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Beach University returns to Siesta Beach every Thursday in March

SARASOTA COUNTY – Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Beach University series returns for the 17th year to Siesta Beach. Beach University is held at the historic main pavilion beginning at 9:30 a.m. every Thursday in March. 

In partnership with the Siesta Beach Ambassador volunteer program, this free educational series invites community members and visitors to learn about coastal environments in one-hour sessions.

  • March 7: Human and Wildlife Conflict.
  • March 14: Reef Ball and its Contribution to the Marine Environment.
  • March 21: Manatee Rehabilitation at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature.
  • March 28: The Trickle-down Effect: Stormwater to Bay Life.

Beach University sessions are from 9:30-10:30 a.m., every Thursday in March at the historic main pavilion at 948 Beach Road on Siesta Key.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs as seating is limited. No registration is required.


For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 311 or visit SarsotaCountyParks.com.