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September 20, 2014

KEEP SARASOTA BEAUTIFUL (INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP DAY)
Oscar Scherer State Park

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September 20, 2014

COASTAL CLEAN UP
Alafia River State Park

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September 20, 2014

27TH ANNUAL HILLSBOROUGH RIVER AND COASTAL CLEANUP
Hillsborough River State Park

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September 20, 2014

2014 COASTAL CLEANUP
Lovers Key State Park

Date: Saturday - September 20th, 2014. 9:00 AM  12:00 PM

Description:

The Coastal Cleanup is the only cleanup where trash is collected and recorded.  The data cards are then sent to the Ocean Conservancy where the information is used in the development of new environmental protection acts and change the behaviors that cause marine debris in the first place.  The data cards are designed to have groups of 4 working together, 3 to collect litter and debris and 1 to record the findings.  Latex gloves will be handed out, however some of the marine debris will be rough so please feel free to bring work gloves. 

The annual cleanup is organized nationally by The Ocean Conservancy, and is coordinated locally by Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) and the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF).

The 2 goals of the cleanup are to remove unsightly and environmentally harmful debris from Florida's coastlines and raise awareness about this preventable litter problem. Litter poses a threat to wildlife - plastic bags are mistaken for jellyfish and eaten by sea turtles. Lost and discarded fishing tackle is eaten by birds and becomes an entangling death trap to many types of animal life.

2014 Check In Locations for the Coastal Cleanup are:

Bunche Beach:  18201 John Morris Road, Fort Myers, FL 33931

Fort Myers Beach Elementary School:  2751 Oak Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

Lovers Key State Park (Event Field):  8700 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

The 2013 Coastal Cleanup had an amazing turnout!! Preliminary numbers show Keep Lee County Beautiful registered a record 1,605 volunteers at 23 locations around the county, including the underwater cleanup. The event removed 10,361 pounds of litter and debris from our shorelines and waterways.

Pre-registration for this event is required. To register, please contact Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc at (239) 334-3488 or visit http://klcb.org/sp_coastalcleanup.htm

Participation Requirements

Fees: Free for volunteers

Contact: For additional information or to register to participate please contact Trish Fancher, Program Coordinator for Keep Lee County Beautiful, (239) 334-3488 or email trish@klcb.org or visit the Lee County Coastal Cleanup Website Coastal Clean Up

Directions: Lovers Key is located at 8700 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach. The park boundaries are Big Carlos Pass and New Pass. We are 10.5 miles west of I75 on exit 116.

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September 20, 2014

FISH THE EVERGLADES
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

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September 26, 2014

NATIVE AMERICAN POW-WOW
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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September 27, 2014

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY
Oscar Scherer State Park

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September 27, 2014

FUN WORKDAY - IN CELEBRATION OF THE NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY
Little Manatee River State Park

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September 27, 2014

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY - COASTAL CLEAN UP
Honeymoon Island State Park

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September 27, 2014

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY - COASTAL CLEAN UP
Caladesi Island State Park

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September 27, 2014

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY SERVICE PROJECT / EXOTIC REMOVAL
Highlands Hammock State Park

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September 27, 2014

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY: PADDLING TOUR AND RIVER CLEAN-UP
Myakka River State Park

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September 27, 2014

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY SERVICE PROJECT / TRAIL MAINTENANCE
Highlands Hammock State Park

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September 27, 2014

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY SERVICE PROJECT / SAND PINE REMOVAL AT SEVEN LAKES
Highlands Hammock State Park

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September 27, 2014

2014 NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY
Lovers Key State Park

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September 28, 2014

NATIVE AMERICAN POW-WOW
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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September 30, 2014

INCREDIBLE EDIBLES
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 04, 2014

FALL WILDFLOWER/BUTTERFLY WALK
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 05, 2014

FLORIDA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES #3
Alafia River State Park

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October 09, 2014

ROAD BACK IN TIME
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 11, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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October 11, 2014

WEEDS AND SEEDS: A (PRE) HISTORY OF DINING IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA
Koreshan State Historic Site

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October 11, 2014

2ND ANNUAL BACK 40 MUSIC FESTIVAL
Little Manatee River State Park

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October 14, 2014

WILD EDIBLE PLANT COLLECTION AND PREPARATION
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 18, 2014

HALLOWEEN CANDLE LIGHT TOUR
Gamble Plantation Historic State Park

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October 18, 2014

SUN FIESTA @ CENTENNIAL PARK, VENICE FL
Oscar Scherer State Park

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October 18, 2014

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - BACK PORCH REVIVAL
Highlands Hammock State Park

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October 24, 2014

22ND ANNUAL HAUNTED WOODS EVENT - WANTED: CREATURES OF THE NIGHT VOLUNTEERS
Hillsborough River State Park

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October 24, 2014

HAUNTED HAYRIDE & TRAIL
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 24, 2014

HAUNTED TRAILS
Oscar Scherer State Park

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October 24, 2014

22ND ANNUAL HAUNTED WOODS EVENT
Hillsborough River State Park

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October 26, 2014

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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November 01, 2014

VINTAGE RV SHOW
Koreshan State Historic Site

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November 02, 2014

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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November 07, 2014

ALAFIA FAT TIRE FESTIVAL
Alafia River State Park

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November 08, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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November 08, 2014

PREHISTORIC SNOWBIRDS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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November 15, 2014

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - GROOVUS
Highlands Hammock State Park

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November 16, 2014

THE X-COUNTRY MARATHON, 30K, HALF-MARATHON & 5K
Alafia River State Park

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November 22, 2014

DAY OF CONSCIOUSNESS
Oscar Scherer State Park

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December 06, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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December 06, 2014

2014 GREAT OUTDOOR ADVENTURE DAY
Lovers Key State Park

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December 12, 2014

THE CANDLELIGHT EXPERIENCE AT FORT FOSTER
Fort Foster State Historic Site

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December 12, 2014

THE CANDLELIGHT EXPERIENCE AT FORT FOSTER
Hillsborough River State Park

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December 13, 2014

MOUND KEY TOUR AND KAYAK PADDLE
Mound Key Archaeological State Park

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December 13, 2014

MOUND KEY TOUR AND KAYAK PADDLE
Koreshan State Historic Site

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December 14, 2014

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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January 10, 2015

ARCHAEOLOGY OF POOP: THE TRUTH COMES OUT IN THE END
Koreshan State Historic Site

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January 13, 2015

AFTERNOON TEAS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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January 17, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - RICK ARNOLD
Highlands Hammock State Park

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January 17, 2015

9TH ANNUAL ALL-TRAILS HIKE/CONCERT
Oscar Scherer State Park

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January 30, 2015

GHOST WALK
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 06, 2015

GHOST WALK
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 10, 2015

AFTERNOON TEAS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 11, 2015

SCHOOL DAYS AT FORT FOSTER
Hillsborough River State Park

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February 11, 2015

SCHOOL DAYS AT FORT FOSTER
Fort Foster State Historic Site

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February 14, 2015

FORT FOSTER RENDEZVOUS
Fort Foster State Historic Site

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February 14, 2015

15TH ANNUAL SCRUB JAY 5K/10K RACE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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February 14, 2015

ART SHOW, GREAT ART IN A GREAT PARK
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 14, 2015

FORT FOSTER RENDEZVOUS
Hillsborough River State Park

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February 15, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 21, 2015

RUN - EVERGLADES ULTRA
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

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February 28, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - CALIFORNIA TOE JAM BAND
Highlands Hammock State Park

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February 28, 2015

TASTE OF HISTORY LUNCHEON
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 07, 2015

VINTAGE CAR SHOW
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 10, 2015

AFTERNOON TEAS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 21, 2015

ANTIQUE ENGINE SHOW
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 21, 2015

11TH ANNUAL SARASOTA FOLK FESTIVAL
Oscar Scherer State Park

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March 22, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 28, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - WILLIAM FLORIAN
Highlands Hammock State Park

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April 04, 2015

KIWANIS FISHATHON
Oscar Scherer State Park

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April 12, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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April 18, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - LOTELA GOLD
Highlands Hammock State Park

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April 19, 2015

26TH ANNUAL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
Oscar Scherer State Park

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May 16, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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June 21, 2015

FATHERS DAY ORIENTEERING WORKSHOP
Oscar Scherer State Park

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