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Celebrate National Estuaries Days this weekend

By Staff | Sep 24, 2009

In partnership with The Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program, join the Estero Bay Buddies for a guided paddle along the Estero River this weekend.

Chose from one of three guided paddles offered on Saturday, Sept. 26:

8:15 a.m. – 4 hour advanced paddle downstream

9:15 a.m. – 1 hour beginner paddle up stream

9:45 a.m. – 2 hour intermediate paddle downstream

There is a fee of $10 per person. Expect to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled launch in order to check in, pick out a kayak, paddle and life jacket.

For reservations, call Estero River Outfitters at 239-992-4050. There is a limit of 15 people per trip. Estero River Outfitters is located at 20991 South Tamiami Trail in Estero (1/4 mile north of Corkscrew Road).

The Estero Bay Buddies (EBB) is a non-profit Citizen Support Organization for the Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve and the Estero Bay Preserve State Park. The mission of the EBB is to support the further protection, conservation, restoration, management and the enhancement of the natural and cultural resources of the coastal and aquatic ecosytems of the Estero Bay estuary and watershed for the enjoyment and appreciation of current and future generations.