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CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT: November 5, 2010
CONTACT: Jessica Sims, (850) 245-3029
  Kristin Lock, (850) 245-2112

Peacock Springs State Park to Host Special Naming Event

~New state park name will honor the late Wes Skiles~ 

LIVE OAK - The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service will host a special naming event at Peacock Springs State Park in Live Oak on Tuesday, November 16, at 11:00 a.m.

Peacock Springs State Park will be renamed in honor of Wes Skiles, world-class explorer, cinematographer and photographer, who passed away earlier this year. Skiles’ legacy includes a passion for the protection Florida’s springs, cave exploration, a vast understanding of the Floridan aquifer and superb educational and adventurous science films.

For more information on Florida’s state parks, visit www.floridastateparks.org

This event will take place:

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
11:00 a.m.
Peacock Springs State Park
Park Entrance Located on 180th Street
Off of State Road 51
Live Oak, Florida
(386) 362-2746

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Last updated: January 25, 2011

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