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Outdoors calendar: January 2009

The uniquely designed St. Petersburg Pier is open 365 days a year and hosts more than 300 events each year. Oh yeah, and the fishing is pretty good around there as well.

EDMUND D. FOUNTAIN | Times

The uniquely designed St. Petersburg Pier is open 365 days a year and hosts more than 300 events each year. Oh yeah, and the fishing is pretty good around there as well.

3 Pioneer night and campfire at the Pinellas Pioneer settlement, Boyd Hill Nature Park, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-7326.

7 Learn how to catch fish at Rick Frazier's eight-week saltwater fishing class, St. Petersburg. (727) 510-4376.

9 Help pull salt marsh plants at Port Manatee for Tampa Bay Watch. E-mail rarndt@tampabaywatch.org.

10 Plant red mangrove trees at Terra Ceia for Tampa Bay Watch. E-mail rarndt@tampabaywatch.org.

11 Full moon fever.

14 Tampa Bay RV show at the Florida State Fairgrounds. (813) 741-0488.

16 Take a guided canoe trip at Weedon Island Preserve, St. Petersburg. (727) 453-6500.

17 Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg needs volunteers to help pick pesky air potato plants beginning at 10 a.m. (727) 893-7326.

18 Photography hike at Brooker Creek Preserve. (727) 453-6800.

19 General gun season ends in the Central Zone.

20 The new St. Petersburg Pier opens in 1973 with its upside down pyramid style.

26 New moon.

Outdoors calendar: January 2009 01/01/09 [Last modified: Thursday, January 1, 2009 3:30am]
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