Meet trip leader Anne Barkdoll of the Alachua Conservation Trust at the parking corral on the north side of State Road 20 1.75 miles east of US-301. This will be our second visit to this 2,868-acre Alachua Conservation Trust (ACT) property, which opened to the public in January 2017. Migratory birds should be present in good numbers along the 2-mile trail that parallels the marshy creek. Wear rubber boots or old shoes you don’t mind getting wet, as the trail can be soggy in places.
Difficulty: 3 (may involve elevation change, uneven terrain, and/or walking distances greater than two miles).
*The Conservation Lands Educational Program (CLEP) is designed to bring attention to local land conservation efforts. These trips are conducted on properties purchased to protect natural resources and will be led by a representative of the agency in charge, who will discuss ecological features and history. CLEP trips will be educational experiences, so the emphasis will be on much more than birding.