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Destin, Florida Takes Steps to Protect Their Beaches

June 8, 2010 – The beaches of Destin are getting the full treatment to protect them from the oncoming oil slick. This report from CNN tells us what the town is doing, all without the help of BP, despite Destin’s…

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Oil Spill Dwarfs Florida’s Other Environmental Problems

By Bill Steiden
Stand on the wood-planked city pier in the Gulf Coast island town of Anna Maria on a sunny spring afternoon and you’ll be dazzled. The water stretching before you shades from clear Caribbean blue to the deeper…

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Travel Trends – Special Report on Gulf Beaches

By Bobby L. Hickman
May 31, 2010 – Can you keep the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill from wrecking your summer beach vacation?
While you can’t plug the underground leak that has spewed millions of gallons of crude oil into…

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Camping Connection – Florida’s Flatwater

By Bill Steiden
The popular image of canoeing is eternally linked with 1972’s Deliverance – four men shooting deadly Class V rapids on a wild, remote river in wooden canoes. And that wasn’t the riskiest part of their adventure.

But…

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Camping Connection: Clean, Cool & Clear – Florida’s Answer to the Summer Heat

By Bill Steiden
Ever since the early European explorers set foot in Florida, people have been coming to its subtropical peninsula in search of treasure. The quest continues, though the goal now is not to find gold and jewels, but…

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Camping Connection: Waterfront for Less

By Chris Reinolds
These days everyone is watching their budget. So are the days of beachfront views and falling asleep to the sounds of gently lapping waves over? Not for campers.
The Florida Panhandle contains some of the most beautiful…

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