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FNST sign Econ

2014 FNST Symposium

The 2014 Florida National Scenic Trail Symposium will be held Sunday September 13 from 9 AM to 2:30 PM, once again in conjunction with the Florida Read More

The Masseys working the summer oyster bed

There are Oysters Down There

Not long ago, I was taught to tong for oysters. Being a native Floridian, I have dipped for shrimp, but never tonged for oysters. When I was young, my Read More

Hikers on the 2013 Big O Hike

2014 Big O Hike cancelled

For the first time in 22 years, it's been necessary to put the annual Big O Hike around Lake Okeechobee on hold. Lake Okeechobee construction projects Read More

Paul in Big Cypress

Hiking with Paul

I've known Paul Guyon almost fifteen years, so to learn of his death this week was a shock. He was one of my innermost circle of friends, and the more Read More