Coquina Key. The Friendly Island

Join in the Celebration of Tree Planting at Little Bayou Park

Come to a wonderful and unique celebration in this haze of bad economic woes and plant some trees, eat some great food, and cap off a nine-year restoration in this park!!

In these days of bad news, become part of some goods times by assisting in this bayside park’s restoration and improve its ecological significance. We have received a $10,000 grant from the Tampa Bay Estuary Program to fulfill this goal.

This park is one or the last wild, bayside, forested areas left in St. Petersburg. Please celebrate with us this park’s final phase in its restorative process by participating in a Tree Planting Day
Saturday, February 28th at 9:00am at Little Bayou Park. Over 500 plants will be planted!!
We will provide water, fruit, pastries, coffee, and orange juice PLUS we hope, special music for the day!

WHAT TO BRING: Spade shovel, gloves, long pants, water, sunscreen, and a hat. Please RSVP Ray Wunderlich III by February 25th at: 727-577-4344 or email

From I-275 exit 54th Ave. South go left/ east about 2 1/2 miles till it dead ends at the stop sign at 4th Street South. (Look for “work day” signs). Go right and travel 1/2 block, then turn left at 55th Ave. South. Go until you enter the gate/ grassy park, about 1/4 mile, and park inside. Look for a helper.

From Downtown St. Pete, head south on 9th street until you reach 54th Ave South. Go left/east and follow above directions onto 4th Street South into the Park.

Tampa Bay Estuary Program
City of St. Petersburg Parks Department
Greater Pinellas Point Civic Association
T.R.E.E. (Tampa Bay Reforestation and Environmental Effort, Inc)
Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS)
Twiggs and Leaves Native Plant Nursery
Progress Energy

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