Flora and Fauna of Arrowhead Nature Trail

In the course of the Arrowhead Nature Trail tour, walk through the forest and tidal habitats as we look at the flora and fauna that live there.

What is the FL State Tree? Why are our Barrier Islands so fire-dependent? What is a “Maritime Forest?” How can you distinguish a “Live” oak from a “Laurel” oak? How do we utilize cedar’s aromatic wood? What is a spore? How does saltwater intrusion affect an ecosystem? What are the three types of mangroves at Ft. De Soto? What are the three types of seagrass in Tampa Bay’s flats? What is a Comb Jelly? Why are these estuaries considered the “Cradles of sea life?”