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We are a local chapter of the Florida Trail Association, based in and around Leon County and the Big Bend region, where you’ll find some of the finest hiking in all of Florida.  We have monthly programs on hiking and other outdoor topics, build and maintain the Florida National Scenic Trail and other hiking trails, lead hikes, paddles, biking and other activities.  Join us on a spectacular adventure!

Chapter Meetings and Programs:

Meetings and programs are held the second Tuesday of each month starting with a meet and greet, and refreshments at 6:30 PM. Program starts at 7 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2810 N. Meridian Rd., Tallahassee (map). For more information, contact ApalacheeFTA@gmail.com. Meetings are open to the public.

Upcoming:

JUNE 11 TUE. 6:30-8:30 PM – “Hurricane Michael Recovery Efforts by Volunteers and Current Volunteer Opportunities in Tallahassee Forestry District” – Bin Wan will present on Hurricane Michael recovery efforts that various volunteer groups contributed in Lake Talquin State Forest and current volunteer opportunities going on at Tallahassee Forestry District including Lake Talquin, Plank Road and Tate’ Hell and Wakulla State Forests.  Bin is the Recreation Coordinator at Tallahassee Forestry Center, Florida Forest Service, Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Tallahassee, Florida. He holds a PhD in Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida.

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