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      Habitats and Communities- Guided Hike in Tarpon Springs


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      September 7, 2019

      Saturday   9:00 AM (on various days)

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      Habitats and Communities- Guided Hike

      Discover the shady hammocks, pine flatwoods and forested wetlands of Brooker Creek Preserve, where you will learn how the natural communities of the Preserve are connected in much the same way as human communities.  We will explore our connections to the natural areas near us, and learn the possible impacts we have on one another.       All ages are welcome.  Children under the ages of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and those younger than 6 may find this hike challenging. Guided Hike Information Volunteer Hike Guides will meet participants in the lobby of the Education Center 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. We strongly suggest all hikers visit the restroom before we begin as there are no facilities along the trail. Guided hikes are under a mile in length, much of which is on unimproved, uneven sandy trails. Hikes take about two (2) hours to complete. Please wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes, sneakers or boots. Insect repellent (bug spray) is strongly recommended in summer months. Bring plenty of drinking water and a snack. A hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are also recommended. Pets are not permitted. No smoking is allowed. Trained volunteers will guide the hike.   An Equal Opportunity Institution.   UF/IFAS Extension provides practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Ethnic background and racial information are collected to comply with Federal reporting requirements.  

      Categories: Outdoors & Recreation

      This event repeats on various days: Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.