds through live oaks, cypress and unusual vegetation. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

MAR 26 WED 9-3 Lower Peace River Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Rick Fried past phosphate dock ruins, through alligator habitat, rookery, lunch at the Nav-A-gator Restaurant and return a different route. Participants must provide pfd, water craft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-637-8805.


MAR 29 Sat 8:00-11:30 Babcock Webb Wildlife Management Area Bike Ride: With Florida Master Naturalists John Phillips and Jamie Reynolds on a 5-mile paved road alongside Webb Lake to identify wetland flowers and birds.  Voluntary donations to the Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-639-7468.

APR 1 TUE 9-2 Shell Creek Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Rick Fried. Participants must provide pfd, water craft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted.
Reserve: 941-637-8805.

APR 16 WED 9-2 Myrtle Creek Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Jim Story into a fresh water jungle, tidal lower Shell Creek and waterfall over Punta Gorda water supply dam. Participants must provide pfd, water craft, and be able to swim.Voluntary donations to the Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-505-8904

APR  22 TUE 9-3 Lower Peace River Paddle/Bird Watching: With Master Naturalist Rick Fried to active rookery, Nav-A-Gator for lunch and back. Participants must provide pfd, water craft, and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-637-8805.

MAY 8 THUR 9-3 Lower Peace River Paddle/Bird Watching: With Master Naturalist Rick Fried to an active rookery, to the Nav-A-Gator for lunch and back. Participants must provide pfd, water craft, and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-637-8805.

MAY 14
WED 9-2 Myrtle Creek Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Jim Story into fresh water jungle, tidal lower Shell Creek and waterfall over dam that contains the Punta Gorda's water supply. Participants must provide pfd, water craft, and be able to swim.Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-505-8904

MAY 22 THURS 9-2 Shell Creek Paddle: With Florida Master Naturalist Rick Fried.. Participants must provide pfd, watercraft and be able to swim. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted.
Reserve: 941-637-8805.

JUNE 11 WED 9-3 Lower Peace River Paddle/Bird Watching
: With Master Naturalist Rick Fried to an active rookery, to the Nav-A-Gator for lunch and back. Voluntary donations to Sierra Club are gratefully accepted. Reserve: 941-637-8805.