What Kind of Wild Are You? June 2013 Happenings in Sarasota’s Parks

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~ June 2013 Highlights ~


What Kind of Wild Are You? 

That’s the cool new title for the County’s Guide to nature events and IFAS learning. The JUNE ISSUE is posted on FOSCP.org. You can also download it here.
Note this late correction to June events: To reach Charlie Sample about his June 14th event, use: csample41@verizon.net or 941-497-6463.


IFAS is Ongoing


IFAS classes through October can be found here.
celery fields
Hiking the Celery Fields


The American Hiking Society celebrates trails in June. Take part by hiking, cycling, paddling, horse-riding or walking.

Sea Turtle Nesting Season is here, and runs through Oct. 31. (Keep the lights down). Speaking of which, World Oceans Day is coming up:

World Oceans Day is June 8

Saturday, June 8 – World Oceans Day Family Festival will feature games and crafts focused on “green” sustainable practices, marine science and conservation by Mote and other local organizations.

Celebrate World Oceans Day! -- June 8th
Celebrate World Oceans Day June 8th
* What: World Oceans Day Family Festival
* When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday, June 8
* Where: Mote Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota
* Cost: Free with admission to Mote Aquarium. Admission is $19 for adults; $18 for seniors over 65; $14 for children ages 4-12; and free for kids age 3 and younger. Mote members always get in free.

For more information, contact the Sarasota County Call Center at 941-861-5000.

Tuesday, June 11 – All-America City Rally and “Sarasota Transcends” at Riverwood High.

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Saturday, September 21 – International Coastal CleanUp

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More Guides

In addition to the Parks List, check out these guides to activities around Sarasota County:

Thanks to Sarasota Photographer Nikki Graham for our featured image of the snowy egret.