Florida Park Service Director to Paddle Blackwater River with Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition

TALLAHASSEE – Donald Forgione, director of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service, will join the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team as they paddle the Blackwater River on Saturday, March 14.

The team, which includes Carlton Ward Jr., Mallory Lykes Dimmitt and Joe Guthrie, will paddle from Johnson’s Float at Blackwater State Forest to Deaton’s Bridge in Blackwater River State Park to raise awareness about the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition.

WHAT:        Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition
                     Paddle and Reception on the Blackwater River

WHEN:        Saturday, March 14, 2015
                     Paddle: 9:30 a.m.
                     Reception: 12:00 p.m.

WHERE:      Blackwater River State Park
                     7720 Deaton Bridge Rd.
                     Holt, FL 32564

Space is limited to 50 guests for the river paddle, but 150 guests can be accommodated for the reception. If you’d like to participate in the paddle, please RSVP here and contact Blackwater Canoe Rental at 850-623-0235. Click here to visit their website.

For more information about the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition, click here.

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