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Air potato roundup March 12th at Phillippi Estate Park

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SARASOTA – The Sarasota Bay Estuary Program is recruiting Bay Guardian volunteers to help remove air potato and other invasive exotic vegetation from Phillippi Estate Park in Sarasota on Saturday, March 12th.

Tackling invasive exotics in the park will help restore native habitats and slow the spread of unwanted vegetation.

This event is suitable for all ages. Lunch will be provided!

When: Saturday, March 12th, 2016 from 9 am–12 pm
Where: Phillippi Estate Park, 5500 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231

The Sarasota Bay Estuary Program is dedicated to restoring the area's greatest natural asset—Sarasota Bay. Special thanks are offered to its partners: Sarasota County, Manatee County, City of Sarasota, City of Bradenton, Town of Longboat Key, Southwest Florida Water Management District, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.