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24 September 2007

Weekend Campfire Talks at DeSoto State Park
Focus on Invasive Plant Species
and Ways Animals Camouflage Themselves


Campfire Talks - October 5-6

"Invasive Species"
Friday, October 5, 2007
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Join Botanist Bobby Floyd for a program about the plants that you want in your yard..and the plants that can take over your yard! Learn about the different species of plants that are native and non native.

"Animal Camouflage"
Saturday, October 6, 2007
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Join NPS interpreter Larry Beane to learn about the different ways that animals camouflage themselves.

JSU Field Schools partner with Alabama State Parks to offer an interesting, educational and entertaining series of FREE programs known as “Campfire Talks.”  These programs are offered every Friday and Saturday evening (May – October) at DeSoto State Park’s Campfire Circle.  Thousands of families enjoy these programs annually. Seating is limited, so bring your own comfortable chair. Talks will be located in the Nature Center in case of rain. Plan a family campout or a weekend at DeSoto State Park’s lovely lodge, cabins or chalets…or just drop by one evening and enjoy the program!

For more information, including lodging information, call 1-800-ALA-PARK or visit

You may also contact JSU Field Schools at 256-782-5697 or e-mail for more information or to register for a program.

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