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Latest Geography of Florida Stories

2015-02-26 12:29:12

Community and business leaders join forces to create a safe haven for youth in Palatka PALATKA, Fla., Feb.

2015-02-25 16:22:04

--Cocoa Beach is one of only four beaches named 2014's Best Restored Beaches-- COCOA BEACH, Fla., Feb.

2015-02-24 23:03:34

During today’s Groundbreaking Ceremony, Developer Gordie Zimmermann, along with Tampa Bay Lightning’s Executive Director of Community Hockey, Jay Feaster, officially announced Florida Hospital’s

2015-02-24 16:26:36

While attempting to attract local top runners, Chris and Rya Lauber of Florida Road Races have been able to create an opportunity for a promising local couple, poised to win a total of $2,000.

2015-02-23 08:24:47

Exclusive Event Rental Company For SOBE Festival POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb.

2015-02-23 08:21:17

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 911 Biker Law will partner with Ace Towing to provide free bike towing services for Daytona Bike Week.

2015-02-18 23:03:26

Broward County WWII Veteran celebrates his special day with VA Staff and Families SUNRISE, FL (PRWEB) February 18, 2015 The Miami VA Healthcare System

2015-02-18 23:02:31

Neiman Marcus Boca Raton Helps Bring South Florida Luncheon Fundraising Total to Over $1.2 Million In Its Ninth Year Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) February 18,

2015-02-17 23:12:18

Michael Corbit has joined CareerSource Palm Beach County as director of business development.


Latest Geography of Florida Reference Libraries

Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Ocala National Forest
2014-01-20 10:22:39

Ocala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Florida. This forest, established in 1908, encompasses 430,447 acres and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. It holds four designated wilderness areas including Billies Bay Wilderness and Juniper Prairie Wilderness. This forest receives millions of visitors each year, more than any other national forest within Mississippi. Ocala National Forest resides within the Florida sand...

Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

Biscayne National Park
2013-04-17 23:58:18

Biscayne National Park is located in the southern area of Florida in the United States. The park holds 172,971 acres, of which ninety-five percent consists of water. Native Americans first inhabited the area when water levels were low in the Biscayne Bay. Evidence has been found in the area supporting the inhabitance of other Native Americans, like the Tequesta people, from at least 2,500 years ago. European settlement did not occur in the area until the 19th century, when farmers settled on...

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