schedule listed below.
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
Campfire programs are free to the public. Programs are located
at Campfire Circle in DeSoto's Campground. In case of rain, the event will
be held at the Nature Center. Bring chairs as seating facilities are limited.
"Prehistoric Cultures of Little River Canyon"
Friday, September 7, 2007
Dr. Harry Holstein will fascinate you with stories from the Ice Age to
DeSoto's 16th Century Spanish expedition.
"Spanish Exploration of Northeast Alabama"
September 8, 2007
Harry Holstein returns to take you through the amazing adventures of the
first European explorers as they search for the ancient town of "Coosa."
Make it a weekend to remember…stay at lovely DeSoto Lodge and join in a
Wildflower and Insects
Hike on Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. There is no fee and registration is not required for the
wildflower and insects hike.
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.
The programs last about an hour unless otherwise noted. All programs are
free to the public.
information about DeSoto State Park, visit their Web site: www.desotostatepark.com. Click on the link to access the Little River
Canyon National Preserve Programs and Events 2007.
For more information
or to register for a program, contact JSU Field Schools at 256-782-5697 or email
for news releases by using the request form at www.jsu.edu/newswire/request.