Resources and Links

Florida Resources: Nature and Outdoors

Great Florida Birding Trail

This 2000-mile, self-guided highway trail is designed to conserve and enhance Florida’s bird habitat by promoting birdwatching activities, conservation education and economic opportunity.

Green Vacations in Florida, hosted by the Florida DEP. Enables visitors to search for Florida State Parks within a 100 mile radius of many Florida cities, as well as Green Lodging.

The Indian River Lagoon

Blend salty ocean water with freshwater from rivers and creeks and you get an estuary. The Indian River Lagoon — the most biologically diverse estuary in North America — straddles 156 miles of Florida’s east coast, from Ponce Inlet in Volusia County, south to Jupiter Inlet in Palm Beach County.

Marine Discovery Center, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

The MDC mission is to protect and restore the Florida Coastal Ecosystems through education, research and community stewardship. Pontoon boat and kayak ecotours of the Indian River Lagoon, education, summer camps, and volunteer opportunities. Phone: 386-428-4828

Florida Resources: Photography

Florida Camera Club Council

The Florida Camera Club Council (FCCC) was founded in 1959 to provide a way for members of camera clubs of all sizes throughout Florida to benefit by the interchange of ideas and experiences of other photographers.

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