As you prepare to go back to your homes for the Summer, please keep in mind the following:
1. Make sure your emergency contact information is provided to LMA. In the event of a major storm or problems within the Landings, we want to be able to be in contact with you.
2. Please put items from your porch, decks, or lanais in areas where high winds will not cause them to go airborne and cause damage to your or other’s property.
3. You can now keep up with the news from the Landings, on the LMA website. Check out the most current edition of the Eagle while you are away. Just go online to thelandingsofsarasota.com, and sign in as a resident. You can then click on “The Eagle" on the Resident Home Page.
4. Have a great summer and know that we will be looking forward to your return.
IT’S FOR THE BIRDS
BUILDING A BIRD LIST FOR THE LANDINGS
by Maralyn Kaufman, Environmental Committee Chair
Eighteen species of birds were seen during our successful Audubon-guided bird walk in The Landings on January 23rd (namely, blue heron, cormorant, great egret, house finch, kingfisher, laughing gull, nanday green parakeets, osprey, pelican, pied grebe, snowy egret, spoonbill, spotted sandpiper, tricolored heron, vulture (turkey and black), white ibis, wood stork, yellow-bellied sapsucker). This is a great start to building a bird list for our community to share and enjoy. If you want to contribute to the list, please let me know when you see a new species to add. Please include the name of the bird, date and location of siting, and a picture if you have one! Send information to
Join residents and guests for a get-to-know-each-other happy hour at 6:00pm in the Racquet Club's Lakeside Room,
Check the calendar for the date of the next event.
Bring a beverage of your choice and an appetizer to share. For more information, call the Club at 923-3886. No charge.
Please Keep A Safe Distance
Alligators are native to Florida and to the Landings. While they may be seen in our lakes and other areas year-round, they are most prevalent during the Spring mating season when they move from pond to pond.
We share our wonderful community with a large variety of wildlife. Alligators can live in harmony with humans as long as you follow basic common sense rules.
- Never feed gators or wildlife in the Landings. It is against the law.
- Be observant and stay away from the edges of ponds and lakes
- Keep pets on leashes
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission will only remove Alligators if they are large and pose a threat to people, pets or property. Simply seeing a gator in the Landings is not cause for immediate action unless they are deemed aggressive towards humans or pets. All gators that are removed by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission are killed.
Enjoy viewing our wildlife in a safe and responsible manner.