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  • Stealth camera captures backyard deer

    Stealth camera captures backyard deer
    From bald eagles to manatees and just about everything in between, I have a fascination with all  kinds of wildlife. My home in Seminole County borders the Wekiva River Basin and in the recent years I’ve captured images of a female black bear and...
  • Florida rivers getting sicker, Sentinel investigation finds

    Florida rivers getting sicker, Sentinel investigation finds
    Florida's rivers are in trouble. That's what the Orlando Sentinel found after a yearlong evaluation of some of the state's biggest and smallest, most urban and remote, cleanest and dirtiest, protected and abused rivers. Of the 22 rivers studied,...
  • Wekiva Island still laid-back spot

    Wekiva Island still laid-back spot
    No man is an island — and, obviously, the same applies to riverside watering holes. It had been two years since I had ventured out to Wekiva Island, the utterly laid-back local bar tucked along the Wekiva River in Longwood. At that time, the...
  • House passes septic tank inspection repeal 105-11

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House easily passed a measure to repeal a statewide septic tank inspection program that the Legislature passed in 2010. The measure repeals a law sponsored by former state Sen. Lee Constantine, R-Altamonte Springs,...
  • Wildlife along the Wekiva River

     
    Gary Green spends a peaceful morning on the Wekiva River....
  • CDA Service Week

     
    United We Serve is a phrase coined by our President, designed to push all of us to get more involved with our communities. Every year our national federation— the College Democrats of America (CDA)—reiterates this phrase with CDA Service Week,...
  • Bear cubs out for a walk with mom

    Bear cubs out for a walk with mom
    Just after dusk this week, a Florida black bear emerged from a wooded area with two cubs following close behind on a evening stroll. These two adorable bear cubs were very inquisitive about checking out their new surroundings. They attempted to climb a...
  • Photos: New Seminole Wekiva Trail segment

     
    The 0.9-mile segment runs from the Markham Road trailhead west to the Wekiva River. But at the halfway point where the trail crosses County Road 46A, the trail goes from paved to dirt, apparently to mitigate any pollution or runoff that paving might bring...
  • Barefoot 5K, clinic aims to raise money for cancer center

     
    Interested in getting a proper feel for barefoot running? The TravelCountry.com Barefoot Fun Run in Sorrento on Nov. 19 offers  an opportunity to learn the basics from a barefoot running expert before you ditch your shoes.  Michael Sandler, best selling...
  • Wekiva River Players Junior Theatre presents ‘Aristocats,’ ‘Wizard of Wonderland’

     
    Here's news of upcoming children's theater from the Wekiva River Players, Seminole County's longest-running continuous community-theater company: Wekiva River Players' Junior Theatre proudly announces its upcoming production of “Disney's Aristocats,...
  • Black bear visits Longwood neighborhood

     
    This black bear was seen wandering through the backyard of a Longwood home near the Wekiva River just before dark on Tuesday night. He appeared to be a health young bear, but a bit skittish which is what you want from a bear. It's best if they aren't...