The JSU Field School Casual Canyon Hike originally scheduled
for September 30th has been changed to October 21st to accommodate
Mother Nature’s autumn splendor. Enjoy the natural beauty of
the Little River Canyon area as autumn makes her grand appearance
on a moderate hike with the fascinating historian and geologist,
Dr. Kelly Gregg. Highlights will include the Canyon’s leaf color,
sandstone rocks, fossils, river views, and signs of resident
animals. Fall wildflowers and fruits will be on full display.
Be sure to wear appropriate footwear and clothing. Bring snacks
and water/daypack. Pre-registration is required. Date: Saturday,
October 21, 2006. Where: DeSoto State Park Nature Center Time:
9:00 am – 1:00 p.m. Fee: $5/person . For more information, call
the Field School at 782-5697.