Author Archives: Kayak Dave

I have volunteered with the Annual Seagrass Celebration for all of it’s past ten years. It is by far my favorite enviro-event of the year. If you have children or grandchildren, or even if you don’t, come on out on the 26th and learn and enjoy.       What:                   11th Annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration When:                 March 26, 2011 10:00 am until 2:00 pm Where:                Shoreline Park South, Gulf Breeze (Across from the Recreation center on Shoreline Drive) Contact:               Chris Verlinde 623-3868 chrismv@ufl.edu Seagrass Awareness is an annual family event held at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze, Florida. This year, activities will include live marine life in touch tanks, “eat a seagrass bed,” make a shark tooth necklace, seining, games, fishing, marine creatures, arts and crafts, food, displays, explore a seagrass bed, boating safety, fishing, kayaking scallop gardening and more! Bring your family and…

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After a beautiful sunset, 4 friends and I headed west to our usual sand spit to watch the moon.  Within 10 minutes a thick wet fog descended on us. It was so thick we could only tell by the breeze which way we were going. After 15 minutes of this, we headed to the shoreline to regroup.  As we landed, we found we had only gone about 3/4 miles! We had some refreshments and “regrouped” for about 45 min.  We did see, for a short time, the moon trying to shine through the fog.  The fog never lifted, so we followed the shoreline back to our launch site. One of the great things about kayaking is you never know what the trip might bring, Be Prepared and Have Fun! Our next full moon paddle will be Thursday March 17, depending on weather conditions . Come join us and see what…

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