The Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition started on its journey in January and will make their way through the panhandle of Florida in the next few weeks... The public is invited to participate in the following events with the Expedition Team The Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team will hike, bike and paddle their way more than 900 miles across the heart of Florida on a 70-day long journey. Conservationist Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, Biologist Joe Guthrie and Photographer and National Geographic Explorer, Carlton Ward Jr. will make the journey from the Everglades Headwaters in Central Florida, across the Panhandle to the Alabama border. #GladestoGulf | Events in our area... February 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm Trail Mixer #7 - Coastal Dune Lakes Paddle Grayton Beach State Park 357 Main Park Rd Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 Map Join the Expedition Team for a paddling excursion through Coastal Dune Lakes on DAY 50 of the Glades to Gulf Expedition! This event is being sponsored by our friends at Yolo Board. Meeting Location: Grayton Beach State Park (off of Hwy 30A) at the boat launch parking lot. (Western Lake) Click here for a google map to this location: www.google.com/maps/place/357+Main+Park+Rd,+Santa+Rosa+Beach,+FLemail@example.com,-86.154667,17z/... Meeting Time: 1:00 p.m. Activity End-Time: 3:00 p.m. This paddling trip is SELF-SUPPORTED, so you must arrange your own watercraft. Paddle boards, canoes, and kayaks are all welcome. For canoe rentals, please contact the Grayton Beach State Park at (850) 267-8300 This trip is limited to 50 people, so please RSVP here: www.eventbrite.com/e/trail-mixer-7-coastal-dune-lakes-paddle-tickets-15799092511 Click here to visit the park's website: www.floridastateparks.org/park-activities/Grayton-Beach#Canoeing-and-Kayaking March 7, 2015, 10:00am - 4:00pm Trail Mixer #8 - "Black Bear Affair" at E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center E.O Wilson Biophilia Center 4956 State Highway 20 E Freeport, FL 32439 Join the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team and the E.O Wilson Biophilia Center for a fun, kid-friendly "Black Bear Affair"! Tour the interactive nature center, take a guided hike, and join in on bear themed arts and crafts, such as casting bear tracks! Trail Mixer Location: E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center (4956 Florida 20, Freeport, FL 32439) Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. For more information on the E. O. Wilson Biophilia Center, please visit their website: www.eowilsoncenter.org *Please note: The E.O Wilson Biophilia Center charges a general admission entrance fee: $8 Adults, $5 Children, 2 and under are free. Read more about the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition online and find out about more events along the 70-day long journey.