A federal order has been signed requiring the use of bear bags or bear canisters when backpacking the Florida Trail through the Ocala, Osceola, and Apalachicola National Forests.
Archives for December 2009
A trail I had the pleasure of helping to route – the Holly Hammock Hiking Trail – is a neat introduction to a shady forest filled with American holly, a perfect place for a Christmas hike.
Every winter, hundreds of manatees converge at Blue Spring Run near Deland. I just happened to catch one on video while it was chewing on a palm tree.
A blue moon captured over Big Cypress on the next to last evening of 2009.