Nature Trails Dedication with Dr. Ray Bowman

Nature Trail Dedication at the Red Maple Boardwalk held on December 3, 1976. From left to right, Dr. Ray Bowman, President Thomas G. Carpenter, Sue Leger-Krall.

Dr. Ray Bowman, a UNF founding professor, was the first Director of the UNF Environmental Center, worked to create a self-guided nature trail system, was part of getting the trails recognized by the U.S. Department of the Interior in the 1970s, and served as a faculty advisor to the Sawmill Slough Conservation Club.