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NACo visiting Tall Timbers

Leadership committees of the National Association of Counties (NACo) will visit Tall Timbers on December 9. NACo was founded to improve and unite America’s 3,069 county governments. More than 70 county commissioners from 25 states will tour Tall Timbers Research Station, hear presentations in the field on topics of national interest like wildfire mitigation and private land conservation, and enjoy lunch on the lawn of the Beadel House overlooking beautiful Lake Iamonia. The President of the National Association of Counties Board of Directors is Leon County Commissioner Bryan Desloge. Tall Timbers is located in Commissioner Desloge’s district; he has long been a friend and supporter of our organization.

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Coming in January!

Mark your calendars for the first Red Hills Fire Festival. Fire Festival is a collaboration between many organizations in Florida and Georgia to spread awareness about prescribed fire and healthy forests. Attend this all-ages event to experience, enjoy and learn about the special natural process of fire in southern pinelands. The festival will include live prescribed fire, equipment demonstrations, wagon ride tours of healthy forests, fire talks with experts, kids’ activities, food vendors, and live music.
When: Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 | 11 AM-3 PM
Where: Tall Timbers | 13093 Henry Beadel Drive, Tallahassee, FL
For More Information: Brian Wiebler | 850-893-4153 ext. 345 | brian@ttrs.org

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Roaming the Red Hills Complete Video by WFSU-TV

Over the course of ten adventures, we explore the Red Hills of south Georgia and north Florida. It’s a region shaped by a rich ecology, starting with a large, privately owned longleaf forest, maintained through fire for the purpose of quail hunting, but beneficial to many species. From there we head down to the Red Hills’ rivers and lakes, and the wildlife within them. We also explore our rural heritage, where local agriculture still thrives.

Here we have collected all of our Roaming the Red Hills EcoAdventures. Tall Timbers provided funding for this video series. To view the complete video click here.

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