Animal Tracks identifier chart--pdf download
Adobe Acrobat Document 6.7 MB
Florida Bike Trails
Visit Florida bike trails brochure_0.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 3.3 MB

When You See:                                                Call:

Illegal Dumping, Fuel spills,Seagrass               FDEP 1 800 320 0519

Scarring, Vessel Grounding                               


Exotic Reptiles: SCGOV Resource Protection 

or call 861 5000


Invasive Plant Species                                  Center for Aquatic & Invasive Plants   352 392 1799


Algal Blooms, Fish Kills                                 Mote Marine, Karen Nierberg 941 388 4441


Abandoned traps, Feeding Wildlife                  FWCC 888 404 FWCC (3922)

Litter, Monofilament in quantity

Wildlife Injuries


Sarasota County Field Guide to Natural Lands--64pp. PDF download file


Florida Recreational and Nature Links/Resources


    Bike Venice Florida

    Bikes International  

    Florida Mudcutters

    Friends of Legacy Trail

    Reale Bikes in Venice

    Sarasota Sharks Tri Club (triathlon club)

    SCORR (Sarasota County Off Road Riders)

    SCORR (Facebook page)

SWAMP: South West Association of Mountain bike Pedalers

    Village Bikes


    Peace River Audubon Society

    Sarasota Audobon  

    Venice Area Audubon


    Leave No Trace

Environmental Organizations

    Center For Biological Diversity

    Environmental Conservancy of North Port, Inc. 

    Florida Panther

    Florida Wildlife Corridor

    The Nature Conservancy

    Manasota 88

    Manatee-Sarasota Sierra Club

    Silver Springs Alliance


    Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants

    Edible Plants

    Florida Native Plant Society

    Florida Native Plant Society: Mangrove chapter

    Florida Native Plant Nursery

    4 Bees Herb Farm


    Coastal Wildlife Club (sea turtle monitoring)

    Defenders of Wildlife

    Florida Bat Conservancy    


    Friends of the Florida Panther Refuge

    Sarasota Butterfly Club

    University of Florida Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation


Governmental Organizations

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection

    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

    Florida Wildlife Extension 

    Manatee County Preserves and Natural Lands

    Master Naturalist Classes

    Myakka River State Park

    Sarasota County Natural Lands

    Sarasota County Parks and Recreation

    Science and Environment Council of Sarasota

    Southwest Florida Water Management District


    Florida Trails Association

History of Sarasota County

    Friends of Sarasota County History Center  website  Facebook

Horseback Riding

    Riding Star Ranch--equine assisted educational and therapeutic programs

    TKM Stable


    Barrier Island Parks Society

    Biotica Tours

    Economy Tackle/Dolphin Dive--Florida Kayak

    Florida Paddling Trails Assoc.

    Grande Tours

    Gulf Coast Kayak

    Old Florida Outdoor Center and Gallery

    Silent Sports Outfitters


    Sarasota Folk Club

News Media Event Calendars

    Adventure Florida

    Gondolier Sun

    Herald Tribune

Orienteering and Adventure Racing

    Florida Orienteering

    Pangea Adventure Racing

    SOAR Suncoast Orienteering and Adventure Racing



Photography  941 544 6148

    The Nature of Florida

    The Nature of Florida: Carlton Reserve

    Swamp Stomp Adventure Race in the Carlton 2008

    Studio Ray Productions: Darryl Saffer

        Video: Not Long Ago


    K-9 Search and Rescue-- Sarasota

    Wildlife Center of Venice


    Map My Run

    Sarasota Sharks Tri Club (triathlon club)





Information & Website


Park Naturalists:

Meghan Harris

         Art Jensen


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Sarasota County

Field Guide

to Conservation Lands

(download 64pp. PDF)

Field Guide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 3.8 MB

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