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, June 22-23, 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 National Park Service archaeologist Larry Bean for Friday night's "Campfire Talk"
and JSUís Dr. Safaa Al-Hamdani for Saturday night's "Campfire Talk." 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 - June 22-23
"Archaeology of Little River Canyon"
Friday June 22, 2007
National Park interpreter
Larry Beane will share his vast knowledge of local archaeology sites and the
importance of their preservation.
"Plants and Humanity"
Saturday June 23, 2007
JSU plant physiologist Dr. Safaa Al-Hamdani will explain the essential mysteries of the human/plant
For more information
or to register for a program, contact JSU Field Schools at 256-782-5697 or email
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