How do we close the gap in the Florida Trail between the Suwannee and Aucilla Rivers? Learn the history of how the trail was developed and routed through that region, the discussions going on now, and a potential solution for future protection of the trail corridor.
“A fed bear is a dead bear,” says Florida Fish & Wildlife. It’s time to make homeowners responsible for keeping trash and food out of reach when they live in bear territory.
FWC is proposing opening hunting of Florida black bears this October. Hunting WILL NOT solve the public safety problems with bears in Florida. Here’s our take on the issue.
In Florida, water is an ever-present part of our lives. A visit to the Rainbow River yesterday brought back memories of the past and concerns for the future of Florida’s waters.
When the title “Hiker Trash” gets bestowed on you by friends, it’s an honor – if you love to hike. When it shows up next to your face at random on the Internet, it’s kind of funny.
The National Park Service is proposing raising entrance fees at popular parks to $70 from the current $25. A public comment period is now open for you to provide input on their plan.
Soaking in blue: reflections on the magical waters of Madison Blue Spring, an aquamarine pool along the upper Withlacoochee River, and its future as a spring.
Visits to four springs along the lower Suwannee River enlightens us as to the changes occurring in Florida’s springs, even in rural areas.
At 30,000 feet in a middle seat, there’s not a lot to do. So I started looking through the magazine, the ones that are always in the seat pockets in front of you. I normally rarely give them any attention, as the stories they run don’t interest me. However, in this magazine, I find an […]
There’s a nice article in today’s St. Petersburg Times outlining the hard work the Suncoast Chapter of the Florida Trail Association has done, of late spearheaded by Mitch Almon, to connect the various loops in Withlacoochee State Forest together as part of the Western Corridor of the Florida Trail. Unfortunately, one of the natural lands […]