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Weeds ‘n’ Seeds

January 8 @ 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.

This year the focus will be to enjoy being out in nature, while observing common plants. All walks are on Mondays at 9 a.m. For off-island trips, participants can meet on Sanibel to carpool. All walks will last about two hours, and no reservations or fees will be required.

Jan. 8: Shipley Trail, 9 a.m.

SCCF’s Shipley Trail is located at 1300 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL.

Please park on the west-most parking lot (to the left of the gate — do not enter the gate). Parking is free.

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.

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: Sanibel Gardens Preserve, 9 a.m.

Pending completion of the Island Inn road closures and usage for beach renourishment trucks, we will meet on the West Gulf Drive side of Island Inn Road, parking by the gate near the trail head.

February and March Trips TBD.

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