Outings


Picnic at Poe Springs-July 20, 2013

In observance of July 4th, our general meeting will be rescheduled for July 20 at Poe Springs from 11a.m. to 2p.m. Please join us for a potluck picnic lunch and a swim or paddle. Poe Springs is one of the least crowded county springs in the Gainesville region. It is […]


Cumberland Island Overnight–February 15-16

Cumberland Island is a magical place.  Nowhere in the Southeastern United States will you find such an expansive tract of untouched white fine sandy beach, history and lore stretching back hundreds of years, and quiet.  No crowds, cars, or condos detract from this wilderness experience.  On February 15th a dozen […]


Air Potato Round-up – January 26, 2013

    Since Rob Fisher suffered a serious bike accident a day or so before the air potato roundup, Megan Brown stepped to the plate and coordinated a hugely successful dig this year.  Megan brought tools, sacks, buckets, and enthusiasm as she organized 36 volunteers to roundup air potatoes, ardesia, […]


Ocklawaha River Paddle – January 19, 2013

Knox Bagwell led nine Sierrans on a beautiful paddle down the twisting tree covered Ocklawaha from Gore’s Landing to Eureka.  We experienced the eternal magic of the historically famous Ocklawaha River, one of the few remaining “Old Florida Rivers.”  This river marks the western edge of a flat, sand pine scrub […]