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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.


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

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

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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