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Do You Know the Milkweed Man?

By Tyler Carney, Gainesville, Florida   My interest in the natural world surrounding me began at an early age. My parents had a house that backed up to a small, but fairly active, wildlife preserve. They were not conservationists by trade, but both had tremendous

Paddleboarding Florida

By Ellen Cook Jacksonville, FL Florida's waterways and natural lands are so important to me. I am a fitness instructor. During this pandemic, parks have been my only resource to use to work out as well as train my clients. I also paddleboard! If I'm

A Story Still Unfolding

By Joseph Ricketts Gainesville, FL My conservation story is one that is steadily unfolding. I by no means have “arrived” in terms of sustainable living and faithful stewardship of the Earth. Instead, I am learning and growing each day in my ability and resolve to

Shot For Greatness

By Ridge Lee Seegulam Florida wildlife photographer Orlando, FL My goal is capture and shot for greatness where and with anything I see or do out in the world. Beaches, plains, rivers, ponds, lakes, forests, and swamps are a get away place for me and