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In Good Hands July 20th, 2018 by Pam Blair

Coral Restoration Foundation program manager leads the effort to bring Florida’s reef back from the brink of extinction For many people, the health of coral reefs is an out of sight, out of mind problem. “Unless you live by the...


Fishes Like a Girl, and Proud of It! July 20th, 2018 by John N. Felsher

Love for the outdoors combined with experience and skill Tell Sandy Flowers she “fishes like a girl,” and she will probably consider it a compliment. Born and raised in Milton, Sandy grew up around the water and always loved the...


Photographing Funerals July 20th, 2018 by David LaBelle

I watched from a distance as Johnny approached the casket. He had shown little emotion to this point, greeting people, shaking hands, talking about his beloved mother. Then came the moment: The floodgates opened and he could hold back his...


It is Time to Raise the Reefs Together July 20th, 2018 by Pam Blair

With today’s resources and knowledge, it is possible to bring coral reefs back to a healthy state—but it must be done soon and fast, says Alice Grainger, communications director for the Coral Restoration Foundation, based in Key Largo. What better...


How to Outdoor-Proof Your Smartphone July 20th, 2018 by Curtis Condon

Let’s face it. Your smartphone is a tenderfoot outdoors. Dangers abound, ready at any moment to turn it into a handful of worthless e-scrap. To protect your phone, consider these five tips to safeguard it from moisture, dirt, sand, sunlight...


Cool Dips, Hot Tips July 20th, 2018 by Pamela A. Keene

As summer winds down, there is still plenty of time to hit the water in some rather unconventional places. The historic Venetian Pool, was designed as a luxurious casino in Coral Gables. Opened in 1924, many celebrities visited during the...


Don’t Ruin the Moment June 20th, 2018 by David LaBelle

I remember the first time one of my young sons used a foul word to describe a natural body function. He waited for his mother’s sharp response and was surprised when she repeated the word again and again, loudly, and...


Skydiving in the Zone June 20th, 2018 by Pamela A. Keene

Former hobbyist makes a career of parachuting, positioning Skydive DeLand as a jumping destination Bob Hallett gets a thrill jumping out of airplanes. As owner of Skydive DeLand—the busiest skydive center in the world—Bob spends more time these days helping...


Living It Up With Lemurs June 20th, 2018 by Brandon Pomrenke

Scientists work to bring lemurs back from the brink of extinction The International Union for the Conservation of Nature estimates that more than 90 percent of lemur species face extinction in the next 20 years. Alison Grand, executive director of the...


Up a Creek Without A Boat June 20th, 2018 by Curtis Condon

Back in the day, they didn’t have a name for paddling a log or slab of wood down the creek. Kids just did it. Today, they call it paddleboarding. Standup paddleboarding is the fastest-growing outdoor activity in the U.S., according...