Sweet summertime! Schools across the state are finishing up for the semester, and Alabama State Parks are gearing up for a busy summer enjoying the the great Alabama outdoors. We sure hope you will join us as we take on new adventures and enjoy the many things that make our parks so special! On May 30, there will be a FREE event at Buck's Pocket State Park in Grove Oak, AL. This event will showcase some of the activities that can be enjoyed in parks across the state and will include a variety of information tables and much more!

Here is the tentative schedule of events for the day at Buck's Pocket State Park on May 30, 2015. Check out the Great Outdoors Day event page for more information! You can also check out the Buck's Pocket Facebook page for more details!

10:00 am 

 Power Hike to Overlook led by Lake Guntersville State  Park Naturalist, Kate Gribbin

10:00 am - 3:00 pm  

 Woodcarving Demonstrations by Town Creek
 Woodcarvers Association 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm         

 Archery coached by DeSoto State Park Naturalist, Brittney Hughes
 Birds of Prey Program - RISE Raptor Project

12:30 pm

 Native Reptiles Program led by Karla Sullivan

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 Archery coached by Kate Gribbin
 Plant Discovery Walk led by Brittney Hughes

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Live Music by Band Shii
All Day Demos &
Information Booths              

 Alabama State Parks
 Anniston Museum of Natural History
 Blacksmithing Demonstrations
 Face Painting
 Fly Fishing
 Forever Wild
 RISE Raptor Project
 Survival Skills
 Town Creek Woodcarvers
 Trapping with Mike Sievering

Don't forget to read this month's newsletter and also check out the Parks Events page for more awesome events across the state!



Tuesday, May 19, 2015