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SCCF Walking Tours Resume in January

December 21, 2021

Weekly, naturalist-guided walks at the Erick Lindblad Preserve and Bailey Homestead Preserve begin in January. At the Lindblad Preserve, participants will get an up-close look at the Sanibel Slough and rare plants. The Bailey Homestead walks will combine SCCF’s mission-driven work on the historic property, along with stories about its history. Suggested donation of $5; no registration is required.

Jan. 12: Shipley Trail & Bailey Homestead

This one-hour walking tour of the Bailey Homestead Preserve blends SCCF’s mission-driven work on the historic property with the history of the property and stories about the Bailey family, which farmed the land for three generations. No reservations are required; COVID-19 protocols will be observed, including masks required indoors. Walks begin on Wednesday, Jan. 12, and occur every Wednesday and Thursday at 10am. Meet at the Bailey Homestead Preserve (1300 Periwinkle Way) at the Conservation Gateway kiosk at the head of the Shipley Trail.

Jan. 13: Lindblad Preserve

Explore the interior habitats of the island with a naturalist during this hour-and-a-half-hour stroll through the Erick Lindblad Preserve. See the Sanibel Slough up close, watch for wading birds, and take a closer look at rare plants. Gain an appreciation for the often-unseen part of Sanibel! No reservations are required; COVID-19 protocols will be observed. Walks begin on Thursday, Jan. 13, and occur every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. Meet in the Lindblad Preserve parking lot (3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road).


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