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  • For the wildlife lover in you

     
    Here are a couple of activities for wildlife lovers, courtesy of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: The annual Birding and Wildlife Festival  will take place Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at the Chinsegut Nature Center, west of...
  • Florida likely to alter endangered species list

     
    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will try Wednesday, June 8, once again to redo its list of endangered animals, using international biological guidelines. The agency's effort already is getting criticism because the Florida black bear...
  • Must-see picture: 500-pound black bear in Seminole County

     
    Orlando Sentinel photographer Red Huber has taken many photos of bears over the years, and he snapped another great one Tuesday of a 500-pound black bear in Seminole County. We didn't get him on a scale, of course, but he looks to be  in that range! ...
  • Status report on Seminole County bike paths

     
    Last month, the county extended the north end of the trail a half-mile to Longwood Markham Road. There's a sign on the other side of the road that says “Seminole Wekiva Trail Wekiva River .4 mile” but there are no plans to pave that section to...
  • Seminole Wekiva Trail’s new paved/unpaved end

     
    Sentinel photographer Tom Benitez captured on video various scenes from the Seminole Wekiva Trail, including the new northern end, which is paved but then turns to gravel on its way to the Wekiva River. See the video by clicking here....
  • Author, naturalist Bill Belleville to speak at Urban ReThink

     
    Author and documentary filmmaker Bill Belleville will show images of the natural world and read from his new book of essays, “Salvaging the Real Florida: Lost & Found in the State of Dreams,” on Monday, Aug. 22. The presentation will be from...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Need some nature fast? Try Metro Orlando's trails

    Need some nature fast? Try Metro Orlando's trails
    If you have an hour or two, you have enough time to hit the trails and woods of Central Florida on foot or by bike -- while rarely straying far from civilization. Or you can spend all day pedaling: With only minor gaps, the trails now link Orlando...