Monday Lecture Series:

Join Manasota Beach Club each Monday at noon for lunch and lecture.  Interesting topics include  local ecology, area archeology, and Manasota history.   Here is a summary of our future speakers and subject matter.   

Seating is limited!  Members and guests must contact the office for availability and to make your advanced reservations.   This event is open to the public with advanced purchased reservation.  Call 941-474-2614 or Contact Us for more information.  

  • January 16 - Nora Demers, PhD, Professor of Biology, Florida Gulf Coast University, “Gulf Coast Water Quality Issues.”  
  • January 23 - Sam Ankerson, Executive Director, Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, “Hurricanes & Mollusks.”
  • January 30 - Meghan Sutton, MA, Marine Biologist, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, “Marine Mammal Rescue and Research in Southwest Florida.”
  • February 6 - Rachael Kangas, Florida Bureau of Archeology Research, “Offshore Site Reveals Manasota Prehistory: Recent Changes and the Impact of Hurricane.”
  • February13 - Jeff Goessling, PhD, and Sarah Duncan, PhD, Professor of Biology, Eckerd College, “Manasota Key Gopher Tortoise Survey.”
  • February 20 - Ray Burroughs, Admin., Englewood Water District, The Impact of Natural Disasters Such as Ian on Development and Water Resources.”
  • February 27 - Kim Cool, Editor, Venice Gondolier Sun, “Venice History and Ian’s Impact: Secrets Revealed.”
  • April 3 - Jennifer Heckert, Director, Charlotte Harbor Natural Estuary Partnership, “The Impact of Hurricane Ian on Charlotte Harbor”
  • April 10 - Tony Clements, Sarasota County Manager of Natural Areas, “Impact of Hurricane Ian on Co Parks & Trails.”
  • April 17 - Erin Dean, PhD, Professor Anthropology, New College of Fla, “Exploring Coastal Resilience Via Oral History.”
  • April 24 - Jack Sanzalone, USCG Master Captain, Waterline Column, Sun News Media, “Lessons Learned: Gulf Coast Boating and Water Quality.”

Join Us—Lunch & Lecture $35 (members $30)

Info Call 941 474 2614
Reservations Required: 7660 Manasota Key Rd. Englewood FL 34223