An open letter to the Hernando County Commission, who voted last week to dissolve the county’s Environmentally Sensitive Lands program several years before its review date
Archives for August 2015
After watching the progress on the ECRRT at Osteen over the past year, John takes a ride to the east to see how far the new paved bike path goes
John explores the C2C between Osteen and the St. Johns River by starting at Lake Monroe Park and ending at Osteen, using the Spring-to-Spring and ECRRT trails through southern Volusia County
Living in the area, John was excited to learn that a cross-Florida trail was coming to Titusville. A year ago, we explored where it went, and discovered it ended without going very far.
John takes on an urban piece of the C2C in Sanford following the Rinehart Trail – bits of path, sidewalks, and road shoulders – to meet the Seminole Wekiva Trail
The Woodpecker Trail at Big Shoals State Park provides a 7-mile wildlife-rich round trip ride, but watch out for those puddles! John plunges in anyway to get the story.
On a ride to discover how close the bike path in Edgewater is to completion, John discovers this connector to the state-spanning C2C is almost ready for riders
At Cypress Lakes Preserve, a 1.7-mile segment of the Florida Trail follows the edge of a series of cypress-lined lakes where ancient trees have survived the ages
The paved ECRRT ends at Draa Rd in Titusville, but the plans for the Coast to Coast Connector take it right downtown. Here’s what we found along the route.
John takes a trip back in time with Florida Keys historian Brad Bertelli to discover the layers of history found on Indian Key, once the county seat of Dade County