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Panhandle Habitats: Sandhills and Ravines

Location

Lake Talquin State Forest
Bear Creek Forest Education Center
Highway 267 in Gadsden County

Date and Time

  • Wed, Apr 30, 8:45 am - 4:30 pm

Description

This class covers sandhills and steephead ravines. Learn about the physiogeographic features of the region including the formation of these hills, soil makeup, and formation of the ravines. Plant and animal communities are explored along with their relationships to one another and to their environment. Be prepared to spend the morning in the classroom and the afternoon on the Bear Creek Ravine Trail. We will walk through the sandhills and down into steephead ravines. We should see many rare and unique plants and animals on this field trip. (This class does require hiking about one mile on steep terrain.)
Cost: $10.00 per person per class payable to Friends of the Reserve

Registration is required: You MUST register no later than five days before the class. Register online at http://apalachicolanerrcoastaltraining.eventbrite.com and mail payment to Friends of the Reserve, ATTN Margo Posten, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL 32328.

For more information contact Margo Posten at (850) 670-7719 or Margaret.posten@dep.state.fl.us or Rosalyn.kilcollins@dep.state.fl.us.

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