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Nassau County Bird Club schedules field trip to Ralph E. Simmons Memorial State Park

Nassau County Bird Club
Submitted by Bill George
Press Release
March 11, 2018 4:00 p.m.

NASSAU COUNTY BIRD CLUB FIELD TRIP
Ralph E. Simmons Memorial State Forest
Saturday, March 24, 2018 9:00 am

Snowy Egrets spotted on the beaches of Amelia Island during last Nassau County Bird Club trip. Photo courtesy of to Dan Kossmann.

ABOUT THE STATE FOREST
Rustic hiking through sandhills and slope forests, to the St. Mary’s River at the Florida-Georgia border. You may see sparrows, turkeys, bobwhites and waterbirds at the river.

DIRECTIONS: Take A1A/200 west to Yulee, Fla. Turn right on #17north to Fla. #108. Turn left on this road to Hilliard. Turn right onto US #1 north to Boulogne. Turn right at Boulogne onto Lake Hampton Rd. Drive 2 mi. to Penny Haddock Rd. and turn left. Meet at parking area on left side of road Car Pool Option: Meet at Lowe’s parking area closest to A1A/200 at 8:00 am. Car pool or follow us to the State Forest.

Bring Binoculars, Field Guide, Bug Lotion, Sunscreen, Rain gear, and Water.
Questions? Email Bill George at [email protected] or call at 612-709-4998.

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