The Most Beautiful Carnivore in Florida

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The Most Beautiful Carnivore in Florida

The Apalachicola National Forest is very large and mostly rural tract in North Florida’s Panhandle region – an area known for its rich and abundant wildlife, beautiful longleaf pine woodlands, isolated Appalachian/Carolina-region species, and for the botanists – carnivorous plants. We have lots of them – in every shape, form, and color. Gulf Purple Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia rosea) The beautiful

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Sand Dunes of St. Joseph’s Peninsula

Two days ago, I returned from a fantastic photography trip where I finally met up with Terry Collins – another native Floridian landscape photographer who I’d been looking forward to meeting for quite some time. Our goal was to photograph the sand dunes of the St. Joseph Peninsula of Florida’s “Forgotten Coast” – the quiet

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The Forgotten Coast – Unforgettable Florida

For much of the past week, I’ve been making my way around and throughout a part of the Florida Panhandle that is mostly unfamiliar territory for me and definitely “off the beaten path”. Completely rural, shockingly beautiful, loaded with wildlife – and oddly coastal – it is an area that is not on your average

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The Winter Wonderland of Florida’s North Gulf Coast

One of the most amazing places for winter nature photography in Florida that I know of is along the northern edge of the Gulf of Mexico where there are no condos, no restaurants, and more importantly there are no people. This wondrous place is the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. It is a seemingly endless

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