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LEGEND FOR ACTIVITY LEVEL:

(P/M) PUBLIC AND MEMBERS

(M) MEMBERS ONLY

(L) LEISURE

(M) MODERATE

(S) STRENUOUS

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ACTIVITIES 2017- 2018:   

Happy Hoofers
ACTIVITIES 2017-2018
DATE ACTIVITY LEVEL LEADERS
Participants Code: (MF) Members First-(MP) Members & Public - (M) Members Only
Activity Level Code: (L) Leisure (M) Moderate - (S) Strenuous
Thu9/14/17 Chapter Meeting
Fern Forest Nature Center
201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek, FL 33063
7:30 PM
MP/L Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Sun 9/24/17 Hike loop trail round & round, up & down, hill training Vista View Park, Davie MP/M Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Fri  9/29/17 to
Sun 10/1/17
FTA Skills Training Paisley FL                               for trail maintainers M/M Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Thu 10/12/17 Chapter Meeting
Fern Forest Nature Center
201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek, FL 33063
7:30 PM
MP/L Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Fri 10/13/17 to
Sun 10/15/17
FTA South Regional Conference           Tequesta Boy Scout camp MP/L Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Sat 10/21/17 FTA BOD MTG MP/L David Denham H 305-284-9861 ddenham@consultant.com
Sat 11/4/17 to
Sun 11/5/17
Hike to Carpenter Camp, set up camp, hike to Panther camp & back under full moon. Hike out Sunday. MP/M Dick Ward 954-536-3289
wrddick@aol.com               Kay Ferrara 954-609-4727 kayferrara@bellsouth.net                  
Thu11/9/17 Chapter Meeting
Fern Forest Nature Center
201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek, FL 33063
7:30 PM
MP/L Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Sat 11/11/17 Fern Forest Nature Center Work Day
at Fern Forest Nature Center 201 Lyons Rd. South,
Coconut Creek, FL 33063
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MP/M Kathleen Bonvouloir                 954-234-5657       threebons@aol.com
Sun 11/12/17 Tool Maintenance Day   Limit 20 M/M Larry Alesi 561-445-9251 larrya1049@yahoo.com
David Denham H 305-284-9861 ddenham@consultant.com
Fri 11/17/17 to
Sun 11/19/17
Work Hike Big Cypress Preserve Section II at MM 63 Basecamp at Nobles Campsite                  Limit 30
 
MP/S Larry Alesi 561-445-9251 larrya1049@yahoo.com
David Denham H 305-284-9861 ddenham@consultant.com
Wed 11/22/17 to
Sun 11/26/17
Thanksgiving campout & day paddles Juniper, Alexander, & Salt Springs Runs  Limit 12
 
M/S David Denham H 305-284-9861 ddenham@consultant.com  Janet Leasher 954-261-5836  janetleasher@hotmail.com
Thur 11/30/17 SFWMD Maintenance FNST MP/M Mike Thompson 561-290-9984 lamathompson@hotmail.com         Lynn Thompson 954-850-3668 ma12thom@bellsouth.net             
     
Nov    TBD Day Hike Pine Island Ridge & Tree Tops Park Natural Area 6 miles MP/M Steve Galla 914-953-2222  steve@stevegalla.com
Fri       12/1/17 FNST Maintenance                             Seminole Indian Reservation MP/M Kay Ferrara 954-609-4727 kayferrara@bellsouth.net
 
Sat 12/9/17 Water Taxi to see Holiday lights  Limit 20 MP/M  Lynn Thompson 954-850-3668 ma12thom@bellsouth.net   
Thu12/14/17 Chapter Meeting
Fern Forest Nature Center
201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek, FL 33063
7:30 PM
MP/L Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Sat 12/16/17 Fern Forest Nature Center Work Day
at Fern Forest Nature Center 201 Lyons Rd. South,
Coconut Creek, FL 33063
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MP/L Kathleen Bonvouloir                 954-234-5657       threebons@aol.com
Sun 12/17/17 Canoe/Kayak Loxahatchee River from River Bend Park to 2nd dam and back to park
Limit 20 people
MP/S Kathy Bonvouloir 954-234-5657
threebons@aol.com
Dick Ward 954-536-3289 Wrddick@aol.com
Fri 12/30/17 to
Sun 1/1/18
New Years basecamp and day hike  at Rodman Reservoir Ocala National Forest MP/M Mike Thompson 561-290-9984
lamathompson@hotmail.com Lynn Thompson 954-850-3668
ma12thom@bellsouth.net
Weekday TBD DEC Day hike Oleta River State Park 6 miles MP/M Steve Galla 914-953-2222 Steve@stevegalla.com
Dec TBD Day Hike Everglades National Park 6-7 miles Leaders choice: Long Pine Key Trails, Anhinga Trail, Pahayokee Overlook MP/M Steve Galla 914-953-2222  steve@stevegalla.com
Sat 1/6/18 Sun 1/7/18 Mon 1/8/18 Meet thru hikers as they come out of swamp MM63 south side 9-4 daily MP/L Lynn Thompson 954-850-3668 ma12thom@bellsouth.net           
Thu 1/11/18 Chapter Meeting
Fern Forest Nature Center
201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek, FL 33063
7:30 PM
MP/L Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Sat 1/13/18
 
Fern Forest Nature Center Work Day
at Fern Forest Nature Center 201 Lyons Rd. South,
Coconut Creek, FL 33063
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MP/L Kathleen Bonvouloir                 954-234-5657       threebons@aol.com
Sat 1/13/18
to
Mon 1/15/18
Overnight hike Dinner Island Ranch & OK Slough S/F  Limit 12 M/S David Denham H 305-284-9861 ddenham@consultant.com             Larry Alesi 561-445-9251 larrya1049@yahoo.com
 
Sat 1/20/18 FTA BOD Meeting MP/L David Denham H 305-284-9861 ddenham@consultant.com
Sun  1/21/18 Bike Winding Waters ~7-9  Miles MP/M Lynn Thompson 954-850-3668 ma12thom@bellsouth.net            Mike Thompson 561-290-9984  lamathompson@hotmail.com
Sat 1/26/18
to
Sun 1/28/18
Annual Ladies  camping                                TBD                                                        Limit 20  Members First MF/M Kay Ferrara 954-609-4727 kayferrara@bellsouth.net
Kathy Bonvouloir 954-234-5657
threebons@aol.com
January TBD Day hike 7.5 mile loop MM63 BCNP MP/M Steve Galla 914-953-2222  steve@stevegalla.com
Fri 2/2/18
to
Sun 2/4/18
Backpack T. Mabry Carlton Reserve Limit 10 MP/S Mike Thompson 561-290-9984 lamathompson@hotmail.com           
Thu 2/8/18 Chapter Meeting
Fern Forest Nature Center
201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek, FL 33063
7:30 PM
MP/L Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Sat 2/10/18 Fern Forest Nature Center Work Day
at Fern Forest Nature Center 201 Lyons Rd. South,
Coconut Creek, FL 33063
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MP/L Kathleen Bonvouloir                 954-234-5657       threebons@aol.com
Sun 2/11/18 Bear Island Mountain Bike ride 20 miles           Big Cypress National Preserve                       Bear Island Unit  Limit 10 MP/S Janet Leasher 954-234-5657  janetleasher@hotmail.com            Kathy Bonvouloir 954-234-5657
threebons@aol.com
Fri 2/16/18
to
Mon 2/19/18
4 Days Across the Preserve Backpacking                      
(~48 miles in 4 days)
Limit  12 people
M/S David Denham H 305-284-9861 ddenham@consultant.com
Larry Alesi 561-445-9251 larrya1049@yahoo.com 
Sat 2/24/18 Day hike Starvation Slough MF/S Mike Thompson 561-290-9984
lamathompson@hotmail.com  Steve Galla 914-953-2222 Steve@stevegalla.com 
February TBD Day hike Cypress Creek to Jonathan Dickinson SP 9 mile loop MP/S Steve Galla 914-953-2222 Steve@stevegalla.com
Sat 3/3/18  ? 41st Annual Waterway Cleanup at TBD ? MP/M Kathy Bonvouloir 954-234-5657
threebons@aol.com

 
Sun 3/4/18 Day hike & bike Fakahatchee Strand                Limit 15 people MP/S  Esther Muram 954-658-8386 itailusa@gmail.com            Janet Leasher 954-261-5836
janetleasher@hotmail.com         
 
Thu 3/8/18 Chapter Meeting
Fern Forest Nature Center
201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek, FL 33063
7:30 PM
MP/L Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Sat 3/10/18
to
Mon 3/12/18
Backpacking Fisheating Creek WMA 

35 miles   Limit 12 people
M/S David Denham H 305-284-9861 ddenham@consultant.com
Dick Ward 954-536-3289 wrddick@aol.com
Fri 3/16/18
to
Sun 3/18/18
Dayhike/Backpack at Lake Arbuckle                 Limit 20 Members only
 
M/M Kay Ferara 954-609-4727 kayferrara@bellsouth.net  Esther Muram 954-658-8386 itailusa@gmail.com
Sat 3/24/18
 
Day hike loop MM63 BCNP  Limit 20 MP/M Lynn Thompson 954-850-3668 ma12thom@bellsouth.net     Kay Ferrara 954-609-4727  Kayferara@bellsouth.net
March TBD Day hike Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park      Key Biscayne   5 miles MP/M Steve Galla 914-953-2222 Steve@stevegalla.com
March weekday TBD Day hike Dyer Park & Winding Waters 6 miles MP/M Steve Galla 914-953-2222 Steve@stevegalla.com
Sat 4/7/18
 
FTA BOD Meeting MP/L David Denham H 305-284-9861 ddenham@consultant.com
Sat 4/7/18      to               Sun 4/8/18
 
Paddle Sebastion River  Camp at Donald McDonald campground MP/M Mike Thompson 561-290-9984
lamathompson@hotmail.com Lynn Thompson 954-850-3668
ma12thom@bellsouth.net
Thu 4/12/18 Chapter Meeting
Fern Forest Nature Center
201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek, FL 33063
7:30 PM
MP/L Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Sat 4/14/18 Day Hike to Last Resort & Looneyville                                Limit 12 people MP/M David Denham H 305-284-9861 ddenham@consultant.com                        Dick Ward 954-536-3289  Wrddick@aol.com                   
Sun 4/21/18 Day Hike Bridge to Bridge BCNP approx 7 mi Limit 20 MP/M Dick Ward 954-536-3289  Wrddick@aol.com                Steve Galla 914-953-2222   Steve@Stevegalla.com             
Sun 4/29/18 Kayak/Snorkel John Pennecamp State Park     Limit 15 Members First MF/S Kathy Bonvouloir 954-234-5657
threebons@aol.com                 Kay Ferrara 954-609-4727 KayFerrara@bellsouth.net
April TBD Day hike Florida Trail at Riverbend Park 6 mile hike MP/M Steve Galla 914-953-2222  steve@stevegalla.com
Thu 5/10/18 Chapter Meeting
Fern Forest Nature Center
201 Lyons Rd. South, Coconut Creek, FL 33063
7:30 PM
MP/L Megan Digeon
954-829-8494
megandigeon@gmail.com
Sat 5/12/18 Day Hike to Tarpon Lake BCNP  Limit 15  MP/M David Denham H 305-284-9861 ddenham@consultant.com               Steve Galla 914-953-2222   Steve@Stevegalla.com             
Sat 5/19/18 Snorkel Phil Foster Park WPB                        Limit 20 Members First MF/S Lynn Thompson 954-850-3668  ma12thom@bellsouth.net             
Sat 6/2/18 National Trails Day Hike at Fern Forest            walk boardwalk and visit nature center MP/L Kathy Bonvouloir 954-234-5657
threebons@aol.com                 Esther Muram 954-658-8386 itailusa@gmail.com