|Topic(s):||Fauna/Flora Taxonomy , Invasive Plant Control , Land Conservation , Restoration Science|
|Priority Issue(s):||Habitat Conservation|
|Host Partner(s):||Weeks Bay Reserve|
|Location:||Knoll Park, Fairhope, Alabama|
Longleaf in the Park: Fairhope’s pineywoods heritage
Enjoy the learning experience and guided walks through Knoll Park. See the tools of the naval stores industry that filled the pockets of area merchants. Hear about the trees, flowers and other plants that build a rich landscape preserved in a park in Fairhope open to all.
Longleaf pine is considered by many to the most important native plant in the United States. The trees join together a diverse group of grasses, flowers, birds and animals. Fairhopers have incorporated the longleaf into their culture, histories, economies and landscapes since the Town’s inception.
There is no charge so please join at Knoll Park for a fascinating experience