November 14, 2015: Geology and Natural Communities: Contrasts across the Fall Line and the Story of Providence Canyon, talk and walk, Stewart County

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Providence Canyon

Providence Canyon

November 14:  Geology and Natural Communities: Contrasts across the Fall Line and the Story of Providence Canyon, talk and walk

Time:  1:00 (talk at Oxbow Meadows); 2:00 (walk at Providence Canyon State Park)

Leaders:  Bill Witherspoon and Leslie Edwards

Location:  Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center (for the talk); Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area (for the walk).

Description:  Two related events:  First, a talk at Oxbow Meadows will describe the geology of the Fall Line and ways in which that geology influences the formation of different natural communities.  This will be followed by a walk in Providence Canyon that will explore the geologic story of the Canyon and some of the natural communities there.

Difficulty level:  moderate to easy

Facilities: Restaurants near both locations

Directions to Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center:   http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/driving_directions.php

Directions to Providence Cayon Outdoor Recreation Area:   http://gastateparks.org/ProvidenceCanyon#direction

Contact:  Leslie Edwards,  edwa1616@bellsouth.net