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Boca Sierra Newsletter

Check out the latest news and outings adventure opportunities in this month's Boca Sierra-- the newsletter of the Manatee-Sarasota Sierra Group!

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WARNING: Long Bar Pointe development will damage your bay.

Long Bar Pointe is a proposed development in Manatee County that could severely damage fish nurseries and bird nesting sites in north Sarasota Bay. If you have ever enjoyed fishing, boating or nature-sightseeing on Sarasota Bay, watch this video and contact the Manatee County commissioners (http://www.mymanatee.org/home/government/board-of-commissioners/E-mail.html) to tell them you oppose this over-the-top development. Sarasota County residents, this is your bay and your battle, too. Watch to see what we could lose if it is approved.

Learn the details in this short video:

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General Meetings

Our General Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m. at the Sarasota Garden Club, 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota (more info)

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Florida Phosphate Mining

See the real face of Phosphate mining and get an idea of what the potential really is.

Read the full brochure:

Watch the short film here or on YouTube

We represent Manatee and Sarasota Counties on the Florida Gulf Coast.  We are dedicated to enjoying our environment and preserving it for future generations.

Sarasota-Manatee Sierra Club