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America’s Everglades

One of the Everglades' famous alligators While on a short hop to Miami, Florida, in the southeastern United States, we decided to spend a day at Everglades National Park. The South Florida peninsula is naturally a wetland, and water once freely flowed from Lake Okeechobee south to the Florida Bay. Manmade activities and development, both… Continue reading America’s Everglades

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Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Nestled in the Inyo National Forest not far from the California-Nevada border and the Eastern Sierras¬†grow the ancient bristlecone pines. In the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, these Pinus longaeva¬†trees grow in the harsh nutrient-poor, dolomite-rich soil, along with limber pines. The Great Basin bristlecones have stood the test of time and are some of the… Continue reading Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest