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Forest Hike - Giant City S.P.

Date(s): 
12/15/2012
Time(s): 
11:00 a.m., Saturday
Description: 
One of the nation's leading experts on old growth forests in the central U.S. will lead a "forest history hike" in Giant City Sate Park.  Learn about the natural and human impacts on the forest and visit a relic old-growth stand with 400-year old white oaks.

Guide is Matthew Therrell, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geography and Environmental Resources at S.I.U., Carbondale.

Most of walk will be off a maintained trail and some up hill; moderate difficulty.

Meet in Makanda, Illinois at the boardwalk.

Program sponsored by Friends of Giant City.
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Event Type: 
Hiking; History; Nature; Outdoor Event; WSRC - Skeet
DNR Region(s): 
5
Location: 
Giant City State Park
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Address: 
Meet at boardwalk in village of Makanda
City, State ZIP: 
Makanda IL 62958
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