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Outdoors news: Photos, film document Florida trek

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Pictures, Film document Florida Trek

Join photographer Carlton Ward and filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus for the premiere of Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition: Everglades to Okefenokee, a film that chronicles their 1,000-mile trek north. The film rolls 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Tampa Bay History Center on Cotanchobee Park (801 Old Water Street, Tampa). For 100 days, Ward and fellow adventurers hiked, biked, kayaked and paddleboarded across Florida's wilderness to raise public awareness for the need for contiguous tracts of land where wildlife can live, breed and prosper. Ward's photographs will be on exhibit through May 5.

Sound off on bass

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission seeks angler feedback on the management of the state's largemouth bass fishery and will hold a series of open houses over the next couple of months. Anglers can share their ideas with bass biologists at the Outdoor Expo and Boat Show today through Sunday at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. Visit tampaoutdoorexpo.com.

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Celebrate the past

Ever wonder how the people of Pinellas County lived 1,000 years ago, long before air conditioning and insect repellent? Then stop by the Florida Archaeology Day at Weedon Island Preserve in St. Petersburg from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Various archaeology groups will host family-friendly activities. Paddlers can join a debris cleanup. Call (813) 396-2325 for information.

Send news to Terry Tomalin at ttomalin@tampabay.com or call (727) 893-8808.

Solunar chart

AM PM

Minor Major Minor Major

3/1 8:05 1:55 8:35 2:20

3/2 9:05 2:55 9:35 3:20

3/3 10:00 3:50 10:40 4:20

3/4 11:05 4:55 11:45 5:25

3/5 0 5:50 12:00 6:20

3/6 12:35 6:40 12:50 7:10

3/7 1:25 7:35 1:45 8:05

Tide adjustments

The charts show the rise and fall of tides measured in feet and plots the tides on a one-week timeline. Times and depth may vary depending on weather conditions. You can compute the tides from these adjustments:

North (Anclote River) High Low

Anclote Key (south end) -01:37 -00:47

Bayport +01:13 +01:39

Cedar Key +01:16 +01:03

Crystal River, Florida Power +01:13 +01:33

Hudson, Hudson Creek +00:06 +00:01

Indian Rocks Beach (inside) +00:19 +00:10

North (Anclote River) High Low

Mangrove Point, Crystal Bay +01:34 +01:54

Pithlachascotee River +00:18 +00:52

St. Joseph Sound -00:34 -00:42

Steinhatchee River entrance +01:33 +01:32

Suwannee River entrance +01:22 +01:21

Withlacoochee River entrance +01:23 +01:58

South (The Pier) High Low

Anna Maria, pier -02:10 -02:19

Egmont Key, Egmont channel -02:15 -03:20

Gandy Bridge +00:59 +00:57

Gulfport, Boca Ciega Bay -01:32 -01:05

John's Pass, Boca Ciega Bay -02:14 -02:04

Madeira Beach Causeway -01:32 -01:45

Mullet Key Channel (Skyway) -02:03 -02:01

South (The Pier) High Low

Pass-a-Grille Beach -01:34 -01:30

Pinellas Point -00:22 -00:29

Redfish Point, Manatee River -00:30 -00:14

Safety Harbor +01:32 +01:34

Sarasota Bay -01:38 -00:58

Corey Causeway -01:18 -00:44

Venice Inlet (inside) -02:02 -01:38

Outdoors news: Photos, film document Florida trek 02/28/13 [Last modified: Thursday, February 28, 2013 6:11pm]
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