Browse by Subject: Natural History

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The Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal, and the World's Most Beautiful Orchid

The collision between Marie Selby Botanical Garden scientists and the smugglers of Phragmipedium Kovachii, a rare ladyslipper orchid hailed as the most significant and beautiful new species discovered in a century, led to search warrants, a grand jury investigation, and criminal charges.

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Fishing for Spotted Seatrout: From the Carolinas to Texas

Jan Maizler, a world-renowned light tackle expert, shares more than 30 years' experience and innovative tactics for catching this popular fish in its range from the Carolinas to Texas.

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Bootstrap Geologist: My Life in Science

Known worldwide among geologists, marine scientists, and petroleum engineers, Gene Shinn enthusiastically shares the highs and lows of his remarkable life.

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Everglades: America's Wetland

From Lake Okeechobee to Florida Bay, from inside the bone-crushing jaws of an alligator to the storms that race across the blackwater backcountry, award-winning conservation photographer Mac Stone takes us on a visual journey through the Everglades.

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Florida's Edible Wild Plants: A Guide to Collecting and Cooking

In Florida's Edible Wild Plants, Peggy Lantz demystifies the process of foraging to help you discover the wonder of finding and eating wild plants that grow right in your backyard.

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Day Hiking Southwest Florida: A Guide to the Best Trail Adventures in Greater Naples and Fort Myers

Day Hiking Southwest Florida opens up the natural world for you to explore in this vibrant slice of the Sunshine State.

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Florida Sinkholes: Science and Policy

Danger lurks beneath Florida’s tropical surface

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High Seas Wranglers: The Lives of Atlantic Fishing Captains

Legendary fishermen share their adventures on the water

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Snorkeling the Florida Keys

The Florida Reef is known for its brilliant corals as much as it is for sunken pirate treasure. From Carysfort Reef to Indian Key to Dry Tortugas National Park, the Florida Keys provide many excellent and diverse snorkeling opportunities. Snorkeling the Florida Keys dives into more than forty sites, including reefs, wrecks, and beaches.

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The Saltwater Angler's Guide to Tampa Bay and Southwest Florida

Tommy Thompson's The Saltwater Angler's Guide to Tampa Bay and Southwest Florida is the one-stop-shop for all of the information you might need on saltwater fishing along the Gulf of Mexico below the panhandle.