SWFL Nature Festival - Big Cypress National Preserve - Bear Island Bike Trip

Jan 15, 2017, 08:30 am - 02:00 pm

Focus: Specialty/Bicycling – This field trip will focus on the activity, incorporating education on the wildlife, habitat and ecology of the area visited and is NOT primarily a birding field trip.

Field Trip Description: Join Big Cypress Rangers for a bike ride through diverse habitats used as the home range by the elusive Florida Panther and a variety of other wildlife. Along your leisurely 14 mile ride stop at several stations to look for signs of panther, learn about their habitat, find out what Big Cypress biologists do to study the big cat and other interesting facts about Florida Panthers. *There are no restrooms at the trailhead, but we’ll stop about 2 miles into the ride if necessary. $15

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