Local professor speaks about Walton ecosystems

February 9, 2011

Lynn Curtis Koehnemann spoke about Walton County ecosystems. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors

Seagrove Garden Club hosts informative luncheon

Lynn Curtis Koehnemann, Seagrove resident and adjunct professor of Geography at Florida State Univeristy-PC, Gulf Coast State College, and Chipola College was the guest speaker at the Seagrove Garden Club meeting and luncheon Feb. 9.

Koehnemann gave an informative presentation on the diversity of Walton County’s five ecosystems – beach dune, costal dune lake, pine flatwoods, scrub forest and hammock.

In addition, Koehnemann spoke about our local State Parks.

“We are lucky to live in Walton County with so many preserved areas,” Koehnemann said.

For more information on upcoming geography courses including a new course on Florida geography which focuses on Northwest Florida, go to gulfcoast.edu.

The Seagrove Garden Club meets the second Wed. of each month at various locations. The cost to attend each meeting, program and lunch varies with the location but is usually $18 for members and $23 for non members.  Reservations are required by the Saturday prior to the meeting.  In addition to wonderful programs and venues the club also offers trips outside of the area to view gardens and attend special events.  If you would like to attend a meeting or would like more information on membership contact Shari Roberts, Membership Chair, at (850) 267-9586.

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