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November 2019

Chassahowitzka River spring restoration

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

9 to noon on Saturday, Nov 9th at the Chassahowitzka Campground boat ramp. We are excited to announce that we are in the final phases of the springs restoration project at the Chassahowitzka Campground Boat ramp! We put in native plant gardens in the picnic and springs area. This adds very beneficial natural habitat and…

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Homosassa River Alliance meeting and program

November 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

On Nov 14, Dr. Ryan Gandy will be HRA's guest speaker to address scallop and crab issues in our local waters. Dr Gandy is FWC's crustacean expert and he will be addressing scallops, crabs, etc. He is very familiar with Chassahowitzka and our offshore waters.  The Friends of the Chassahowitzka River are invited to join…

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Holiday Potluck dinner

November 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Members of the Friends are invited to join in a Holiday pot luck dinner!  This is in lieu of our regular monthly meeting. Please RSVP and let us know what main or side dish you will bring by Friday, November 15th. Call or text 352-897-0479 Email us at info@FriendsofChassahowitzka.org The Friends of the Chassahowitzka River…

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December 2019

Chassahowitzka River spring restoration

December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

8 to 11 am on Saturday, Dec 7th at the Chassahowitzka Campground boat ramp. We are excited to announce that we are doing another springs restoration workday at the Chassahowitzka Campground Boat ramp! We put in native plant gardens in the picnic and springs area. This adds very beneficial natural habitat and provides aesthetic value…

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January 2020

Interpretive walk field trip to visit the Centralia Lumber Mill ruins in the Chassahowitzka WMA

January 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday, Jan. 16.  Join in an interpretive walk field trip to visit the Centralia Lumber Mill ruins in the Chassahowitzka WMA. We will also visit one of the largest remaining Cypress trees in the woods nearby. Meet at the new WMA parking area directly off US-19 in Hernando, just under 8 miles south of the…

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Chassahowitzka River paddle, Jan 17, Friday, 9 am

January 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

We will be paddling the beautiful Chassahowitzka River and some of its side creeks. We will get plenty of opportunities to learn about coastal springs, birds, and what makes the Nature Coast one of the most attractive parts of Florida. Canoe & kayak rentals are available. Leader Ben Berauer, 727-217-5971 or bfberauer@suncoastsierra.org

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Monthly Educational Meeting: Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 7:00 pm.

January 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Our meeting’s program will host Captain Jodi Spalding, founder of The Friends of the Chassahowitzka River. Capt. Jodi will be giving a presentation about the Chassahowitzka River, its history, springs hydrology, ecosystems, and native wildlife. The presentation will include observations, videos, and photos she has taken as a tour guide on the river. Capt. Jodi…

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February 2020

Friends BOD meeting

February 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

All current and new members invited! Join us for some food, drink, comradere! Come join the Board in our planning and get in on helping us in our work. We meet  6:30 pm on the first Wednesday of each month at Two Guys from Italy, 5792 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa Springs, FL 34446.  

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February Monthly Educational Meeting

February 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Our speaker will be Mary Opal who is the director at Nature World Wildlife Rescue. She has been doing wildlife rescues in the area for the last 18 years. She is also an avid kayaker on Chassahowitzka River! She will be sharing her ideas and observations on the Chaz as well as showing and telling…

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Chassahowitzka Community Catch Fishing Tournament

February 22, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Come out for a great day of fishing for a great community cause!! All proceeds will be going toward the First Baptist Church Community Playground Fund. The registration link will be available on the event Facebook site, can be mailed in, or can be done in person the night of the Captain's Meeting. Entry Fee…

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