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National Public Lands Day at Highlands Hammock State Park
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National Public Lands Day at Highlands Hammock State Park

Help remove small sand pines to restore scrub jay habitat

9/28/2013
When: 9/28/2013
From 9 AM to Noon
Where: Highlands Hammock State Park
5931 Hammock Road
Sebring, Florida  33872
United States
Contact: Brian Pinson


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Help remove small sand pines to restore scrub jay habitat

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Highlands Hammock State Park 

One of Florida´s oldest parks, opening to the public in 1931, this park was established when local citizens came together to promote the hammock as a candidate for national park status. During the Great Depression, just prior to World War II, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) developed additional park facilities and the beginnings of a botanical garden. Many visitors enjoy bicycling the scenic 3-mile loop drive or hiking along the park´s nine trails.

Your efforts removing intruding sand pines will help restore this area to pristine scrub jay habitat.


Please be sure to register via the button above so we know you're coming!
(and so you'll be in the loop for any last minute information)

Please wear sunscreen and bring your work gloves, as well as loppers or hand saw if you already have. Drinking water and all other equipment needed will be provided.

Please wear sturdy shoes, long pants/long sleeves, and a hat. You may wish to bring a hiker's water bottle or similar to carry drinking water.


Meet at the Park's Recreation Hall

Directions

Take US 27 towards Sebring and the southwest corner of Lake Jackson. At the corner of US 27 and Hammock Road, turn west on Hammock Road. (Hammock Road is between the Gates service station on the north and Inn on the Lakes to the south.) Follow Hammock Road 3.9 miles into the state park.

The park ranger at the entrance gate will provide directions to the Recreation Hall.

No entrance fee for NPLD participants.