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Come join CREW for a fun family walk in the woods - with activities that will get you dirty, inspire you, and engage all your senses - giving everyone a nice dose of Vitamin N (that is "Nature"). This is an active walk for the whole family to get involved and enjoy nature at its best.
Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle, describes time in nature as "Vitamin N". He writes about the importance of Vitamin N for families here.
Walk is limited to first 20 people who register. Children must be accompanied and supervised by their adult guardian during the walk. Tickets are per family, not per family members.
Please tell us the names and ages of all who will be attending, so we can plan appropriate activities for the group.
Registration ends March 7th. So sign up today :-)
Quick Tip: Become a CREW Member and get a discount on your ticket TODAY. Non-members may join CREW and become eligible to take advantage of the member discount for all workshops by going to http://www.crewtrust.org/become-a-member/ or by calling 239-657-2253.
How far will we walk? - About 1. 5 to 2 miles.
What are the trails like? - Grassy, flat, may be wet in places
What is parking like? - There is a grass parking area at the trail head
What should we bring? - Bring water and snacks to carry with you; Wear comfortable walking shoes (preferably closed-toed, no sandals), sun protection (hat, glasses, sunscreen); bring insect repellent. Cameras and binoculars are optional. A sense of adventure.
Are there restrooms? - There is one portable toilet; no hand-washing facilities; no buildings or other facilities.
Can we bring lunch for after the walk? - Yes, there are benches in the parking area and a pavilion about 1/2 mile down the trail where you can picnic.
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CREW Land & Water Trust
The CREW Land & Water Trust was established in 1989 as a nonprofit organization to coordinate the land acquisition, land management, and public use of the 60,000-acre Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed. We work closely with our partners, the South Florida Water Management District and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to ensure the protection of the watershed. This watershed, the largest intact watershed in south Florida, straddles Lee and Collier Counties and provides aquifer recharge, natural flood protection, water purification, preservation of wildlife habitat, and public recreation. CREW's majestic 5,000-acre marsh is the headwaters for the entire watershed.