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Debris Cleanup at FWC Carter Creek (8/17/2019)
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Debris Cleanup at FWC Carter Creek (8/17/2019)

We will be working along the edge of a section of Carter Creek removing roofing tiles, tires and other debris. Removing this debris will restore the habitat to it's natural state and make it safer for biologists to conduct prescribed fires in the area. Tires and roofing shingles can release toxic fumes when burned and create an unsafe environment for people and wildlife.

8/17/2019
When: August 17, 2019
8am until 11am
Where: FWC Carter Creek
4603 Riverdale Rd
Sebring, Florida  33825
United States
Contact: Tessie Offner
863 699 3742


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We will be working along the edge of a section of Carter Creek removing roofing tiles, tires and other debris. Removing this debris will restore the habitat to it's natural state and make it safer for biologists to conduct prescribed fires in the area. Tires and roofing shingles can release toxic fumes when burned and create an unsafe environment for people and wildlife.  


 


Meet at the Carter Creek Main Entrance/Parking Area


Please wear sturdy footwear, long pants/long sleeves, and a hat. Please bring your work gloves and a hiker's water bottle or similar.

We'll have cold drinking water and all the tools necessary.


The FWC Carter Creek Unit is part of the Lake Wales Ridge Wildlife and Environmental Area. The most distinctive natural community on the Lake Wales Ridge is scrub, home to one of the rarest collections of plants and animals in the world. Healthy scrub has the appearance of a miniature forest with trees seldom taller than 10 feet and open patches of sand. The WEA contains 20 of 22 federally listed plant species known to occur on the Lake Wales Ridge