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Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Florida

Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge is a large group of mangrove islands and narrow waterways that provide a pristine habitat for countless birds, plants, animals and fish. Located about twenty miles south of Naples just off Highway 41, the … Continue reading

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Big Cypress National Preserve, Southwest Florida

Dwarf Cypress trees along County Road 94 near Ochopee, Florida, in Big Cypress National Preserve I got up very early and drove south to Big Cypress National Preserve. There is a county road (County Road 94) which runs south of … Continue reading

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Sunset on Turner Beach, Captiva Island, Florida

I had some friends visiting from New York City and they wanted to see a nice Florida beach sunset. We drove up to Sanibel Island, walked around Bailey Tract, then drove through the J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge … Continue reading

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