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Doris Anne Prieur mans the Mote table.

Longboat Island Chapel walks the walk, talks the talk for Earth Day

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Doris Anne Prieur mans the Mote table.

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Bliss and Lark Rippy with Tim Thurman

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Bliss and Lark Rippy with Tim Thurman

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Irina LaRose, Ray Sellers, Heather Sellers and Cyndi Seamon

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Irina LaRose, Ray Sellers, Heather Sellers and Cyndi Seamon

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Heather Sellers shows a model cage to Lark Rippy at the Save Our Seabirds table.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Heather Sellers shows a model cage to Lark Rippy at the Save Our Seabirds table.

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Tim Thurman, right, explains turtle nesting and hatching to Lark and Bliss Rippy.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Tim Thurman, right, explains turtle nesting and hatching to Lark and Bliss Rippy.

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Bliss and Lark Rippy explore the Longboat Key Turtle Watch table.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Bliss and Lark Rippy explore the Longboat Key Turtle Watch table.

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Bliss and Lark Rippy take a walk through the garden with Irina LaRose.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Bliss and Lark Rippy take a walk through the garden with Irina LaRose.

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Jack and Jan Trift

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Jack and Jan Trift

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Lark Rippy reviews Florida Forest Service's table.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Lark Rippy reviews Florida Forest Service's table.

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Deborah Gardner and Amy Price

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Deborah Gardner and Amy Price

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Ross Johnston teaches a group about mangroves.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Ross Johnston teaches a group about mangroves.

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Terri Driver, right shows Longboat Key Turtle Watch materials.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Terri Driver, right shows Longboat Key Turtle Watch materials.

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A local chapter of the Audubon Society taught attendees about trees and birds.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

A local chapter of the Audubon Society taught attendees about trees and birds.

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Jack Trift watches a bay walk.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Jack Trift watches a bay walk.

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Ross Johnston leads a bay walk.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Ross Johnston leads a bay walk.

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Hermione Gilpin presents a talk on Marie Selby Botanical Gardens' master plan.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Hermione Gilpin presents a talk on Marie Selby Botanical Gardens' master plan.

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Katzy and CJ Nager

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Katzy and CJ Nager

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An unexpected guest showed up early.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

An unexpected guest showed up early.

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Trash art made by young turtle walker Giana Clarke.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Trash art made by young turtle walker Giana Clarke.

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Attendees sat in the garden to hear from speakers every 30 minutes.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Attendees sat in the garden to hear from speakers every 30 minutes.

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Of course, recycling bins were available throughout the grounds.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Of course, recycling bins were available throughout the grounds.

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Gene Campbell, Donna Finney and Pat Dupps welcome attendees.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Gene Campbell, Donna Finney and Pat Dupps welcome attendees.

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Judy Govalet greets attendees.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Judy Govalet greets attendees.

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PHOTO C...The phalaenopsis orchid likes the same kinds of temperatures humans do — about 60 degrees at night and 70-80 during the day. This orchid also likes humidity.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

PHOTO C...The phalaenopsis orchid likes the same kinds of temperatures humans do — about 60 degrees at night and 70-80 during the day. This orchid also likes humidity.

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PHOTO D...The red button ginger plant grows three to four feet tall and produces edible flowers in later winter and early spring.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

PHOTO D...The red button ginger plant grows three to four feet tall and produces edible flowers in later winter and early spring.

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PHOTO A.....The red shrimp plant is named for its shrimp-shaped red leaves that protect a white flower. Hummingbirds love the flower.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

PHOTO A.....The red shrimp plant is named for its shrimp-shaped red leaves that protect a white flower. Hummingbirds love the flower.

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PHOTO E....The Areca palm is also called a butterfly palm. It's native to Madagascar, but loves the warm, salty weather of Longboat Key.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

PHOTO E....The Areca palm is also called a butterfly palm. It's native to Madagascar, but loves the warm, salty weather of Longboat Key.

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The easily identifiable sabal palm is native to the southern United States. It's also the state tree of Florida.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

The easily identifiable sabal palm is native to the southern United States. It's also the state tree of Florida.

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PHOTO B....The star jasmine is a hardy vine with plentiful flowers. Sometimes, the flowers are used in perfumes.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

PHOTO B....The star jasmine is a hardy vine with plentiful flowers. Sometimes, the flowers are used in perfumes.

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PHOTO F,,,,The jatropha tree is another Florida-loving, hummingbird-attracting blooming plant. Its bright red flowers can be seen 365 days a year.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

PHOTO F,,,,The jatropha tree is another Florida-loving, hummingbird-attracting blooming plant. Its bright red flowers can be seen 365 days a year.

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Shell ginger is named for its flowers, which resemble tiny pearly shells. Their leaves can be used for food or medicine.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Shell ginger is named for its flowers, which resemble tiny pearly shells. Their leaves can be used for food or medicine.

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Shell ginger leaves.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Shell ginger leaves.

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Wart fern likes to creep along the ground and stays in the shade.

Friday, Apr. 23, 2021 |

Wart fern likes to creep along the ground and stays in the shade.

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