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FAMN - CANCELLED - Bluffton Native Plot Check and Hike

TO BE RESCHEDULED

When:

Sunday, 24 September 2023 @ 2:30 – 5:00 PM.



Where:

Meet at the parking lot of the Archey Fork Camping area at Bluffton Nature Preserve 35.644413,-92.522697 (cut and paste coordinates into search box in Google Maps/Earth)



Directions:

About 6.0 miles north of the Hwy 65/09 intersection in Clinton on Hwy 65, take County Road 79/Watergate Road (600 feet north and across from Botkinburg Foursquare Church – Correctly located on Google). Continue for 3.8 miles (keep right at both intersections) until it terminates at the parking lot by the Archey (continue pass Bluffton Cemetery).



Objectives and Details:

Visit to Native Plots to check progress of vegetation control measures and collection of various native species.

If time permits, a trail hike will be undertaken (which trail will be decided on-site).



What to Bring:

• Water

• Collection vessel of some sort (plastic milk container – we can set it up on-site)

• Small Plant Clippers

• Rudimentary First-Aid Kit/bug spray with DEET

• Appropriate clothing for the project and weather (gloves, hat)

• Boots (ankle support preferred) with a second set of socks

• Snacks (Protein Bars, Jerky, etc.)

• Walking stick if you choose



What Can Be Learned:



• Native Plant plot preparation.

• Identification of native and invasive plant species.

• New experiences on one of the several beautiful trails at Bluffton.


Carpool/caravan available...contact Robert at the number below the night before to coordinate.



Questions: call or text Robert at 501.733.4019
When:
Sunday, September 24, 2023, 2:30 PM until 5:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
Where:
Bluffton Nature Preserve - Nature Conservancy

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Robert Fuhler
501-733-4019 (p)
501-733-4019 (c)
Category:
Volunteer - Native Plants
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee

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