What wonders can you find in the salty shallows of Little Sarasota Bay? Satisfy your curiosity by spending a fun morning exploring at 2 Feet Under the Bay, hosted by Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast and Around the Bend Nature Tours. This family-friendly program, designed for kids, ages 5 to 12, will be held Saturday, June 10, 2017, 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Bay Preserve.
Be prepared to get your feet wet as you wade in the grass flats with dip nets, and discover what thrives in the bay, our nursery of the sea. The program will be held at Conservation Foundation’s headquarters, Bay Preserve, 400 Palmetto Avenue in Osprey. Registration is required as capacity is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For details and registration, visit www.conservationfoundation.com/2feet or call (941) 918-2100.
2 Feet Under the Bay is offered in celebration of the underwater adventure, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, presented by Asolo Rep, June 7 through July 1 in Sarasota. Learn more about this innovative, family-friendly production at www.asolorep.org.
About Around the Bend Nature Tours
Around the Bend provides nature experiences for schools and families at parks and preserves in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Around the Bend tells the stories of the land, and the science of sustainability, in order to instill the sense of natural Florida as home. Learn more about Camp Myakka and other summer offerings at www.aroundbend.com.
About Conservation Foundation
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast saves land, forever, protecting those special natural lands that make this region extraordinary. Working with landowners, businesses, and government, Conservation Foundation protects the character and natural integrity of the bays, beaches, barrier islands and their watersheds on Florida’s Gulf Coast. A nationally accredited land trust, the Foundation purchases natural areas, holds land conservation agreements and educates for responsible land and water stewardship in Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee Counties. Learn more at www.conservationfoundation.com.