Turtle Point Science Center Boardwalk
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We strive to provide a safe, natural, and educational experience for the community.
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The Story

Flomaton, AL

Turtle Point Science Center is an award-winning facility that has become a beacon of science education in Southwest Alabama. Built in 1999, the mission of the science center is to connect the science classroom to nature through hands-on science lessons. Turtle Point is open to the public at no cost and is widely used by the general public for daily outings and even a place to exercise in nature.

The Turtle Point campus has a classroom, lab, butterfly house, creek, and boardwalk that classes and visitors in the community enjoy on a daily basis. The boardwalk is a spectacular feature that takes students and visitors on a journey through the wetlands to an overlook on Big Escambia Creek. “As you walk the trail, you see native flora and fauna, wetland ponds, a tributary to the creek, and the tops of the trees as you walk up the arboreal spur,” said Jacquelyn Word, Director of Turtle Point. All of these additions and enhancements have added educational and recreational values to, not only Turtle Point, but Escambia County, Alabama, and the surrounding areas.

The boardwalk has become a highlight of the facility. Over the years, the boardwalk has received constant maintenance to replace boards, railings, steps, and even rebuild areas after flooding destroyed them. In fall 2015, while surveying the damage of an undermined bridge section, it was decided that it was time to replace the railings and decking of the entire structure.

Jacquelyn and the Turtle Point staff hope to raise $25,000 through RedBasket.org for purchasing materials to complete the boardwalk refurbishment. “We strive to provide a safe, natural, and educational experience for the community,” Jacquelyn said. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation and allow Turtle Point to continue providing an educational science center for the whole community to enjoy. Share this story today!

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