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  • Read the blog: Theme Park Rangers

    Read the blog: Theme Park Rangers
  • Nature, sunsets are the stars of new cruises in Amelia Island

    Nature, sunsets are the stars of new cruises in Amelia Island
    There's plenty of pirate lore connected with Amelia Island, where the port at Fernandina Beach once was a safe harbor for buccaneer galleons. The pirates are gone, but the port is still a hub of activity. Amelia River Cruises offers daily narrated...
  • On the top of the world in western Norway

    On the top of the world in western Norway
    Rugged is putting it mildly when it comes to 80 percent of Norway. Historically, it was a challenge to live here. That's why Vikings ventured south and so many people left for America. But I find excuses to return to Norway almost annually. Three of my...
  • Inspire a love of adventure travel at an early age

    Inspire a love of adventure travel at an early age
    Introduce your young children to adventure travel. Here are five places to get started. 1. Appalachian Mountain Club, New England. Children 5 and older can participate in pond studies, GPS treasure hunts, forest ecology lessons, and tracking and watching...
  • Artificial turf still not in the plans for Darling or Todd

    Artificial turf still not in the plans for Darling or Todd
    Last weekend's rain resulted in a total wash in the Peninsula District, which led to four games being played on Monday night. Which led to three games being pushed back the following week because of a short turnaround. Meanwhile, the games went on at...
  • Taking the Kids -- to the land of the Arctic polar bear

    Taking the Kids -- to the land of the Arctic polar bear
    It's 5:30 a.m. and we're awake, outside and shivering, wearing more layers of clothes than we would on a New England ski trip, though we're on a cruise in July. But no one's complaining aboard the Lindblad Expeditions National Geographic Explorer --...
  • Conservation groups want to protect eastern diamondback rattlesnake

    Conservation groups want to protect eastern diamondback rattlesnake
    The eastern diamondback rattlesnake, one of the world's least popular forms of wildlife, was proposed Monday for protection under the Endangered Species Act. A group of conservation organizations filed a petition Monday with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
  • How to help sea turtles beached by Hurricane Irene

    How to help sea turtles beached by Hurricane Irene
    Young sea turtles beached by Hurricane Irene may need some help. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the storm may have tossed them from the mats of seaweed that serve as their home when they first enter the ocean. The commission...
  • Wildfire could help restore Lake Okeechobee's drought-strained wildlife habitat

    Wildfire could help restore Lake Okeechobee's drought-strained wildlife habitat
    Wildfires burning on Lake Okeechobee’s exposed lake bed could end up helping drought-strained wildlife habitat. While it may seem weird to see fire spreading across land usually covered by water, wildfires are a natural part of Florida’s...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Roseau, Dominica

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Roseau, Dominica
    Often called the "Nature Island," Dominica, a 29-mile by 16-mile independent nation, in the Windward Islands, is less frequented than others, like Barbados and St. Lucia, that also form part of that group of islands, but nonetheless, Dominica is a...
  • Video: Trout Lake Nature Center Walk

    Video: Trout Lake Nature Center Walk
      Trout Lake Nature Center on the northern edge of Eustis is a 230-acre wildlife preserve dedicated to increasing environmental awareness and education in the Lake County community. The center has a 1,000-foot boardwalk extending into Trout Lake,...