Field Trips - All field trips are open to the public and most are free. Van trips involve sharing van rental expenses and require a reservation three days before the trip. Overnight trips involve additional costs for lodging and travel and also require reservations. In all cases, a contact is noted who can provide additional details. When the meeting place is Tri City Shopping Center, assemble outside the Party City store near US Rt. 19. When the meeting place is Countryside Shopping Town, assemble outside the Sears store near US Rt.19. Where there are no bathroom facilities at the field trip site, the trip is marked X; rest stops will be provided en route. For all trips please bring drinking water.
Saturday, 6/2/07at 7:30 a.m. - Philippe County Park and Safety Harbor Museum: raptors, shorebirds & songbirds on old Tampa Bay; learn about Pinellas history & lunch at Whistle Stop. Meet at first parking lot in park. Contact Lynn Sumerson: 727-596-8822.
Saturday, 7/14/07 at 7 a.m. - Rainbow Springs: refreshing class 1 spring, flora & fauna and cool FL natural summer. Water craft rent & spring transport additional. Meet Countryside Mall. Contact Mike McDonald: 727-538-8688
Saturday, 8/4/07 at 8 a.m. - Marine splendor of Clearwater Harbor with the Clearwater Marine Aquarium: explore the marine environment of St. Joseph Sound with biologists from the Aquarium. Lunch after. Meet at Aquarium. Contact: Mike McDonald: 727-538-8688.