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.
You don’t have to get far out of Orlando – or too far off the “beaten path” of the West Orange Trail west of Winter Garden – to enjoy the breezy shores of Lake Apopka at the Oakland Nature Preserve. This unique community park has been around for nearly a decade, slowly evolving into a …
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.
Jam-packed into a historic wrapper, P.P. Cobb General Storeweird, wild, wonderful and whimsical
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.
Hike to Florida Bay in Everglades National Park along the Snake Bight Trail. Here’s a visual preview.