We are looking for volunteers (or just interested people to visit) who would like to make the Moccasin Lake Nature Park a better place for locals and visitors of the City of Clearwater. We have beautiful trails, a small zoological collection (including birds of prey!), a butterfly garden, an interpretive center, classroom and some INCREDIBLE programs. The Clearwater Audubon Society, Pinellas Native Plant Society, The Florida Herb Society, Suncoast Herpetological Society, Clearwater Turtle & Tortoise Club of Florida, Hukyu Bonsai Society and the Southwest Bonsai Symposium - Study Group all meet at the park. Please join us!
SUNCOAST HERPETOLOGICAL SOCIETY, INC.
Saturday, March 23, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Guest speakers share their expertise on certain reptile and amphibian breeds on a monthly basis; some bring live animals. Learn fascinating facts on husbandry and diet to threats of extinction and how to protect these animals. The group offers presentations with live reptiles and amphibians to schools, clubs, etc., teaching responsible pet ownership, conservation and preservation through education. kingsnake.com/suncoastherpsociety, call[masked] or[masked] or email [masked]
FRIENDS IN FOCUS PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
Thursday, March 28, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Friends in Focus Photography Club of Clearwater Moccasin Lake is now the new home of this Clearwater photography club. Meet us for presentations, learning workshops, field trips and more. Follow us on Facebook as well.
The full two+ hours will be given over to our friend Professional Photographer Mike Leonard from Maine. He will give us an in-depth look at RAW as the best way to shoot high quality photos and why. Mike also plans to demonstrate the HDR and the Stitching Module. He is also asking attendees to bring one or two of your own RAW shots if they wish and he will show us the editing magic that can be done with them. All interested photographers of any skill level should plan to attend to see what is possible with our hobby.
Yoga for Beginners (Free and open to all)
Saturday, March 30, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
In this session, you will learn simple but powerful yoga postures to balance and stabilize your system. No prior experience with yoga is necessary. Can relieve chronic ailments, relieve back pain, stress, anxiety, and tension. It strengthens the spine and takes only 5-¬10 minutes to practice daily. Designed by Sadhguru, a self-¬ realized yogi and foremost authority in the field of yoga, sessions will be conducted by a trained instructor of the Isha foundation. For ages 7 & up.
CLEARWATER AUDUBON SOCIETY MEETING
Monday, April 1, 6:30-9 p.m.
The local chapter of the National Audubon Society conducts field trips to Florida’s natural areas, supports local environmental education efforts and sponsors environmental educators to Audubon training centers. Everyone is welcome. $1 suggested donation per session. clearwateraudubonsociety.org