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Guardian of the Springs

By Michelle Colson also known as Mermaid Michi, Mermaid Entertainer, Water Advocate, and nature fanatic “The Trees are our lungs. The rivers are our circulation. The air is our breath. The Earth is our body. “ Deepak Chopra. This quote is engraved in my soul. I am a nature lover

My Future is in Florida

I think I was born to go into a career in natural resource conservation. I grew up outside, with my feet in the dirt, with a love of nature ingrained into my soul. I was raised by a single mother who was an avid gardener. Our backyard was a certified

Educating the Spring State

By Kelly Del ValleEducator, Advocate, CommunicatorFlorida Springs Council I am a teacher, photographer, and spring advocate whose love for wild Florida blossomed as I explored the Florida springs with my father all throughout childhood. Once I became a teacher, I realized that many students have no idea how special the

Girls Who Hike Explore and Conserve Florida

By Angelique VasquezFounder, Girls Who Hike FL I was a tomboy growing up in San Diego, it was a time when children spent their majority of the day outside riding bikes and climbing trees. I remember playing games with my cousin Nicole. We loved things like making pretend soap from