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Date Description  
February 21, 2017
8:30 AM

Exotic Plant Control/Trail Maintenance - Volunteer

Special Volunteer Opportunity
Join us for a couple of hours to help eliminate exotic (invasive) plants and maintain trails at various Land Trust Properties. No experience necessary, a volunteer leader will greet you! Wear Comfortable clothing to work outside, bring gloves, water and snacks. We will have gear and tools to borrow. Contact Ken Gonyo for location information - call the office or email Ken: kgonyo@irlt.org.

Location:
Lagoon Greenway - NE Intersection of Indian River Blvd & 8th Street
February 22, 2017
9:00 am

Kayak Excursion

Excursion
This special tour is being offered in conjunction with Adventure Kayaking. All equipment is provided. Leaving from MacWilliams Park, located on Indian River Drive east, at the north of east end of Merrill Barber Bridge, you will kayak through the Lagoon and learn more about the land that has been preserved just north of the Barber Bridge. This special tour is limited to 15 participants Please RSVP.

Location:
MacWilliams Park: Indian River Drive east

Please Register for this event.
February 25, 2017
7:30 AM

Land Trust Second Annual Trail Run on the Greenway

Gator Gallop: Trail Run
Register Online or in person at Runner's Depot. You can download a registration form.

Location:
Lagoon Greenway - NE Intersection of Indian River Blvd & 8th Street
February 27, 2017
8:30 AM

Exotic Plant Control/Trail Maintenance - Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunity
Join us for a few hours helping to eliminate exotic (invasive) plants and maintain trails at the Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail. No experience necessary, a volunteer leader will greet you! Meet in the parking lot of the Trail just off US1 at 79th Street. Wear Comfortable clothing to work outside, bring gloves, water and snacks. We will have gear and tools to borrow. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations prior to the event. Questions? Call the office or email Ken: kgonyo@irlt.org.

Location:
Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail: US1 and 79th Street at Hobart Landing
February 28, 2017
8:30am

Exotic Plant Control/Trail Maintenance - Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunity
Join us for a couple of hours to help eliminate exotic (invasive) plants and maintain trails at the Lagoon Greenway. No experience necessary, a volunteer leader will greet you! Meet in the parking lot of the Greenway at the NE intersection of Indian River Blvd at 8th Street. Wear Comfortable clothing to work outside, bring gloves, water and snacks. We will have gear and tools to borrow. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations prior to the event. Questions? Call the office or email Ken: kgonyo@irlt.org.

Location:
Lagoon Greenway - NE Intersection of Indian River Blvd & 8th Street
March 3, 2017
9:00 AM

Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail

Conservation Tour
This 50-acre block of conservation lands is situated on the west side of the Lagoon a mile south of the Wabasso Causeway. It contains oak trees, scrub forest, mangroves, and beautiful views of the Indian River Lagoon. Tour begins at 9:00 AM. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations prior to the event.

Location:
Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail: 79th Street, east off U.S. Highway 1
March 7, 2017
8:30am

Exotic Plant Control/Trail Maintenance - Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunity
Join us for a couple of hours to help eliminate exotic (invasive) plants and maintain trails at the Lagoon Greenway. No experience necessary, a volunteer leader will greet you! Meet in the parking lot of the Greenway at the NE intersection of Indian River Blvd at 8th Street. Wear Comfortable clothing to work outside, bring gloves, water and snacks. We will have gear and tools to borrow. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations prior to the event. Questions? Call the office or email Ken: kgonyo@irlt.org.

Location:
Lagoon Greenway - NE Intersection of Indian River Blvd & 8th Street
March 10, 2017
9:00 am

Spoonbill Marsh

Conservation Tour
This 45-acre property is a man-made wetland designed and managed by the County to cleanse well-water brine and enhance wading bird habitat. It directly adjoins IRLT’s Winter Beach Salt Marsh, a 51-acre conservation area containing one of the last remaining high salt marshes in our County. Limited to 30 Participants

Please Register for this event.
March 11, 2017
7:00 AM

Bird Surveys

Birding
Amateurs and experienced birders are invited to grab a cup of coffee and head to the Land Trust's conservation land for a morning walk. A knowledgeable birder will lead the group on an outing to survey the species located on the 111 acre protected area. The walk will take birders on a 1.5 mile path around mangrove forest, by ponds, and past the Lagoon.

Location:
Bee Gum Point - Fred Tuerk Drive
March 13, 2017
8:30 AM

Exotic Plant Control/Trail Maintenance - Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunity
Join us for a few hours helping to eliminate exotic (invasive) plants and maintain trails at the Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail. No experience necessary, a volunteer leader will greet you! Meet in the parking lot of the Trail just off US1 at 79th Street. Wear Comfortable clothing to work outside, bring gloves, water and snacks. We will have gear and tools to borrow. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations prior to the event. Questions? Call the office or email Ken: kgonyo@irlt.org.

Location:
Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail: US1 and 79th Street at Hobart Landing
March 14, 2017
8:30 AM

Exotic Plant Control/Trail Maintenance - Volunteer

Special Volunteer Opportunity
Join us for a couple of hours to help eliminate exotic (invasive) plants and maintain trails at various Land Trust Properties. No experience necessary, a volunteer leader will greet you! Wear Comfortable clothing to work outside, bring gloves, water and snacks. We will have gear and tools to borrow. Contact Ken Gonyo for location information - call the office or email Ken: kgonyo@irlt.org.

Location:
Lagoon Greenway - NE Intersection of Indian River Blvd & 8th Street
March 15, 2017
9:00 AM

Bee Gum Point

Conservation Tour
Situated on the Atlantic Flyway, this 111-acre property is part of an important block of conservation lands acquired by the Land Trust along the Indian River Lagoon in 2011. It was one of the last unprotected wetlands on the barrier island and includes a mile of Lagoon shoreline. There is no need to register, tours begin at 9:00 Please check our website prior to the event for weather cancellations.

Location:
Bee Gum Point - Fred Tuerk Drive
March 16, 2017
9:00 am

Tour Padgett Creek Ranches

Conservation Tour
This 1,600-acre Florida ranchland property, preserved by the County with conservation easements in 2007, contains the Padgett Branch, an old-Florida waterway which is part of the fresh water feeder system to Blue Cypress Lake. Limited to 15 Participants

Please Register for this event.
March 17, 2017
9:00 AM

Tour Padgett Creek Ranches

Conservation Tour
This 1,600-acre Florida ranchland property, preserved by the County with conservation easements in 2007, contains the Padgett Branch, an old-Florida waterway which is part of the fresh water feeder system to Blue Cypress Lake. Limited to 15 Participants

Please Register for this event.
March 21, 2017
8:30am

Exotic Plant Control/Trail Maintenance - Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunity
Join us for a couple of hours to help eliminate exotic (invasive) plants and maintain trails at the Lagoon Greenway. No experience necessary, a volunteer leader will greet you! Meet in the parking lot of the Greenway at the NE intersection of Indian River Blvd at 8th Street. Wear Comfortable clothing to work outside, bring gloves, water and snacks. We will have gear and tools to borrow. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations prior to the event. Questions? Call the office or email Ken: kgonyo@irlt.org.

Location:
Lagoon Greenway - NE Intersection of Indian River Blvd & 8th Street
March 25, 2017
1:00 PM

Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail

Conservation Tour
This 50-acre block of conservation lands is situated on the west side of the Lagoon a mile south of the Wabasso Causeway. It contains oak trees, scrub forest, mangroves, and beautiful views of the Indian River Lagoon. Tour begins at 1:00 PM. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations prior to the event.

Location:
Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail: 79th Street, east off U.S. Highway 1
March 26, 2017

Polo Match to Benefit The Land Trust

Polo Match
Local teams will versus the University of Miami all to benefit the Land Trust.

Location:
Polo Fields - B&G Equestrian
March 28, 2017
8:30 AM

Exotic Plant Control/Trail Maintenance - Volunteer

Special Volunteer Opportunity
Join us for a couple of hours to help eliminate exotic (invasive) plants and maintain trails at various Land Trust Properties. No experience necessary, a volunteer leader will greet you! Wear Comfortable clothing to work outside, bring gloves, water and snacks. We will have gear and tools to borrow. Contact Ken Gonyo for location information - call the office or email Ken: kgonyo@irlt.org.

Location:
Lagoon Greenway - NE Intersection of Indian River Blvd & 8th Street
March 31, 2017
9:00 am

Lagoon Greenway

Conservation Tour
This exciting property boasts an ecologically diverse three-mile trail system for hiking, jogging or bike riding. The Lagoon Greenway is an example of a public/private cooperative developed by the Land Trust, working with Indian River County Commissioners, The Mosquito Control District and F.I.N.D. (Florida Inland Navigation District).

Location:
Lagoon Greenway - NE Intersection of Indian River Blvd & 8th Street
April 3, 2017
8:30 AM

Exotic Plant Control/Trail Maintenance - Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunity
Join us for a few hours helping to eliminate exotic (invasive) plants and maintain trails at the Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail. No experience necessary, a volunteer leader will greet you! Meet in the parking lot of the Trail just off US1 at 79th Street. Wear Comfortable clothing to work outside, bring gloves, water and snacks. We will have gear and tools to borrow. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations prior to the event. Questions? Call the office or email Ken: kgonyo@irlt.org.

Location:
Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail: US1 and 79th Street at Hobart Landing
April 4, 2017
8:30am

Exotic Plant Control/Trail Maintenance - Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunity
Join us for a couple of hours to help eliminate exotic (invasive) plants and maintain trails at the Lagoon Greenway. No experience necessary, a volunteer leader will greet you! Meet in the parking lot of the Greenway at the NE intersection of Indian River Blvd at 8th Street. Wear Comfortable clothing to work outside, bring gloves, water and snacks. We will have gear and tools to borrow. There is no need to RSVP. Please check our website for weather cancellations prior to the event. Questions? Call the office or email Ken: kgonyo@irlt.org.

Location:
Lagoon Greenway - NE Intersection of Indian River Blvd & 8th Street
April 14, 2017
9:00 am

Lagoon Greenway

Conservation Tour
This exciting property boasts an ecologically diverse three-mile trail system for hiking, jogging or bike riding. The Lagoon Greenway is an example of a public/private cooperative developed by the Land Trust, working with Indian River County Commissioners, The Mosquito Control District and F.I.N.D.

Location:
Lagoon Greenway - NE Intersection of Indian River Blvd & 8th Street
April 15, 2017
7:00 AM

Bird Surveys

Birding
Amateurs and experienced birders are invited to grab a cup of coffee and head to the Land Trust's conservation land for a morning walk. A knowledgeable birder will lead the group on an outing to survey the species located on the 111 acre protected area. The walk will take birders on a 1.5 mile path around mangrove forest, by ponds, and past the Lagoon.

Location:
Bee Gum Point - Fred Tuerk Drive
Note: Regarding Walking Tours: The Land Trust's popular conservation tours are free to the public, some tours are limited to 30 participants. Participants should wear comfortable shoes and clothes for walking. There are always great opportunities for using a camera and binoculars.