17 August 2007
JSU & DSP Offer
at DeSoto State Park
|James Wynn Campfire Ring - Site of Weekend
Nature Programs at DeSoto State Park during the Summer Season.
DeSoto State Park teams with JSU Field Schools to bring you a series of interpretive programs intended
to educate the public about all things nature
and especially suited for families who want to learn about nature
Join Dr. Chris Murdock JSU herpetologist, who will discuss the fascinating ecological role of the snakes of Alabama. See program
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.
"Snakes of Alabama"
Saturday - August 18, 2007
Dr. Murdock will discuss the fascinating ecological role of Alabama's snakes--nature's interesting and diverse
Make it a weekend to remember…stay at lovely DeSoto Lodge and join in a wildflower hike Saturday
morning from 9:00 - 11:00 (2 hours) ! The hike covers the Beaver Pong Trailhead
area. Meet at the power lines on Highway 176 by Lynn Overlook.
is one of the Little River Canyon National Preserve programs. For more
information about DeSoto State Park, visit their Web site: www.desotostatepark.com. There is no fee and registration is not required for
the wildflower hike.
For more information
or to register for a program, contact JSU Field Schools at 256-782-5697 or email
For lodging information, visit www.desotostatepark.com.
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