Sunshine Skyway Bridge at Night

July 2010 · Leighton Photography & Imaging

Terra Ceia Preserve

While difficult to see most of this out-of-the-way preserve without a boat, I was able to find a place to park the car and work my way into the wilderness enough to get this landscape photograph highlighting some of the botanical biodiversity in the region. Several kinds of oak trees, swamp lilies, an variety of ferns and the ever-present cabbage palms show a wild and unspoiled wetland so rarely found along the Peninsular Gulf Coast.

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Mammals of Florida

. I’m not normally in the habit of plugging books, photography or writing from others, but in this case I am going to make an exception. In the way of Florida field guides, one topic has been sorely lacking – mammals. Last winter, I was contacted by Adventure Publications, Inc. who wanted to purchase rights

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