Events in Sarasota’s Parks and Waterways for March


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~ March 2013 Highlights ~



Sarasota County’s Debbie Zeilman does an amazing job gathering all the events, walks, kayakings, lectures, classes and more happening in the parks. If you’re into Nature Walks, Bill Dunson is leading nine of them this month.

The March Guide to events is here for easy reference.

Debbie’s List of IFAS Classes for March is here.


Three more good sources of activities around the County:

Get Ready . . .
doggie bones racers  

Tues. March 5, 7 am to Wed. March 6, 7 pm: 36 hours to help the Friends







March 7, 18, 25, 28 – Coming to Englewood: “Water 2013”  films and live forum at the EC4S. The capitalization of water is the topic Thursday, March 28th at the Center. A sample:


Blue Gold : World Water Wars
Blue Gold : World Water Wars



Meet and speak with water experts. For more information contact Don at, or

March 9, 7 am – “Pound the Ground” obstacle race at Celery Fields. More here.

March 16 – Bay Wise Kayak Tour of Blind Pass. Details.
March 21, 2 pm – Rain Garden Workshop with AnneMarie Post, Extension agent, at Shamrock Park.

March 23, 1 pm Friends of the forests might be interested in an online seminar being presented by the National Wildlife Foundation:


Join us for this informative webinar to learn about healthy forests, role of climate smart communities with trees, recommendations of what you can do in your own communities, and explore a new online tool that can help with forestry in urban environments. More here.

March 24, 2013  – FLT Tour de Parks Fun Ride.

Saturday, April 27 – 8 am to noon – join friends around Sarasota for this year’s Great American CleanUp. Call 861-5000 to get involved. More below.



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