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Oct 1, 2003 - Big Thicket - Turkey Creek Unit - Kirby Nature Trail

Today we explored the Big Thicket. This morning we headed for the Turkey Creek Unit to walk on the Kirby Nature Trail. The U.S. Congress passed legislation which was signed by President Gerald Ford in October 1974, establishing the first national preserve in the National Park System. In 1993, legislation was passed to expand the Preserve to incorporate creek corridors and additional land areas. In 1981 Big Thicket National Preserve was added to the United Nations’ the list of International Biosphere Reserves. The United States Man and the...

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