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Water Today and for the Future

Cherokee Sink Tour 

Join DEP' Florida Geological Survey on a guided tour of Cherokee Sink at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park. Learn about the area's geologic features, how the sink was formed, and geology's role in drinking water resources.

When: Friday, Oct. 15

Tour times: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. *Thanks for your response! The guided tours are filled, but you can explore the area on your own any day. Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park is open 8 a.m. to sundown, 365 days a year.

Where: Meet at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park lodge 15 minutes before tour time. Attendees can ride the tram or hike to the sink. Wear hiking or walking shoes and bring water, sunscreen and insect repellant.

RSVP: Space is limited to 25 people per tour. 

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This year's theme for Earth Science Week is "Water Today and for the Future." To celebrate, the American Geoscience Institute invites you to share your creativity with video, photography visual art or essay with a focus on earth materials.

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