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Weeds ‘n’ Seeds

January 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

After a year’s absence due to Hurricane Ian, plant enthusiasts Ruth Brooks and Karl Werner are excited to lead educational and fun Weeds ‘n’ Seeds plant walks on Sanibel and nearby off-island locations.

Enjoy being out in nature while observing common plants. All walks are on Mondays at 9 a.m. All walks last about two hours, and no reservations or fees are required. Participants are encouraged to wear proper footwear for walking through mud/water and vegetation, especially for those events marked with an asterisk! Check out our online plant database before you go and consider downloading or printing our plant checklist.

Jan. 15: Frannie’s Preserve, 9 a.m.*

SCCF’s Frannie’s Preserve is located at 520 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel, FL. Participants have three parking options:

  • Park at the beach parking on Tarpon Bay Road with a City of Sanibel A pass.
  • We are offering free carpooling at 8:45 a.m. at SCCF’s headquarters building at 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road.
  • Pay $5 an hour for beach parking on Tarpon Bay Road.

Jan. 22: Lakes Park in Fort Myers, 9 a.m.

Lakes Park is located at 7330 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers, FL. Participants have three parking options.

  • Park at Lakes Park for free with a Lee County parking pass.
  • Meet us for free carpooling at 8:15 a.m. at Tutti Pazzi on Sanibel (1200 Periwinkle Way).
  • Pay $1 an hour for parking at Lakes Park.

Enter the park from the main entrance on Gladiolus, and go to the last parking lot.

Jan. 29: To be announced

Stay tuned for the location, and for February and March trips.

*Proper footwear strongly encouraged

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