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LAKE LURLEEN STATE PARK

CELEBRATES THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF ALABAMA STATE PARKS

HIGHLIGHTING:

THE WEST ALABAMA BIRDING TRAIL

THE NATURE CENTER GRAND OPENING

RAPTOR TREK – BIRDS OF PREY SHOW

 

COME ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS

“ALL ABOUT NATURE”

FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014 

9:30 AM- Noon

 

Sign in at Registration Table for FREE “Day Use Pass” to Lake Lurleen State Park

9:30  Opening Ceremony

§  Welcome – Rosemary Burnette, Park Manager

Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources

Forrest Bailey, Dept. Conserv. & Natural Resources

Gerald Allen, Senator

Alan Harper, Representative

Stan Acker, Tuscaloosa County Commission

Bobby Herndon, Mayor, City of Northport

Scott Collins, City Administrator, City of Northport

Tina Jones, Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports Commission

Ashley DeFlora, U of A Center for Economic Dev.

 

 

 

 

10:00  Bird of Prey Show (Raptor Trek)

§  Becky Collier, Program Coordinator

Environmental Education, The Alabama 4-H Center

Alabama Cooperative Extension System

 

 

10:45  Educational Programs

Move at your own pace between program stations

§   Water Safety Brochure Station

 Marine Police, Freddie Ingram

 

§  Sun Safety Program

Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Denise Shirley

 

§  Skins and Skulls Presentation

Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Lauren Chapman

 

§  Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, Jeff Makemson

 

§  Wildlife I.D.

Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, Mike Sievering

 

§  Forestry Management and Protection

Forestry Division

 

·         University of Alabama – Museum of Natural History

·         Alabama Wildlife Center

12:00  Nature Center Tour

        Meet at Registration Table for tour by Park Employees

12:15  Program Ends

Thank you for participating in this event.  Lunch is on your own!  Please enjoy    your lunch at one of the picnic areas.

Leisurely enjoy the remainder of your afternoon visiting all the facilities at Lake Lurleen State Park.  Please come back to visit your State Park.

 

Lake Lurleen State Park, 13226 Lake Lurleen Road

Coker, AL 35452  

205-339-1558

lakelurleen.stpk@dcnr.alabama.gov