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9th Annual IDIDAHIKE - March 4 - Meet us on The Florida National Scenic Trail along the scenic Suwannee River near White Springs on March 4 to support the Florida Trail Association. All the details of the hike are at the following link: https://www.meetup.com/NorthFl­orida Leslie Jan 26, 2017 12:30 PM
RE: [hiking560] Jacksonville "Northern Tier" Hiking Series - Cathy Nov 13, 2016 4:19 PM
Re: [hiking560] Jacksonville "Northern Tier" Hiking Series - I am flexible as to time. Are the Aaron B. Nov 13, 2016 9:48 AM
Re: [hiking560] Jacksonville "Northern Tier" Hiking Series - I am also interested in any of the hikes like you mention on any day of the week. However, about 22 Dec we wi Bob C. Nov 13, 2016 8:27 AM
Re: [hiking560] Jacksonville "Northern Tier" Hiking Series - I would be inte Anne O. Nov 12, 2016 9:34 PM
Re: [hiking560] Jacksonville "Northern Tier" Hiking Series - I love your idea of shorter hikes, Ira. I live in Suwannee County. Any shor Deborah M. Nov 12, 2016 4:21 PM
Re: [hiking560] Jacksonville "Northern Tier" Hiking Series - Hi. I'm interested in longer hikes in different locations. I too lead but typically keep it to the city streets and average at 6 miles. Sandra Scrudato San-da-rah Nov 12, 2016 3:02 PM
Jacksonville "Northern Tier" Hiking Series - Hello All, As a follow-up to today's successful hike at Blue Cypress Park in Jacksonville I am contemplating a series of short day hikes at two to three week intervals over the next couple of months.  In addition to Blue Cypress this might inc Ira E. Nov 12, 2016 2:45 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Event at Losco Regional Park - Event at Losco Regional Park, scheduled to occur on Saturday, November 12,[masked]:00 AM has been cancelled due to damage from Hurricane Matthew.. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Tracey T. Oct 11, 2016 1:50 PM
CHAPTER MEETING CANCELLED - The Chapter Meeting on Monday, October 11th is Cancelled due to poor attendance. We will let you all know when the next active meeting will be. Thank you, Tracey Tyrrell Chapter Chair Tracey T. Oct 3, 2016 5:38 AM
Florida Trail 50th Anniversary Conference October 20-23 - Want to go to a really cool camping and hiking conference?  Want to meet very nice outdoor enthusiasts who care about hiking in Florida?  The Florida Trail Association is 50 years old - help us celebrate!  Make plans now to attend the Florida Trail Leslie Aug 24, 2016 10:35 AM
RE: [hiking560] FTA MEMBERSHIP - Janie Jan 11, 2016 9:05 PM
Re: [hiking560] FTA MEMBERSHIP - Tracy, Yes I will join the FTA since I've been asked by you.... joe t. Jan 11, 2016 5:11 PM
FTA MEMBERSHIP - Hi Cumberland Island Trailblazers. Everyone must be a member of the FTA.  I have messaged a couple people who we do not see as members.  Please make sure you reply to my message or sign up by 11/12/16. Thanks, Tracey Tracey T. Jan 11, 2016 4:58 PM
Dutton Island Still Happening! - Weather light rain, clearing by 9am, so prepared with a poncho and bug spray and shoes as we may have to walk through or slightly around some puddles! As you come down Dutton Island Drive - across the street from the Park on the right is Dutton Tracey T. Nov 22, 2015 6:10 AM
Re: [hiking560] Mike Hankey appointed new Section Leader - Awesome! Janie Nov 11, 2015 1:18 PM
Mike Hankey appointed new Section Leader - I am pleased to announce that Mike Hankey has been appointed Section Leader for our section of the Florida National Scenic Trail that runs along the Suwannee River to the Town of White Springs.  Mike is a long time member of the FTA and an experien Walter B. Nov 11, 2015 12:40 PM
RE: [hiking560] Vote today for the Florida National Scenic Trail - Keep the votes coming! Sent on a Virgin Mobile Samsung John S. Oct 25, 2015 12:59 PM
Vote today for the Florida National Scenic Trail - Let's rally and raise the votes! Walter B. Oct 25, 2015 10:58 AM
Re: [hiking560] Vote for our $25000 grant - Good girl! Thanks! Leslie Oct 24, 2015 11:35 AM
Re: [hiking560] Vote for our $25000 grant - I also post it everyday on facebook, and today created and event to p Sheri A. Oct 24, 2015 8:51 AM
Re: [hiking560] Vote for our $25000 grant - Done Sent from my iPad On Oct 23, 2015, at 7:29 PM, Walter Bryant < Joanelle M. Oct 24, 2015 6:07 AM
Meetup details changed: Haunted Hike & Costume Ball - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/NorthFlo­ridaTrailBlazers/events/222494­414/ When : Satur Janie Oct 23, 2015 4:52 PM
Vote today for FNST to win a $25000 grant - Please vote today and everyday through October 31 to help the Florida National Scenic Trail win a $25000 grant to restore a boardwalk that suffered severe storm damage.  The first two trails with the most votes each win $25000.  The FNST is currently Walter B. Oct 20, 2015 6:24 PM
Please vote today for the $25K grant for the FNST - The FNST needs your vote today and everyday through October 31 to win a $25,000 grant to repair the boardwalks on the trail.  Please vote today and everyday through October 31.  Ask your friends to vote.  Here is the link: Walter B. Oct 9, 2015 5:50 PM
Have you voted today for the FNST? - If you have not cast your vote today for the Florida National Scenic Trial, please vote now to help the FNST win a $25000 grant in the Michlob Ultra Superior Trails Contest.  The FNST is in 3rd place by 1000 votes but with your support we can catch up Walter B. Oct 6, 2015 8:08 PM
URGENT YOUR VOTE NEED FOR $25000 GRANT - The Florida National Scenic Trail has slipped to 3rd place in the voting.  At one point, the FNST was 4000 votes ahead.  It looks like the Florida voters have slacked off on voting while the supporters of the other two trails are stepping up their ef Walter B. Oct 4, 2015 8:13 PM
$25000 grant contest IMPORTANT NEWS - There have been reports of voting irregularities, and as a result the administrators of the Superior Trails Contest are asking participants to VERIFY their email address. Your votes WILL NOT count, u Walter B. Oct 1, 2015 5:16 PM
Important info about the $25000 grant contest - Please vote today.  Remember that you can vote EVERY DAY. IMPORTANT - The contest sponsor has reminded us that the rules state that only one vote per day per PERSON may be cast.  That does not mean that you can vote from multiple or fake emai Walter B. Sep 26, 2015 12:50 PM
Vote today for FNST to win a $25000 grant - Thanks to all you who have voted, the Florida National Scenic Trail is now in the lead by 5400 votes.  I talked with the U.S. Forest Service FNST Administrator today and he is so excited about the Florida turnout in this voting.  He thinks we can wi Walter B. Sep 24, 2015 7:34 PM
Re: [hiking560] Have You Voted Today To Help Us Win $25000 Grant - I vote everyday along with 3 other family members and post it daily on my facebook Sheri A. Sep 21, 2015 11:14 AM
Have You Voted Today To Help Us Win $25000 Grant - Thanks to your votes the Florida National Scenic Trail is still in first place in the contest to win a $25000 grant.  Our lead of 4000 votes is showing the county that we support the FNST and are passionate about outdoor activities in our state.  Walter B. Sep 19, 2015 12:22 PM
Trail Challenge to win $25,000 for the FNST - The Florida National Scenic Trail is ahead by 1,800 votes this morning thanks to all of you who are casting your votes for us to win the $25,000 grant. Please continue to vote EVERY DAY through October 31.  The lead will certainly go back and Walter B. Sep 16, 2015 10:26 AM
Vote Today to Help the Florida Trail win $25,000 - We're ahead of the CDT by 200+ votes! Let's try to maintain our lead. Vote DAILY so we can blast ahead of the Continental Divide Trail. It'd be neat to see if we could sustain a 100+ vote lead, each day, to show the trail community that the Walter B. Sep 14, 2015 3:09 PM
Vote Today To Help FTA Win A $25,000 Grant - The North Florida Trail Blazers Chapter of the Florida Trail Association is asking you to help the FTA win a $25,000 grant for the Florida National Scenic Trail.  The FTA is competing against nine other trail associations for this grant.  The fund Walter B. Sep 13, 2015 5:54 PM
Vote Today To Help FTA Win A $25,000 Grant - The North Florida Trail Blazers Chapter of the Florida Trail Association is asking you to help the FTA win a $25,000 grant for the Florida National Scenic Trail.  The FTA is competing against nine other trail associations for this grant.  The fund Walter B. Sep 13, 2015 5:52 PM
Help us win a $25,000 grant - The North Florida Trail Blazers Chapter of the Florida Trail Association is asking for you to help the Florida Trail Association win a $25,000 grant for the Florida Trail.  The FTA is competi Walter B. Sep 10, 2015 7:46 PM
Black Creek Ravines Hike - Hey Everyone  - Looking forward to our hike tomorrow.  Weather is looking good for our morning hike but with all the rain today, please be sure to wear proper hiking boots or shoes. It may be muddy!! Please make sure you change your R Tracey T. Apr 25, 2015 7:12 PM
Chapter meeting next week -   Just a quick reminder about the upcoming chapter meeting - Oct. 22. Jake Ingram will speak on native plants we see on the trails. Location - MOSH (Museum of Science and History).  6pm -7:30pm. Leslie Oct 15, 2014 9:04 PM
Meetup details changed: FTA 101, 102, and 103 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/NorthFlo­ridaTrailBlazers/events/190602­392/ When : Thurs Leslie Sep 10, 2014 9:32 PM
Re: [hiking-560] CORRECTION - Pint Night is WEDNESDAY - Leslie, The great news is I am back to being a working girl. The bad news is it's in  tax preparation- am assisting  a tax attorney with returns. So, no I don't think I can make this. Would love to otherwise come. Should  be fun! Dagmar Mar 25, 2014 8:34 PM
CORRECTION - Pint Night is WEDNESDAY - but if you caught the mistake, that means you've already marked your calendar for this great night!  Show up with friends and money on WEDNESDAY, not Thursday! My apologies for the mistake!   Leslie Mar 25, 2014 6:59 PM
Re: [hiking-560] Don't forget PINT NIGHT - this Thursday! - Is it Wed or Thursday? On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 6:05 PM, Leslie < [address removed] > wrot Susan E. Mar 25, 2014 6:25 PM
Don't forget PINT NIGHT - this Thursday! - Just a quick reminder for you to join us at Black Creek Outfitters and the Florida Trail Association!  Cold beer, great gear, and happy hikers!  What more could you want for a fun night!  Bring friends! Leslie Mar 25, 2014 6:05 PM
Re: [hiking-560] New Chapter Chair - Congrats Walter I know you'll be a good one! Mike H. Mar 14, 2014 3:53 PM
New Chapter Chair -   I would like to announce that Walter Bryant has agreed to take on the responsibilities of the Chapter Chair position effective immediately.  His nomination was approved by the chapter Exexcutive Committee. Walter has been an Activit Leslie Mar 14, 2014 3:32 PM
FTA Membership Drive - We have over 1,000 people on our North Florida Trailblazers Meetup site now. How many of y Leslie Mar 9, 2014 2:32 PM
Re: [hiking-560] Haven't joined The Florida Trail Association yet? This email is for you! - This email must not be for us but we love you anyway!! Alton Feb 15, 2014 10:11 AM
Haven't joined The Florida Trail Association yet? This email is for you! - VALENTINE’S DAY IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14. THIS YEAR NOTHING SAYS Leslie Feb 8, 2014 11:23 AM
The I DID A HIKE is in the Times Union - For those of you who do not take the Times Union,  here's the story they published in the Outdoors section of today's paper: Leslie Feb 3, 2014 7:56 AM
Meetup details changed: Julington Durbin Preserve - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/NorthFlo­ridaTrailBlazers/events/144330­112/ When : Sue Turner-Hammock H. Oct 7, 2013 2:02 PM
Hike Big Oak Trail - The hike at Big Oak Trail Scheduled for this Saturday has been cancelled.  Please update your plans accordingly. Thank you   Bill G. May 6, 2013 7:26 AM
Message from The NFTB Chapter Chair - Newsletter from the North Florida Trailblazers Chairperson. April 29, 2013 Greetings Fellow hikers! I hope everyone had a great weekend. The weather was great, and I hope you were all able to take full advantage. Membership Chair L Bill G. Apr 30, 2013 7:33 AM
Message from The NFTB Chapter Chair - Newsletter from the North Florida Trailblazers Chairperson. April 15, 2013 Greetings Fellow hikers! I just returned from a SPECTACULAR hike at the Black Creek Ravines Conservation area. The hike was lead by Mike H, our (almost) newe Bill G. Apr 15, 2013 8:11 PM
Message from The NFTB Chapter Chair - Newsletter from the North Florida Trailblazers Chairperson. April 1, 2013 Greetings fellow hikers! I hope everyone had a great holiday weekend. The weather has been cooler than normal the past week or so, but that makes for great hi Bill G. Apr 1, 2013 5:58 PM
Message from The NFTB Chapter Chair - Newsletter from the North Florida Trailblazers Chairperson. March 18, 2013. Greetings fellow hikers! I hope everyone had a great St. Patrick’s Day! I just returned from the FTA Annual Conference in Micanopy: Trailblazer’s secti Bill G. Mar 18, 2013 7:44 PM
Message from The NFTB Chapter Chair - Newsletter from the NFTB Chairperson. March 04, 2013. Greetings fellow hikers! Spring is near and peak hiking season is upon us! March and April provide excellent hiking weather and we plan to take full advantage. My � Bill G. Mar 4, 2013 6:17 PM
Message from The NFTB Chapter Chair - Newsletter from the NFTB Chairperson. February 18, 2013. Greeting fellow hikers! As many of you already know, I recently stepped up to the Chapter Chair position of the North Florida Trailblazers (NFTB) chapter of the Florida Trail A Bill G. Feb 18, 2013 7:14 AM
Janie's directions - From Jax on HWY 90 go past the Olustee entrance and past 250A (approx 1 mile) then turn right at the light (store is on th SW corner) go straight ahead and look for The Landing sign and dirt road on the right before you get into the picnic boat ramp ar Leslie Nov 30, 2012 3:05 PM
Christmas Campout - Dear Trailblazers, Looks like we are going to have a wonderful weekend at Osceola. Please review (or copy) Janie's directions to The Landing Campground.  There are signs, but if you have not been here before, you could get turned aroun Leslie Nov 30, 2012 3:03 PM
Christmas Campout - I updated details about the upcoming Campout. Please sign up and post what food you will bring. Hope you can join us! Leslie Leslie Nov 18, 2012 6:31 PM
Get a great hiking book from FTA! - Link to the Facebook post http://www.facebook.com/home.p­hp?ref=tn_tnmn#!/pages/Florida­-Trail-Association/[masked] Leslie Oct 19, 2012 10:18 PM
Our section of trail needs your help, Please - North Florida Trail Members and friends of the trail, The Florida National Scenic Trail (FNST) is in danger of becoming a very different outdoor experience.  On Sept. 5th the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) posted i Alton Sep 13, 2012 11:00 PM
North Florida Regional FTA Conference - Save the Date - Please see attachment. Children are welcome! Entrance fees to Leslie Jul 22, 2012 12:33 PM
Re: [hiking-560] First Aid/CPR Poll - I would also be interested in this. John M. Apr 16, 2012 6:36 PM
Re: [hiking-560] First Aid/CPR Poll - Hello, Just want to agree with Calvin on a recommendation for Derek and StatLife Medical as myself and the whole Anheuser-Busch First Responder 50 person team has used for the last five year Patrick H. Apr 16, 2012 8:10 AM
Re: [hiking-560] First Aid/CPR Poll - For first responder all you have to do is take a class and have it signed off. It goes over basic stuff and teaches mostly ho Calvin J. Apr 15, 2012 2:23 PM
Re: [hiking-560] First Aid/CPR Poll - On 04/15/[masked]:09 PM, Robert Sealey wrote: Cary B Apr 15, 2012 1:56 PM
Re: [hiking-560] First Aid/CPR Poll - I don't have any current certifications but I was trained as an EMT - I at one point.  In addition, I was trained by the Army in First Aid and I was part of vertical rope rescue team.   While not currently certified, I am looking to recert as an E Robert S. Apr 15, 2012 12:16 PM
First Aid/CPR Poll - We're trying to get an idea of how many people in the chapter have first aid and/or CPR certifications. Please take a quick moment to fill out the poll. View The Poll Cary B Apr 14, 2012 2:52 PM
Merry Christmas! - Hope y'all get some great hiking gear to try out in 2012! Cary B Dec 25, 2011 9:10 AM
please disregard my message.. - don't know how to use my new phone. Thanks! Lisa M Oct 20, 2011 6:49 PM
Re: [hiking-560] Scheduled chapter meetings - Greg can golf there free...his 5th grade teacher owns it...come on down. :-) Sent from my Samsung Intercept™ Leslie wrote: Lisa M Oct 20, 2011 4:04 PM
Re: [hiking-560] New Chapter Chair for Trailblazers - Janet H. Oct 18, 2011 9:58 PM
Scheduled chapter meetings - John and I think it's time to have regularly scheduled chapter meetings again. On the Meetup site, please go to the "MORE" tab, under Polls, and vote for the day which would work best for you. Thank you, Leslie Leslie Oct 18, 2011 9:21 PM
New Chapter Chair for Trailblazers - John Rucuski has officially accepted the nomination as Chapter Chair, effective immediately! "Ski" is an avid backpacker, trail worker, and long time member of FTA. Many of you already know him, and should not be surprised that he has stepp Leslie Oct 18, 2011 9:04 PM
Chapter Chair opportunity - Our current chapter chair is officially stepping aside. Paula has done a wonderful job and has kept this chapter going through thick and thin. I want to thank her for long hours and and many years of dedication. She deserves a rest! Leslie Sep 29, 2011 8:33 PM
Haunted Hike - I am looking for volunteers to be haunters along the trail at the annual Haunted Hike scheduled for October 8, 2011 at Gold Head Branch State Park. If anyone is interested please email me and I will give you the details. Thanks, Janie Janie Sep 13, 2011 7:39 PM
We're on Twitter! - From Cary, who set this up.... Now you can stay connected with the Trailblazers via Twitter! Have meeting and activity reminders delivered directly to your phone or Twitter client for free! If you already have a Twitter acco Leslie Aug 11, 2011 8:30 PM
New Meetup: Osceola Backpack/dayhike - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Osceola Backpack/dayhike When : Saturday, January 8,[masked]:00 AM Where : Eric Dec 23, 2010 8:35 AM
New Meetup: January Social - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : January Social When : Wednesday, January 26,[masked]:00 PM Where : European Eric Dec 12, 2010 10:59 AM
Meetup details changed: Backpacker Magazine's Get Out More Tour - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/hiking-5­60/calendar/15318903/ When : Saturday, December 11,[masked]:00 PM Alton Dec 9, 2010 8:17 PM
New Meetup: Moonlight Hike - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Moonlight Hike When : Saturday, December 18,[masked]:00 PM Where : Mike Roe Janie Dec 8, 2010 7:20 PM
New Meetup: Finishing the pie work hike - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Finishing the pie work hike When : Sunday, November 28,[masked]:00 AM Where Eric Nov 21, 2010 1:43 PM
New Meetup: Moonlight Hike - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Moonlight Hike When : Saturday, November 20,[masked]:00 PM Where : Mike Roe Janie Nov 15, 2010 9:35 PM
New Meetup: Big Shoals Hike, White Springs Swap Meet & the Telford Inn - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Big Shoals Hike, White Springs Swap Meet & the Telford Inn When : Saturday, November 2 Kathleen Nov 10, 2010 12:05 PM
New Meetup: Work the pie off hike - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Work the pie off hike When : Saturday, November 27,[masked]:00 AM Where : Eric Nov 10, 2010 11:35 AM
New Meetup: Finishing up Osceola - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Finishing up Osceola When : Sunday, November 14,[masked]:00 AM Where : Osce Eric Nov 10, 2010 11:26 AM
Chapter Meeting - Nov. 9 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/hiking-5­60/calendar/15124226/ When : Tuesday, November 9,[masked]:30 PM Leslie Oct 18, 2010 7:13 PM
New Meetup: More fun in Osceola - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : More fun in Osceola When : Sunday, November 7,[masked]:00 AM Where : Osceol Eric Oct 14, 2010 8:00 AM
Meetup details changed: Hike at Theodore Roosevelt Preserve - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/hiking-5­60/calendar/15078294/ When : Sunday, October 17,[masked]:00 AM Leslie Oct 11, 2010 9:23 PM
New Meetup: october social - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : october social When : Wednesday, October 20,[masked]:00 PM Where : Creeksid Eric Sep 16, 2010 9:48 PM
New Meetup: bridge building - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : bridge building When : Saturday, September 11,[masked]:00 AM Where : S & Eric Aug 27, 2010 7:18 PM
Meetup details changed: FTA Board Meeting,Chapter Council, and Trails Committee weekend - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/hiking-5­60/calendar/14385230/ When : Saturday, September 18,[masked]:00 AM Leslie Aug 25, 2010 8:03 PM
New Meetup: Christmas party - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Christmas party When : Friday, December 3,[masked]:00 PM Where : Ocean Pond Eric Aug 11, 2010 3:47 PM
New Meetup: Another fun filled day with Janie - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Another fun filled day with Janie When : Sunday, October 10,[masked]:00 AM Wh Eric Aug 10, 2010 4:34 PM
New Meetup: Last chance social before we start the work hikes - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Last chance social before we start the work hikes When : Thursday, September 16,[masked]:00 Eric Aug 10, 2010 4:28 PM
New Meetup: Same as yesturday - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Same as yesturday When : Sunday, October 3,[masked]:00 AM Where : Mike Roes Eric Aug 10, 2010 4:19 PM
New Meetup: More Osceola work hike - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : More Osceola work hike When : Saturday, November 13,[masked]:00 AM Where : Eric Aug 10, 2010 5:40 AM
New Meetup: Osceola work hike - Announcing a new Meetup for North Florida Trail Blazers! What : Osceola work hike When : Saturday, November 6,[masked]:00 AM Where : Osceo Eric Aug 10, 2010 5:29 AM

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