Tri-County Horticulture Studies Program: “Importance of Dune Lakes Area Ecology.” Speaker: Laura Tiu, Sea Grant/Marine Science Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Okaloosa and Walton Counties. Venue: Grayton Beach, Dune Lakes (http://www.coastaldunelakes.org/home.html)
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. For more information call (850)678-9898 or www.mariesgardenanddesign.com.