Kent W.

Event Organizer

FTA Member, Event Organizer

Location:

Tallahassee, FL
Hometown: Tallahassee

Member since:

August 9, 2012

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What is your full name? Please add a photograph of yourself so we can recognize you at activities.

Kent Wimmer

Are you a member of the Florida Trail Association? If not, please consider joining and supporting our organization, the trails, and our activities. Link: http://www.floridatrail.org/make-a-difference/become-a-member/

Yes, I am life member of the Florida Trail Association

Please tell us a little about your level of outdoors experience--day hiker? backpacker? car camper? paddler? etc.

Experienced hiker, backpacker and paddler. I lead several activities for the Florida Trail Association: * Annual Bradwell Bay Swamp Stomp the first Saturday in March hiking through the Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area's swamp in the Apalachicola National Forest. * Birding hikes in the Wade Tract in south Georgia. Jim Cox, biologist with Tall Timbers Research Station, co-leads and describes the natural history tour of this old-growth longleaf pine and wiregrass forest. * Wacissa River and the Slave Canal paddling trip through the wilds of the Wacissa River.

What kinds of hikes do you like--what distance? what speed? etc. What other kinds of outdoor activities would you enjoy?

Hiking and paddling in wilderness settings and enjoying the special natural areas of the Big Bend and Florida.

Introduction

I am been a volunteer with the Florida Trail for 28 years and was its lead staff person for the Florida National Scenic Trail for 13 years.

What Kent W. is saying about this Meetup Group

Great folks to spend time with in the woods or at meetings.


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