- Dec 02 2023
- 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Beach Walks & Bird Talks – Beachcombing & Birding Workshop
Expand your enjoyment of Sarasota’s most famous beaches with a guided nature walk! Join an expert naturalist from Sarasota’s Department of Parks & Rec. on a guided walking tour of Sarasota’s bayfronts. Learn about the local flora, fauna, geology, and geography, as well as seasonal migrations, blooms, and natural history. A must for avid birders of all ages!
This workshop is off-site and does not take place at Selby Gardens’ campus. Upon arrival, please meet at the South Lido Key Beach Park Bath House (2201 Benjamin Franklin Dr., Sarasota, FL 34236) around 7:20 a.m. to be checked-in for your 7:30 a.m. start time. There is ample free parking, a water fountain, and a restroom. Your instructor will be standing next to the bath house, between the restrooms and the picnic area. From there, the instructor will lead you on the nature walk.
Binoculars, comfortable water shoes, hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended. This class will take place in drizzle or shine. Be prepared to wear appropriate rain gear. This class will only be canceled if there is extreme weather (lightning, tropical storms, etc.).
Location: South Lido Key Beach Park Bath House (2201 Benjamin Franklin Dr., Sarasota, FL 34236)
Class Fee: Members $36/Non-members $39
Class Size: 40 Students
Instructor: Shaun Swartz