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Ranger-led Hikes and Programs by Little River Canyon National Preserve

March 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Ranger-led Hikes and Programs by Little River Canyon National Preserve

Ranger-led Hikes and Programs for March
Little River Canyon National Preserve is excited to announce that free ranger-led hikes and programs will be offered on Fridays and Saturdays this March. Park rangers will present programs on the natural and cultural resources of the park at 10 am and 2 pm CST on scheduled days. Participants on the ranger-led hike need to bring water and sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Reservations are not required, and the programs will be weather-dependent. – Meet at the Little River Falls parking area off AL Highway 35 For more information, please contact Park Ranger/Public Information Officer Matt Switzer at 256-845-9605.

Schedule of Programs and Hikes
Friday, March 12 @ 10 am and 2 pm Carnivorous Plants (talk) – 30 minutes
• Beautiful and deadly, carnivorous plants use clever tricks to lure bugs to their doom! Learn the hows and whys of these amazing plants that bite back and discover the incredible diversity of carnivorous plants found in Alabama, including the endangered Green Pitcher Plant protected at Little River Canyon National Preserve. – Meet at the Little River Falls parking area off AL Highway 35
Saturday, March 13 @ 10 am and 2 pm Reading Tree Rings (talk) – 30 minutes
Have you ever seen the rings inside a tree once it has been cut down? Those rings are history books that nature has provided us to learn about the natural world around us over time. Learn how to read them with rangers. 
Friday, March 19 @ 10 am and 2 pm Carnivorous Plants (talk) – 30 minutes
• Beautiful and deadly, carnivorous plants use clever tricks to lure bugs to their doom! Learn the hows and whys of these amazing plants that bite back and discover the incredible diversity of carnivorous plants found in Alabama, including the endangered Green Pitcher Plant protected at Little River Canyon National Preserve. 
Saturday, March 20 @ 10 am and 2 pm Reading Tree Rings (talk) – 30 minutes
• Have you ever seen the rings inside a tree once it has been cut down? Those rings are history books that nature has provided us to learn about the natural world around us over time. Learn how to read them with rangers. 
Friday, March 26 @ 10 am and 2 pm Cherokee Women & Nancy Ward (talk) – 30 minutes
• Women played important roles in Cherokee society. They were the heads of their family groups, council leaders, and negotiators. Learn about the life of an influential Cherokee woman named Nancy Ward and the role she played in the American Revolution and the advancement of the Cherokee people.
Saturday, March 27 @ 2 pm Little Falls Trail (1.5 mile moderate hike) – 1 hour
• Take a hike with a ranger along the rim and down to the river and learn more about the park around you. Participants on the ranger-led hike need to bring water and sturdy, closed-toed shoes. 

Details

Date:
March 27
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Little River Canyon Center
Phone:
256.845.9605
Email:
matthew_switzer@nps.gov
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Venue

Little River Canyon National Preserve
4322 Little River Trail NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967 United States
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Phone:
256.845.9605
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