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October 2018

Monofilament Cleanup

October 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sarasota Sailing Squadron, 1717 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Sarasota Bay is a unique treasure land of wild birds and marine animals that offers spectacular fishing opportunities .  Loosing some fishing line and gear is inevitable, but now is the time to clean it up.   Marine debris cleanup is important to our organization's mission and we've been collecting lost and discarded fishing line and gear 9 years. Join SBW for our 9th Annual Monofilament Cleanup on Saturday October 6 out of the Sarasota Sailing Squadron.  Bring a boat or kayak, or just…

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Saprito Pier Underwater Cleanup

October 20, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Saprito Pier, 420 John Ringling Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Who: Certified divers, limited kayakers, ‘topside’ volunteers on the pier. What: A cleanup of the Tony Saprito Fishing Pier, above and below the water When: October 20th, 2018. Registration at 8:30am Where: Tony Saprito Fishing Pier, 920 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34236. Meet under the causeway. Why: Our annual underwater cleanup of Saprito Fishing Pier is here! Removing marine debris and lost fishing gear will reduce bird and marine animal entanglement and ghost fishing while maintaining a healthy habitat and fishing environment for everyone.…

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November 2018

Clam Release – November

November 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sarasota Sailing Squadron, 1717 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Come help us put life back into the bay! What: We are releasing 50,000 clams into the bay and need your help When: November 17th  11:00am Where: We will meet at Sarasota Sailing Squadron We need: Topside Volunteers to help unload clams from trucks and onto boats Boaters who can accommodate large bushels of clams for distribution Divers who can monitor distribution Sign up below if you are interested in helping with the November release!

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Black Friday Clam Drive

November 23, 2018

Missing something in your Black Friday shopping carts? Want to give back to Sarasota Bay this shopping season? This year we have deposited over 250,000 clams into Sarasota Bay to improve water quality and destroy red tide.  We are starting our clam initiative for 2019 and need your help to more than double this past year's numbers! Our science partners at Mote Marine have already confirmed that our clams that were deposited in the bay earlier this summer have survived…

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December 2018

Clam Release – December

December 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sarasota Sailing Squadron, 1717 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Come help us put life back into the bay! What: We are releasing 50,000 clams into the bay and need your help When: December 1st  11:00am Where: We will meet at Sarasota Sailing Squadron We need: Topside Volunteers to help unload clams from trucks and onto boats Boaters who can accommodate large bushels of clams for distribution Divers who can monitor distribution Sign up below if you are interested in helping with the December release!

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January 2019

January Clam Release

January 26 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sarasota Sailing Squadron, 1717 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Come help us put life back into the bay! What: We are releasing 50,000 clams into the bay and need your help! When: January 26th  11:30am Where: We will meet at Sarasota Sailing Squadron We need: Topside Volunteers to help unload clams from trucks and onto boats Boaters who can accommodate large bushels of clams for distribution Divers who can monitor distribution Thank you to all our volunteers for signing up early.  We have reached capacity!

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May 2019

Sister Keys Cleanup

May 4 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Mar Vista, 760 Broadway St
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
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It's time for the Sarasota Bay Watch Sister Keys Cleanup! The purpose of the event is to remove trash and debris from Sister Keys, the largest undeveloped islands from Tampa Bay to Charlotte Harbor. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, developers sought to build the Shangri Isle Club on the mangrove islands — complete with a golf course and landing strip for airplanes — and later planned to develop residential homes on the islands. But thanks to the efforts…

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June 2019

New Pass Cleanup

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ken Thompson Park Fishing Piers, 1700 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, Fl 34236
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Sarasota Bay Watch is partnering with the City of Sarasota and the Sarasota Police Department Dive Team. Who: Certified divers, kayakers, ‘topside’ volunteers on the piers. What: A cleanup of the fishing piers of Ken Thompson Park and New Pass, above and below the water When: June 8, 2019. Registration at 8:00am Where: Ken Thompson Park Fishing Piers Why: Removing marine debris and lost fishing gear will reduce bird and marine animal entanglement and ghost fishing while maintaining a healthy habitat…

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Suncoast Reef Rovers North Jetty Cleanup

June 22
Suncoast Reef Rovers North Jetty, 1000 S Casey Key Rd.
Nokomis, FL United States
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Calling all Divers, Topside Helpers, Snorkelers and Kayakers...Have some fun in the water and help do some good! Join us along with the SunCoast Reef Rovers for an underwater clean-up event at the Venice Inlet North Jetty on June 22, 2019 starting at 8am. All divers entering the water are welcome to attend and partake as long as they are a certified Scuba diver and comfortable diving in low visibility water with debris and sharp objects in the area. For…

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August 2019

“How’s The Bay Today?” Clam and Scallop Search!

August 24 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sarasota Sailing Squadron, 1717 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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This year is our 12th annual Great Scallop Search and this year we will also be asking the question "How's the bay today?"! In addition to scallops we will also be assessing our local clam population after the successful release of 250,000 clams last year! * * * * NOTE: THIS IS A NO HARVEST EVENT * * * * When: August 24th 8:30am  ----Lunch to follow Where: Sarasota Sailing Squadron. Purpose of event: Help to monitor annually the number of…

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