5 July 2007
JSU & DSP Offer Family Weekend
at DeSoto State Park
|James Wynn Campfire Ring - Site of Weekend
Nature Programs at DeSoto State Park during the Summer Season.
JSU Field Schools and DeSoto State Park will offer fun activities Friday night, all day
Saturday and Saturday night, July 13-14, for families who want to learn about nature
together. DeSoto State Park teams with JSU Field School to bring you a series of interpretive programs intended
to educate the public about all things nature.
Join JSU's geologist Dr. Kelly Greg for Campfire Talks Friday and Saturday nights. See programs listed below. DeSoto's Campfire Programs are
free to the public. Programs will be located at Campfire Ring in DeSoto's Campground.
In case of rain, the event will be located at the Nature Center. Bring Chairs as seating facilities are limited.
Campfire Talks - July 13-14
"Cherokee Trail of Tears"
Friday July 13, 2007
Thousands of Native Americans
were taken from their homelands and sent to Oklahoma on this infamous trek.
JSU's Dr. Kelly Gregg will share the story of this tragic chapter in our
"Geologic History of Little River Canyon"
Saturday July 14, 2007
Join geologist Dr. Kelley Gregg to learn about the ancient inhabitants of Little River.
For more information
or to register for a program, contact JSU Field Schools at 256-782-5697 or email
Register for the Native American Pottery Workshop at DeSoto State Park
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