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Apopka plans to look for the money needed to take its eco-tourism plan for Lake Apopka from drawing board to reality, said Richard Anderson, chief administrative officer of Orange County's second-largest city. "We think it's time to press forward with...
Tags: Apopka, Tourism and Leisure, Lake Apopka, Travel
In the early 2000s, Ruth O'Gawa and writer-photographers Joanie and Gary McGuffin quietly formed a new land conservancy. And beginning in 2011, the conservancy, called the Lake Superior Watershed Conservancy, made its first three land acquisitions. The...
With nearly 800 miles of coastline stretching along two oceans, it's no surprise that more than a million surfers and sun worship-pers flock to Costa Rica to enjoy its fabulous beaches each year. But in addition to breathtaking white sands and emerald-...
Kayaking in the Mosquito Lagoon on a moonless summer night reveals blazing stars and comets — not in the sky but in waters thick with "bioluminescent" plankton. When mullet jump out of the water, they look like rockets shooting off. Though the...
It's the fourth zip line that spills the surprise. Confident now, I leap off the platform to feel the cable bounce heavily, then snap taut under my weight. Gravity takes over, shooting me through a tunnel of blurring foliage until the whirr of the pulley-...
PIX11.comBusch Gardens Tampa was New York with a very special animal ambassador – a 13-week old cheetah cub named Kasi – and animal educator Christine Charlick, to discuss the threatened cheetah population, steps that are being taken to halt the decline of the...
Racing through a Panamanian archipelago by sport boat, I couldn't help but feel like James Bond. It was just me and a mustachioed driver, speeding toward a remote island where I would spend a few decadent days at an eco-resort, hiking the rain forest,...
30 North ChiefCommunity leaders, conservationists, business owners and residents wishing to learn more about the economic impact of eco-tourism and recreation on the region are invited to attend the day-long Laurel Highlands Summit to support the Laurel Highlands...
Special CorrespondentOften likened to a Noah's Ark due to its rich fauna, including 1,250 species of butterflies and multitudes of bird species, Costa Rica is sort of a poster child for eco-tourism. This tiny Central American country -- roughly the size of West Virginia --...
As I see the flooding of downtown Laguna again I recall the countless times retired (now deceased) Civil Engineer Gary Alstot showed the City Council what the problem is and how to fix it only to be put off for a variety of reasons. The problem is that...
WHAAP! It sounds like someone is cracking a bull-whip on the surface of the glassy water of a swimming pool. WHAAP! "Hear that?" asks Greg Allard, 60, the owner and tour guide of Southwest Florida EcoTours in Naples. Uh, yeah. "That's a gator hitting...
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