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Nature walk



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Hello Everyone...

Thank you for visiting my photo web pages

These photographs are from the 
Guided Nature Walk 
down the Tortoise Trail
at Cedar Point Park 

The 60-to-90 minute walk included plant and animal 
identification and information about local ecology. 

For more information and to learn how you can help 
preserve our undeveloped areas for future generations

Trails are open daily sunrise to sunset

Visitors Center open
Monday - Friday  9-3


Have a great day

Enjoy the nature of it all !

Robert Shainline
(941) 697-6664

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Cedar Point Environmental Park

2300 Placida Road
Englewood Florida 34224

CHEC Cedar Point Park

(941) 475-0769

Visit them on the web at

www.CHECflorida.org

or e-mail them
@

chec@sunline.net

 


 
 Scarlet Milkweed
Skipper on a Blue PorterWeed
Rattlebox
A few moments in the butterfly garden offers an opportunity to discover a variety of local butterflies
Sulpher Butterfly
 
Gulf Fritillary

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Do not relocate or release gopher tortoises. 
Some gopher tortoises may be carrying an upper respiratory tract disease.  Relocating infected tortoises 
can spread this deadly disease to healthy populations.
Good intentions can be harmful !

Signs around the park will help you understand
some of the many environmental problems


White Buttercup
 Opens slowly
 Every morning

 
Cedar Point Volunteer Denny Girard
takes us on a guided tour of the Tortoise Trail

 
 Lopsided Indian Grass
 Broom Sedge
 Mixed Grasses
Many different kinds of grasses grow in the park
 Cotton Grass
 
 Arrow Feather Grass
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 Pine Flatwoods

 
 Tortoise Trail
Oak Scrub
 Fuel reduction clearing in the pine flatwoods thins out the fire hazards of the area
Sand Live Oak
Large Slash Pine
Womans Tongue
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Denny Girard talks about the noticeable difference that divides the marshlands and the flatwoods

 
Enter the Marsh Trail
Black Needle Rush
 Sea Lavender
 Cord Grass
Saltbush 
Buttonwood
Fiddler Crab
Wax Myrtle
Bald Eagle
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A Natural Divide between the Pine Flatwoods and the
marsh lands is caused by the minute sloping of the land 
that keeps the tidewaters out of the pine forests.

 
 Paint Brush
Tortoise Trail
Vanilla Plant
 Silver Leafed Goldenaster
 Hairy Indigo
Coontie
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 Beach Bean



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Cedar Point Park is part of
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All photographs copyrighted by Robert Shainline 2005

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