Swamp hike scheduled
A summer in the swamp hike is planned from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Cache River State Natural Area’s Lower Cache River Access area.
Kimberly Rohling, the Cache River State Natural Area’s conservation education representative, will lead the hike.
The guided hike will begin at the Lower Cache River Access parking lot.
An optional, 20-minute hike to the state champion bald cypress tree will be offered.
Those who plan to go on the hike are encouraged to bring a pair of binoculars. Those who do not have binoculars can preregister to borrow a pair.
For more information, or to register for the hike, contact the Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center at 618-657-2064.