CREW Trust Programs

The CREW Land & Water Trust offers a wide range of outdoor education programs to choose from. Registration is required for all programs. At this time we ask everyone to wear a mask and practice social distancing while on CREW Trust programs.

Guided Walks

Join our CREW Trust volunteers on an interpretive walk at each of our four trail systems. Registration is required. $5 Per person. Limited participation.

1st Tuesdays (Nov-Apr) at CREW Marsh Trails

3rd Tuesdays (Nov-Apr) at Cypress Dome Trails

Wednesdays (Nov-Apr) at Bird Rookery Swamp

Thursdays (Nov-Apr) at Flint Pen Strand Trails

Weekend Trips

1st & 3rd Saturdays (Nov-Mar) Bike the Loop at Bird Rookery Swamp – $10 per person.

4th Sundays (Nov-Apr) Weekend Guided Walks at TBD trail locations – $10 per family – $5 per person.

Strolling Science Seminars

Our scholarly walks for ages 18 and older are always a hit and sell-out quickly! This year we have four programs scheduled and may add more as schedules allow.

$25 per CREW Trust Member – $35 per non member

January 18: Significance of Sparrows – Join Bob Altman on the final year of sparrow research at CREW.

February 3: Inside Hydrology – Join John Jenkins, CREW trustee and Executive Director of Bonita Springs Utilities, Inc. (BSU) for a tour of BSU’s water and wastewater plan.

March 5: Herping the CREW Land – Engage the herpetofauna (herps) of Southwest Florida through a walk in the CREW lands with local ecologist and herpetologist, Shane Johnson.

Specialty Programs

$20 per CREW Trust Member – $30 per non member

October 17: Fall Wildflower Walk– Join Brenda Thomas for a stroll along the trails where you’ll see the bounty of Florida’s fall wildflowers! And, if you’re lucky, it might be pine lily time.

January 25 & March 18: Birding with the Master – Bernie Master.

March 27: Spring Wildflower Walk- Springtime means a new rush of color on the trails! Participants will stroll through the CREW Marsh Trails with Roger Hammer, author of several wildflower books including The Complete Guide to Florida Wildflowers. 

April 24: GeoCache Day- Milla and Pete will be hosting a day of Geocaching at the Cypress Dome Trail for everyone to come and explore the outdoors!


October 30: CREW Stanley Hole Golf Tournament at Old Corkscrew Golf Club.

Members Only Events

Nov: Full Moon Hike email to register

Jan: Beer & Cheese Social at Momentum Brewhouse

Jan/Feb: Sip & Stroll with CREW staff

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