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Gopher Tortoise: Icon of the Uplands
Weedon Island Preserve is home to one of the three largest remaining gopher tortoise populations in Pinellas County. George L. Heinrich Ecological Services will introduce the important role played by this keystone species during this family-oriented program. A PowerPoint presentation will be followed by an interpretive hike on the preserve’s trails. Participants will have an opportunity to search for this threatened species, view their burrows, and examine forage species.
|Where||Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center 1800 Weedon Dr NE, Saint Petersburg, FL 33702|
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|Time||9:00 am–11:00 am|
More About Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center
Weedon Island Preserve is a Pinellas County government run parks and conservation program. The grounds here features 3700 acres of land with fish, animals and native plants and vegetation. The Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center here offers educational programs for the public as well as parks and conservation efforts services.