Originally created 11/27/05

Outdoors calendar



NOTE: All the listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations may be required.

MONDAY: The CSRA Fly Fishing Association meets at 7:30 p.m. at Abundant Living Word Church, 2010 Westside Court, Augusta. The program will include a talk on fishing in the Eastern Ozarks. The public is welcome. E-mail to DDSMurdoch@aol.com for more information.

DEC. 11: Enjoy the quiet beauty of Phinizy Swamp Nature Park's cypress bays and wilderness areas on a 15-mile bike ride with Andy Jordan. An adult should accompany children under 12. Helmets required. Cost is $5 per member, $8 per nonmember. Call (706) 828-2109.

DEC. 15: "Caroling on the Canal," a Petersburg Boat tour along the historic Augusta Canal, will be held from 7-8:30 p.m., departing from Enterprise Mill. Enjoy hot chocolate and cider dockside. Call 823-0440 for more details.

APRIL 23, 2006: Georgia's First Youth Birding Competition will be held at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center. For details, call Tim Keyes at (478) 994-1438 or Tim_Keyes@dnr.state.ga.us or visit www.georgiawildlife.com, and click "Nongame Animals & Plants."

- The Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club meets the third Thursday night of each month at 6 p.m. More information: Fred Perry at 791-5078.

To Submit an item for the Outdoors Calendar, send to: Outdoors Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, Columbia County Office, 4272 Washington Road, Suite 3-B, Evans, Ga., 30809; email to rob.pavey@augustachronicle.com; or fax to (706) 868-9824.