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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:

MAY 11 TUE 7:00 PM – Chapter Virtual Meeting/Program – “Incredible Edible Natives” presented by Stacey Matrazzo.

Stacey Matrazzo is the program manager for the Florida Wildflower Foundation. She is an environmental educator with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies and a master’s degree in liberal studies from Rollins College, where she is also an adjunct professor. A native Floridian, Stacey is a certified Florida master naturalist who spends much of her free time kayaking, hiking, birding and photographing Florida’s amazing natural environments. She has been conducting native plant and edible plant hikes for 10 years and is the co-author of Native Plants for Florida Gardens (with Nancy Bissett; Pineapple Press, 2019).

The Florida Wildflower Foundation protects, connects, and expands native wildflower habitats through education, research, planting, and conservation programs.

This will be a VIRTUAL presentation.

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