FNPS Mangrove Chapter Field Trip

October 29 Field Trip, Mangrove Chapter FNPS

The Mangrove Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will host their October field trip at Little Manatee River State Park in Wimauma, Florida. We hope you can join us on Saturday, October 29 to learn about native plants and wildlife, along with some interesting facts about the area ecology.

The park includes 2,433 acres along the beautiful Manatee River and is home to Florida scrub jays, white-tailed deer, warblers, raccoons, nine-banded armadillos, bobcats, American alligators, and North American river otters.
DIRECTIONS: From Englewood, take I 75 N to Moccasin Wallow Rd.  Go to US 301 and take a left.  Follow signs to Park. The group will meet their trail guide at 9 a.m. at the park entrance. All field trips are free and open to the public.

For more information about the walk and the terrain, contact Denny Girard at 941-474-1492 or email him at: dennyg29@msn.com.
You may also contact Al Squires at 941-769-3633 or email him at ahsquires@embarqmail.com.

The Florida Native Plant Society promotes the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.
More information about the Mangrove Chapter of FNPS can be located on their website:

At: Little Manatee River State Park

215 Lightfoot Rd
Wimauma Florida, 33598

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