During their first-ever bat monitoring program at Picayune Strand State Forest, FWC found a rare and endangered species – the bonneted bat, Florida’s largest bat.
Mild wander at Wadsworth Park
Here’s a gentle walk that’s great for birding – a boardwalk at Wadsworth Park, just west of the Intracoastal bridge on the north side of SR 100 west of Flagler Beach.
P.P. Cobb General Store
Jam-packed into a historic wrapper, P.P. Cobb General Storeweird, wild, wonderful and whimsical
Silver Springs Conservation Area now open
Marion County’s first conservation area opened with a whisper in May, 330 acres of upland recharge area just to the southwest of the famed Silver Springs. Located at 5415 N.E. 7th St just west of Baseline Road, the trailhead has interpretive maps to guide you along the triple-loop trail system. From a Google Earth view, …
There’s always been a certain magic about crossing the Florida state line. It’s not that the terrain looks any different than South Georgia. But it’s Florida.
Where the mosquitos are
Hike to Florida Bay in Everglades National Park along the Snake Bight Trail. Here’s a visual preview.