Category Archives: Nature at its Best

Children Need the Outdoors

Crowley Natural and Cultural Center, Indian Fields Campground November 2012 As we prepared for this camping trip many things went through my mind, We had a lot of kids from many different age groups and family backgrounds. Everything that could … Continue reading

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Group Hiking is Fun!

Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland Florida Today a group of strangers got together to share their love of nature and the outdoors and made new friends in the process. 10 strangers signed up to take a guided hike at a … Continue reading

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Brooker Creek Headwaters Preserve – after the rains

Sept 2012 We picked an overcast day just after sunrise to go see how wet the trails were at Brooker Creek Headwaters Preserve this September morning. We have been having a lot of rain since TS Debby came through and cabin fever was getting … Continue reading

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An afternoon at Lake Talquin State Forest

September 2012 Rob and I were heading back from visiting his family in the Panhandle and I just had to get some hiking in. We scoped out a few trails on the state forest website and soon found our trail head for the … Continue reading

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Hunting with the Girls

Beyond BOW Ladies Hog Hunt Aug 31, 2012 I love doing the hog hunts with the girls. Feral hogs are a major problem in Florida and if we can do good while teaching other women how to fill their freezer … Continue reading

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Summer Morning Hike at Circle B Bar Reserve

Hot summer days in July are well known in Florida to produce summer thunderstorms every afternoon. If you want to get a good hike in you must start early in the morning. It just so happens that most of the … Continue reading

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A visit to the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park

A visit to Homosassa would be incomplete without a visit to the wonderful Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park! With over 210 acres and a 45 foot deep natural spring which forms the headwaters of the beautiful Homosassa River … Continue reading

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