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That's me in Dames Cave in Citrus County, Fla., Oct. 2021.
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A Look Inside Dames Cave Near Brooksville, Florida

Do you know Florida has caves? Here’s a look inside Dames Cave near Brooksville.

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Framing of the new caging at the Peace River Wildlife Center Hospital at 223 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Punta Gorda.
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Peace River Wildlife Center Builds New Cages to Accommodate More Wildlife Patients

Peace River Wildlife Center (PRWC) Hospital is receiving and treating more patients this year over last year. To accommodate the increase, the center is building new outdoor caging and fencing for the hospital. Work began following the Punta Gorda City Council’s approval of a three-year extension of the hospital on August 25.

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An ICAST attendee poses for a photo with Dr. Guy Harvey, Orlando, Fla., July 2021.
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Catching Up with Renaissance Man Guy Harvey

The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown provided opportunities of productivity. For some, it was seeing how many wine bottles they could empty. For others, it was converting their creativity into new opportunities. Renaissance man Dr. Guy Harvey chose the latter.

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Meet the Instagrammers Who Inspire Us to Visit Florida

If an Instagram image has inspired you to visit Florida, meet some of the talented photographers and Instagrammers behind the photos.

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Travel to New York: Buffalo’s Beautiful Gardens

Here’s another reason to travel to New York: Buffalo’s beautiful gardens. View them through America’s largest garden walk, u-pick farms, public art, and the botanical gardens.

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Meet Luna, a Male Leucistic Screech Owl at Peace River Wildlife Center, Punta Gorda, Fla., July 16, 2013
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Press Release: Peace River Wildlife Center Hosting Family-Friendly Fundraiser Aug. 21, 2021

The Peace River Wildlife Center is hosting the Fur, Feathers & Food fundraiser with carnival games, food, photo booth with animal ambassadors, and live music. Annually, it costs PRWC $90,000 to feed patient and resident native wildlife.

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Get a Grip on Gators During the Hatching Festival at Gatorama Alligator Farm & Crocodile Adventures!
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Press Release: Gatorama’s Alligator Hatching Festival is Scheduled for Aug. 21 – 29, 2021

Baby alligators are chirping, grunting, and snapping out of their shells this time of year and Gatorama’s 18th Annual Alligator Hatching Festival is Aug. 21 – 29. Attendees can hold and hatch alligator eggs in their hands at 10665 U.S. Highway 27 in Palmdale, Fla.

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Things to do in Buffalo, New York: Dig into Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Preserve
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Things to do in Buffalo, New York: Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Preserve

Looking for unique things to do in Buffalo, New York? Go ahead and dig into Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Preserve!

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A Strangler Fig Embraces a Tree Along the Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk in Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Fla.
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Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park: Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk

Reading inspires adventure. After reading “The Orchid Thief” by Susan Orlean earlier this year, visiting Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park became a priority. I finally stepped foot in Florida’s largest state park and soon realized, I’ll need to make a return visit or two.

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A Brood X Cicada in North Georgia, May 2021
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My Excellent Adventure Finding Brood X Cicadas in North Georgia

I set out Memorial Day Weekend on a road trip to find Brood X cicadas in North Georgia. Along the way, I visited friends and stayed in dog-friendly HipCamp sites.

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