Shark Valley Field Trip

February 21, 2022 @ 7:00AM — 12:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

The Shark Valley Loop Trail is an ecological highlight of Everglades National Park. Perched on the northern border of the park and teeming with interesting flora and fauna, this 15.4 mile trail loops through a grand saw grass prairie, offering close-up views of biological diversity Meeting at Audubon Western Everglades office and then carpooling, or caravaning , to Shark Valley. Meet at AWE office at 12250 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, 34113 at 7:00am. Should take about 45 minutes to get to Shark Valley from there.

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The name Shark Valley comes from the area in the Gulf of Mexico known as Shark River, where the water in the Everglades flows, according to Park Ranger Maria Thomson. Despite the name, you won't find any sharks here, but it would be difficult not to see an alligator.

We will be taking the Loop Trail. The Shark Valley Loop Trail is an ecological highlight of Everglades National Park. Perched on the northern border of the park and teeming with interesting flora and fauna, this 15.4 mile trail loops through a grand saw grass prairie, offering close-up views of biological diversity.

Bring bug spray since there may be mosquitos. Also bring your binoculars and camera.

Trip Leader: Dr. Jane Ruphecht

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