Park of the Month:Plans, People, Programs and Career Paths
Planning for a great outdoor season is a time consuming endeavor led by First Landing State Park is filling up the spring, summer, and fall program series with some great programs and special events.
Go on a guided hike to look for critters like this fiddler crab, marsh birds, turtles and snakes.
Some weeks, there are well over 20 programs on the schedule. Click backpacks chock full of field guides and equipment that you can check out for free while you explore the park on your own.
Exploring the park on your own? Check out on of our themed Park Packs chock full of field guides and equipment.
Recently, Daniel Russo joined the park's education team under the long-distance supervision of Chief Ranger Jennifer Huggins Daniel transferred to Bear Creek Lake State Park and has over five years of environmental education experience as well as a B.S. and M.S. in Marine Science. I can't wait to attend some of his crabbing and beach programs!
Ready to lead programs, Daniel Russo gets familiar with owl handling techniques. You can visit our owl and other animals in the Trail Center during Discovery Center hours.
Daniel said "My favorite trail is the Osmanthus Trail because, as a trail runner, I enjoy the rugged beauty of the Bald Cypress marshes while traversing the boardwalks and rolling dunes."
Park maintenance staff along with our new Osmanthus Trailhikes, too.