Category Archives: conservation

January Is The Month To Hike Florida’s Natural Treasures

January is the best time to visit and hike the many natural attractions found in Florida.  The mosquito problem is almost negative and the temperatures may be cool but often refreshing.  Even the animal and bird life seems more active … Continue reading

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Floridians Love Their Shell Game

When people visit Florida, they expect to find good seafood and they are usually not disappointed.  We Floridians love our grouper sandwiches and have competitions to locate the best sandwich in our area. But Floridians really have a thing about … Continue reading

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Florida’s Best State Parks With Great Beaches

Florida has miles and miles of great beaches, but more and more of them are lined with condos and multi-storied hotels.  If you want a Florida beach with a wonderful all-natural view, you might consider a Florida State Park. For … Continue reading

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Florida and Alligators – A Love-Hate Relationship

Last week was a very negative week for the Sunshine State and particularly for Orange County (Orlando) with the mass assassination at the Pulse nightclub and the killing of a two year old Nebraska boy by an alligator at the … Continue reading

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Florida’s Top Aquaculture Product Comes In A Can

Florida is the only state in the nation surrounded on three sides by two major bodies of water  – the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. Fishing, both commercial and recreational, is big business in the Sunshine State. Pound for … Continue reading

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Floridians Love Their Giant Famous Trees

Floridians love their distinctive trees and the state is home to more national champion trees (tallest or biggest) than any other state.  Of the 751 species of tree with national titles from the American Forest conservation group, 111 are in … Continue reading

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Florida’s Unique and Unusual Islands Are Worth A Visit

I love visiting islands. Florida has 4,510 islands over ten acres – some are even man-made creations.  My favorites are those that were once inhabited by man and became deserted for reasons logical and sometimes even mysterious. If you live … Continue reading

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