Dune lake ecology tour Feb. 25

February 15, 2016

greategretwesternlakeTime/location: 10 a.m. – 12 Noon, Grayton Beach State Park

Tri-County Horticulture Studies Program is offering a guided tour of the importance of coastal dune lakes area ecology. Speaker: Laura Tiu, Sea Grant/Marine Science Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Okaloosa and Walton Counties. Venue: Grayton Beach State Park.

Field Trip/Activity: An easy walking tour of the coastal dune lakes of Walton County. Learn about the “Jewels of 30A”, a rare ecosystem which exists in just a few places around the world. We will learn about the ecology of the dune lakes; terrestrial and aquatic plants, fish and wildlife, and the impact of urban growth around these rare ecosystems.

Meet at Grayton Beach State Park beach pavilion at 10 a.m. For more information call (850)678-9898.