RE: NANFA-L-- Camping in FL and AL with FEMA?

Bruce Stallsmith (
Mon, 03 Apr 2006 18:51:36 -0400

Yes, I would call state parks and see if you can get some description of how
open they are. Hatchet Creek is far enough south so that there could well be
lingering hurricane refugees. And I might be up for going back to the Little
Buffalo with you; a tornado ran through that area last night, just for fun.

--Bruce Stallsmith
along the balmy Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "Todd D. Crail" <tcrail-in-UTNet.UToledo.Edu>
>To: <>
>Subject: NANFA-L-- Camping in FL and AL with FEMA?
>Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 16:11:57 -0400
>Hi gang,
>We're pinning down the itenerary for Spring Fling 2006, Part Duh...
>I wondered, how much of the evacuees have been housed-in-state parks? I
>this, because almost the entire trip, we'll be camping... And I just can't
>deal without a "plan" lol.
>I was just looking-in-Wind Creek State Park in Alabama, which will be base
>to Coosa/Hatchet Creek and possibly the Tallapaloosa. They mentioned they
>had "FEMA campsites, the rest are first come, first serve".
>Should I be concerned enough to make phone calls to the places we plan to
>stay? I didn't see any of this mentioned on the FL SP sites.
>We're looking-in-Rainbow Springs SP, FL the evening of April 13th and
>the day on April 14th. We will be meeting up with Ryan's old advisor from
>Eckerd to sample turtles, but that doesn't mean we can't look-in-the fish
>We'll be in Tampa/St Pete during the day on April 15th.
>Gonna try and hook up with El Mysteryman on the 16th (drive morning) and/or
>17th, thinking we're going to stay-in-Blackwater River SP, FL. (Any
>thoughts about that? The locality, not Trey... sheesh ;)
>18th, looking-in-Wind River SP for the evening.
>19th (drive) and 20th, back-in-the Little Buffalo in TN. My goodness, was
>that stream awesome. Hopefully get into a little "smawjaw" rod-n-reel
>action as well.
>Be the change you want to see.
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