2019 Conference Fieldtrips

Scheduled Field Trips

Follow these pages to get updates on what is being planned.  The trips will have the best of Central Florida, giving you a chance to visit some of Florida's oldest and most unique ecosystems.

  • See rare plants in their native habitats
  • See examples of outstanding ecologically sound land management
  • Get to meet some of Florida's best field botanists and ecologists

All field trips require advance reservation.  Check individual field trips for costs and difficulty.  Trip days and times may change several times before the field trips are finalized.

Always plan to bring

  • Water
  • Comfortable field clothes and closed-toed shoes (boots recommended).  In many places, long pants are strongly advised.
  • Sunscreen and sun hat
  • If the trip will extend through the noon hour, bring lunch

Click on the title of any trip to get trip detail

Cross Section of a Dry Sandhill

Visit one of the largest intact sandhills in the peninsula within the Citrus Tract of the Withlacoochee State Forest

Horseback riding with Cactus Jack on Florida Trail at the Land Bridge!

An Adventure by horseback in the center of horses of the world!

Goethe State Forest Driving Tour

Orchids and roadway plant life

More than you thought possible about Cabbage Palms

A fieldtrip and workshop at Mockernut Hill Botanical Garden

Werner Boyce Salt Springs State Park Guided Hike

Botanize and bird this beautiful park with its manager, Adam Belden

Chassahowitzka River Kayak Trip (morning)

Paddling to the best springs of “The Chazz”

Chassahowitzka River Kayak Trip (afternoon)

Paddling to the best springs of “The Chazz”

Gulf Coast Ecosystems and Sea Level Rise

An Up-Close Look at Sea Level Rise Impacts in the Southern Big Bend

Crystal River Cruise

A Scenic Exploration by Pontoon

Two-Mile Prairie/Johnson Pond Trail

One of the lesser-known tracts of the Withlacoochee SF

Citrus Tract - Withlacoochee State Forest

A Florida Gem - Sandhill in the Spring

Florida Greenway and Ross Prairie State Forest

A botanical hiking adventure of scrub, upland longleaf and sand pine habitats

Horseback riding with Cactus Jack on Florida Trail at the Land Bridge!

An Adventure by Horseback in the center of horses of the world!

Tour of Mockernut Hill Botanical Garden

with Linda Duever and Edwin Bridges