Native Plants as Food and Medicine

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St. Andrews State Park

The program is facilitated by a local volunteer and focuses on the natural hisotry and cultural significance of many plants native to St. Andrews State Park and the northwest region of Florida. This program consists of a one-hour, 0.5 mile hike along the park's Gator Lake Trail, which meanders through a well-shaded maritime hammock that is situated on an ancient sand dune system.

Fees: 

Program is free with regular park entrance fees.

Event Time: 

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Thu May 26 2016.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT

Contact Info: 

Melissa Shoemaker, 850-233-5164

Additional Information: 

It is recommended that participants bring a camera, binoculars, sunscreen, insect repellant, and drinking water. Limited parking is available at the Gator Lake parking lot.  Additional parking is available at the gravel overflow parking lot, which is across from the Camp Store.

Participation Requirements