Earth Day Clean-Up at Colt Creek State Park

There was no better way to spend Earth Day than clearing the NEW equestrian day parking field plus primitive equestrian camping expansion area.  Triple B and Florida Sport Horse Club members teamed up to spend the morning picking up dead wood, chain-sawing fallen trees, and forging our way through enormous tangles of Caesar weed. We have SO many people to thank–all the club members who came out bright and early; Gene Naasko for initiating the work day; Karen Turbeville for coordinating the event; Jerry Von Ehr for mowing the entire area; Jim Watkins for bringing his tractor and front end loader to move the bigger tree sections; Mike Charron and the Turbevilles for use of their trailers; Richard Wilder for bringing 3 of his students to help; Sammie Turbeville for grilling the chicken for our lunch…the list goes on and on. More pictures will be posted on the Florida Sport Horse Club’s Facebook page soon.

Early morning
The new equestrian day parking area before clearing
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We had a swarm of workers!
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At the end of the day, the entire area was cleared and mowed

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