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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Native Plants as Food and Medicine @ St. Andrews State Park

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT

Program is free with regular park entrance fees.

More Information:
St. Andrews State Park, 850-233-5140

Located in the Northwest region at:
St. Andrews State Park
4607 State Park Lane
Panama City Beach, FL 32408

This 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.

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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

Life as the St. Andrews Hermit @ St. Andrews State Park

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm CDT

Program is free with regular park entrance fee.

More Information:
St. Andrews State Park, 850-233-5140

Located in the Northwest region at:
St. Andrews State Park
4607 State Park Lane
Panama City Beach, FL 32408

Norwegian sailor Theodore Tollofson found himself shipwrecked on the St. Andrews peninsula after a hurricane in 1929. Theodore, better known as "Teddy", never left the remnants of his ship and lived on the sandy peninsula for over 25 years.  Join us by Bath House 3 in the campground to learn how this sailor survived and how he became known as "Teddy the Hermit."

 

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