NOTE: This is a virtual meeting. In-person attendance is not permitted as we practice social distancing as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDD) to help flatten the curve of COVID-19.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for Skidaway Island is 337 positive test results. This number is the same as last week. We are uncertain if this means there are no new cases to report, or if this information has not yet been updated.
The sixth annual Skidaway Island Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K will take place on March 13, beginning at 7 a.m. at the Skidaway Island Institute of Oceanography.
Runners will enter The Landings through the North (Marshwood) Gate between approximately 7:15 and 7:45 a.m., and the gate will be closed during that period of time. Marshwood residents and their guests are encouraged to use the Main Gate while the North Gate is closed.
You now can schedule pickups at your house for larger donations for our Landlovers MARKETPLACE by calling Margy Hatch (203-249-1469). Pickups will be scheduled between April 29 and May 3. Remember, if it’s something of good quality you think your neighbors would like, but you no longer want, please donate to THE MARKETPLACE.
The Secret Underground Water System of The Landings is the topic of the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) of Skidaway’s meeting and seminar on Monday, April 12, beginning at 4 p.m. via Zoom. The Landings Association’s Public Works Director Sean Burgess will be the speaker.
Zoom meetings are similar to previous meetings in format, including a monthly raffle for valuable prizes. Advance registration is required. Registration is available through the CCA of Skidaway website (www.ccaskidaway.org). On the homepage, click on “Click Here to Register”. A link to the Zoom feed will be sent to you prior to the meeting.
Create a space for nature with Skidaway Audubon’s online native plant sale, now underway at skidawayaudubon.org. All 3,000 specially-selected plants are bloomers that attract pollinators, including butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, and other insects critical to the survival of most flowering trees, plants, and food crops. There are 25 varieties available, sold in one-gallon containers for just $8 plus tax. All are perennials.
From eagles and owls to Live Oaks, manatees and monarchs, Skidaway Island is an oasis of environmental treasures, with scores of volunteers working hard to keep it that way.
Caryl Warner is one of the many Skidaway Audubon volunteers making a difference with literal “boots on the ground”. For the past 15 years, Warner has headed the Bottle Brigade, a dedicated group whose mission is to help reduce non-point pollution (the roadside trash that washes into waterways and threatens aquatic life), with organized litter patrols.
If you use the Landings Dog Park, you must pay your fair share. Purchase your 2021 purple dog tag. Please do so today by clicking here! Owners of visiting dogs must undertake the same responsibilities as member dogs, including being liable for any aggressive behavior, damages, vet bills, etc.The Dog Park Committee is aware of and is studying solutions for the muddy turf in the large area at the Park.