The Freshwater Land Trust Junior Board invites you to be a part of the 2nd Annual Darter Dash, a unique 5k race at the beautiful and historicTurkey Creek Nature Preserve in Pinson, Alabama. The 5k course will begin and end at Turkey Creek Falls. The race course is a paved roadway that follows the beautiful creek, offering incredible views and subtle elevation changes that allow for a challenging, yet fun course.
This preserve contains some of the most biologically diverse habitats in this region of Alabama. The waters of Turkey Creek are home to three endangered species of fish: the Vermilion Darter (Etheostoma chermocki), the Watercress Darter (Etheostoma nuchale), and the Rush Darter (Etheostoma phytophilum). The Vermilion Darter occurs only in Turkey Creek and nowhere else in the world.
WHAT: 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Race benefiting the Freshwater Land Trust
WHERE: Turkey Creek Nature Preserve in Pinson, Alabama
WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 2012
START TIME: 8:30 a.m.