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Old Florida Birding and Nature Festival

Registration for the Gainesville “Old Florida” Birding and Nature Festival is now open! The events and activities will take place April 18th-20th, 2014. Programs will feature birding and nature photography tours and paddling trips to our local springs and the Suwanee, Santa Fe and Ock
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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
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