October 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

Events In & Around DeSoto State Park

Campfire Talk: Parasites of Little River
Join us for a fun campfire talk in the Great Outdoors! Campfire Talks are a series of educational & entertaining programs located in the great outdoors. Campfire programs are held many Friday & Saturday evening (May –October) in DeSoto State Park.
Parasitic organisms such as ticks, fleas, lice, Etc. comprise the majority of species on earth, outnumbering non-parasitic animals by as much as 50 percent. Larger organisms like plants can be parasitic, such as Indian Pipe, Mistletoe, & Indian Paintbrush. Microbiologist Dr. Benjie Blair from Jacksonville State University returns to talk about more creepy crawlies that would like to make a home...inside of you!
Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: DeSoto State Park-Fort Payne, Alabama. Campfire Ring in the Improved campground, next to campsite 93. Gate will open 30 minutes before program starts. (Held in nature center in case of inclement weather)
Fee: Free to the Public; Great for all ages! For details, 256.997.5025 or email