3/02/18 Nature Family Field Trip – Grassy Waters Hog Hammock Hike and Slog





Friday, February 16, 2018


Meandering Rivers, Sparkling Waters and Water Bugs…Life in the Freshwater Rivers, Swamps, and Marshes! Dip-Netting Slough Slog!

Head north and west to the Northern Everglades Ecosystem…to the pristine Grassy Waters Nature Preserve.  This 23 Acre Nature Preserve is is both a key component of the Greater Everglades watershed and the headwaters of the Northwest Fork of the Loxahatchee River.

Grassy Waters Preserve remains a pristine remnant of the once great Everglades system. A mosaic of wetlands, tree islands, and forested hammocks, Grassy Waters Preserve is home to a variety of native wildlife. Commonly sighted species including the everglades snail kite, wood stork, white ibis, great blue heron, white tailed deer, otter, bobcat, and alligator.

Get your nets in the water to search for crawdads and water spiders and get your feet wet as you enter the crystal clear waters of this gorgeous watershed.

All day trip to the Grassy Waters in the West Palm Beach area…a sense of adventure and wet feet are required!


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