Calendar of Events



Dipnetting Days

Monthly training event/refresher for participants in our Adopt a Pond program, but also a way for the general public to come out just to learn about wetlands and amphibians. This program is free but registration is required.

Sunday, July 7th, 9am – 11am


Moonrise on the Wakulla

A 4 hour lovely up and back moonlit paddle on the lower Wakulla River. The moon will rise halfway into our trip as we paddle/drift back to our starting point. We’ll talk nature, history, and the Cosmos, while we get to know each other on one of Florida’s most outstanding waterways.


Secrets of the St. Marks

An up and back, 7-mile round trip paddling adventure on the part of the St. Marks few ever get to see. Guided by CPI president Ryan Means. Ryan will share with you his natural and cultural history knowledge of this lovely wild stream course. All inclusive adventure. CPI will supply boats, paddles, and PFD. Complimentary drinks. Proceeds go towards our efforts to preserve the biodiversity of the southeastern Coastal Plain. Details provided when you register.


Secrets of the Wacissa

Paddling adventure down the legendarily wild Slave Canal of the lower Wacissa River. Guided by CPI president Ryan Means. Ryan will share with you his extensive natural history knowledge of this pristine first magnitude spring paradise. All inclusive adventure. Proceeds go towards our efforts to preserve the biodiversity of the southeastern Coastal Plain. Details provided when you register.


Secrets of the Econfina

All day paddling expedition down a remote, wild blackwater river that few people ever experience. Trip guided by CPI president, Ryan Means. Ryan is eager to share a lifetime full of natural history knowledge with you. All inclusive adventure. All proceeds to helping preserve biodiversity of the SE Coastal Plain. Details when you register.


Wakulla Weekday

Cool off in the dog days with Ryan on an out and back day paddling adventure down and back up the Wakulla from the Shadeville Road (Upper Bridge) boat launch. Join CPI president, Ryan Means, as we explore and discuss natural history and prehistory of this world class first magnitude spring ecosystem. Details when you register. All proceeds to preserving biodiversity of the SE Coastal Plain.