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My Big Fat Swim Partner

It’s the New Year! And even in the Sunshine State, people are dealing with chilly temperatures. So you might not get excited to step your toes into the cold waters of Crystal River in Florida. 544 more words

Fascinating Facts about Manatees

Until a few years ago, Manatees were considered to be an endangered species. Fortunately, they have rebounded somewhat in numbers and can be seen all over the coastal areas and rivers around Florida. 406 more words


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The first time we went kayaking was through Groupon where we got half-price tickets to a Full-Moon Paddle on Lake Maitland. It was a great experience. 169 more words

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Manatees in Weeki Wachee River

This week, we had the chance to enjoy a day in Weeki Wachee River, with our friend Justin and what a great day it was. 355 more words

Florida Adventures

Sometimes You Just Have a Bad Day Out on the Boat

Boating is usually always a lot of fun. I really can’t understand anyone not wanting to be out on the water. The fresh air and scenery can’t be beat although sometimes the sunshine is overdone here. 849 more words


Swimming with Dugongs

Dugongs are without a doubt my favourite animal. They’re cute, plump grazers of seagrass.. what’s not to love (substitute seagrass for cheese and we’re practically twins). 445 more words


Look Out For Manatees When Boating

FWC photo by Karen Parker.

Chances of close encounters between Florida manatees and boaters increase in the spring.

For manatees, it is the season when they leave their winter refuges and travel along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and through inland waters. 339 more words

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