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CREW Field Trip

 
 

 

Learning how to be a Florida Panther Biologist

 

 

Elementary school and college students continue on their Florida Panther Posse adventure and visit CREW Land and Water Trust. This 60,000-acre watershed spanning Lee and Collier counties provides and excellent learning place for students to continue their awareness of the Florida Panther and its habitat.  Discover over five miles of trails at CREW. FGCU college students guide the elementary students through the hiking trails winding through pine flatwoods, marsh vistas, mysterious oak hammocks and pristine popash communities.  They learn how to use different scientific intstruments and get a chance to be outside in nature.
 

Field Adventure at CREW Land and Water Trust Hiking Trails

 
     
"Nature Rocks"

 

Directions to CREW Marsh Hiking Trails:

Travel east 17 miles on Corkscrew Road from Exit 123, I-75.

-Boardwalks, Lookout Tower, 5.5 miles of beautiful and large hiking trails.

-Dog Friendly - on leash, no bikes, horses, or ATVs.