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Paddling Coastal Clean Up

Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center - Pinellas County Extension

Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

Paddling Coastal Clean Up

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Type Remaining End Quantity
Clean Up Crew Member
This option includes clean up registration and the use of provided canoes. Individual must be 10 or older and if under 18 accompanied by an adult.
7 Tickets Ended Free  
Clean Up Crew Member w/ Personal Vessel
This option includes clean up registration. Individuals selecting this option MUST provide their own canoe or kayak to participate. No motorboats.
12 Tickets Ended Free  

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Event Details

National Estuaries Day & National Public Lands Day

Give Back with Florida Sea Grant Paddling Coastal Clean Up!


Be a part of the nation’s largest single-day volunteer event for public lands! Public lands and estuaries provide benefits that are critical to ecosystem health and the health and well-being of people who recreate on them and live in close proximity to them. Please volunteer to give back to Tampa Bay and the lands of Weedon Island Preserve.


UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant Agent Libby Carnahan will lead volunteers with canoes and kayaks to help clean up the difficult-to-reach shorelines of Weedon Island Preserve.  The cleanup will help to protect wildlife from entanglement and increase the aesthetic value of our natural surroundings.


Each volunteer will sign a Pinellas County Volunteer Form and Canoe waiver.  All participants must be 10 years old or greater. Any participants under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult with a ratio of 1 adult: 1 youth.


Participants must wear a clothes toed wading shoe (old tennis shoes, keens, scuba booties).  Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, cover up) is recommended. All participants must abide by the safety policies and recommendations of Pinellas County Staff.


Registration is REQUIRED. Space is limited. If you register, please plan to attend or email if you need to cancel.


For more information please contact Libby Carnahan at lcarnahan@ufl.edu or 727-453-6522


Ethnic background and racial information are collected to comply with Federal reporting requirements for Extension programs. Extension programs are open to all persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, or national origin.


Pinellas County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this class you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Prior to two working days before the class, please contact the Office of Human Rights, 400 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Suite 500, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 464-4062 (Voice/TDD)

When & Where

Weedon Island Preserve
1800 Weedon Dr NE
St. Petersburg, 33702

Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center - Pinellas County Extension


Pinellas County Extension at Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center is proud to offer a variety of educational and interpretive programs for the public. The goal of these programs is to empower citizens to make informed decisions about natural and cultural resources. Center programs interpret the natural, cultural and archaeological history of the Preserve in order to demonstrate how the environment and people support and shape each other.

For more information please call (727) 453-6500.

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