Helping Hands for Wildlife: Gopher Tortoise Workshop
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Find out how you can help a declining species: the Gopher Tortoise. Enjoy an educational field day and workshop for anyone, from landowners, farmers, civic clubs, social organizations, school classes, or a curious individual. We all play a roll in helping our wildlife, spend the day finding out what you can do.
There is a star studded list of speakers offering information from all perspectives including:
- The Gopher Tortoise Council
- Georgia Department of Natural Resources
- Georgia Forestry
- US Fish and Wildlife
Topics to be covered include:
- Ecology and Habitat of the Tortoise
- Threats and Federal Listings
- Invasive plants and Importance of Prescribed Burns
- Conservation Programs
- Conservation Measures and Identification
Lunch is provided, and comfortable shoes are recommended for the afternoon hike.
The Program is Free, and Sponsored by Golden Triangle, reservations are required. To reserve your spot to help our favorite Tortoises email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Julie Shutters at 229-723-3841.
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Kolomoki Mounds State Park
205 Indian Mounds Rd
Blakely, GA 39823-4460
N 31.468633 | W -084.948533
6 miles north of Blakely off U.S. Hwy. 27.
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