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Bloomin’ Buckeyes, Manatees and a wise wood Owl (Hontoon Is/Blue Spr, Waccasassa & Ich)

  Hello Florida paddlers, This weekends tour lineup covers a broad spectrum, both geographically and in paddle conditions. On Saturday’s (3/01) Hontoon Island / Blue Springs paddle, we’ll be spending most of the day on relatively open water. This is an excellent area of St. Johns River for paddling–few houses, relatively few motor boats in most sections and lots of wildlife. The stars of this show are the manatees that come to Blue Spring in winter. While temperatures are getting warmer, we usually still see some manatees on M
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