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Kayaking on Rainbow River in Dunnellon, FL

The NWFLOA team attended the 2017 Florida Paddler’s Rendezvous in Ocala, FL this past weekend, and one of our trip destinations was Rainbow River in Dunnellon, FL, about 45 minutes away via Hwy 40 and Hwy 41. Our trip started … Continue reading

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Personal Victory: Completing the Florida Master Naturalist Program

Three years ago I embarked on a journey to become a Florida Master Naturalist. It’s an adult education program created by the University of Florida/IFAS intended to promote awareness and understanding of Florida’s unique environment. I am happy to announce … Continue reading

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Paddling With the Dolphins of Choctawhatchee Bay

One of my favorite things to do after a long day at work is to take the paddleboard out for a couple of hours and paddle around the bayou. On special days like today, I’ll sometimes find myself amongst a … Continue reading

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Low Impact Adventure After an Illness

  Occasionally there comes a time, perhaps due to illness, weather, equipment or the like where an outdoor activity may need to be scaled back to accommodate the capability of the participant. I recently experienced this while recovering from a … Continue reading

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The Magic of the Hidden in Florida’s State Parks

Many people visit state parks for access to amenities such as beaches, boating, fishing, sunbathing, hiking and camping, but within a state park one can find so much more if they seek it out. Fiddler Crabs Fiddler crabs are an … Continue reading

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