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Mountain Biking in Florida
Florida is probably not the first place you think of for mountain biking. However, the Sunshine State offers a fair number of parks with developed singletrack trails. Continue reading to find out about some of the top-rated mountain biking trails in north, central, and south Florida.

Florida State Reptile – American Alligator
Alligators were once hunted to near extinction before becoming a protected endangered species in 1973. By 1987 they had recovered enough to be removed from the list and to be designated the Florida State Reptile. Read on to learn about these freshwater critters and how to avoid being attacked.

Trouble in Paradise Report
Florida's natural resources and wild places are vitally important to Florida's quality of life and its economy. A coalition of environmental groups has put together a report detailing 6 steps that must be taken immediately to sustain our natural endowments.

Florida State Parks
The Florida State Park system has 175 units of parks, trails, and historic sites. Its 800,000 acres and 100 miles of beaches are administered by the Florida Park Service within the Department of Environmental Protection. Read on to learn its history and what it offers for recreation and education.

Lake Louisa State Park
Lake Louisa State Park, near Clermont, contains 11 natural communities, 6 lakes and 2 streams within its boundaries. With its variety of camping options, including a full-service campground, primitive campgrounds, and modern cabins, it's a good place to camp, especially if you're visiting Orlando.

Florida Red Tides
Florida red tides are caused by algae blooms that begin offshore and make their way toward land. The current red tide affecting south Florida began in November 2017. It has killed much marine life and adversely affected the Florida tourist industry as well as the health and jobs of Floridians.

2018 Proposed Constitutional Amendments 6-13
The Constitution Revision Commission drafted 8 proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution when it met in 2017. Seven of these amendments are facing court challenges. If the courts do not strike them from the ballot, Floridians will vote on them in the 2018 general election on 6 November.

2018 Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1-5
In the upcoming Florida general election, Florida voters will have a chance to vote on potentially 13 proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution, pending court challenges to over half of them. Read on for information about proposed amendments 1 through 5.

2018 Florida Midterm Elections
The 2018 Florida midterm elections are coming up soon. Now is the time to begin doing your research and deciding how you're going to vote. Continue reading to find out what's at stake in these upcoming elections.

Florida Southern College and Frank Lloyd Wright
Florida Southern College, the oldest private comprehensive college in Florida, is home to the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world. Located in Lakeland, it has been named one of the most beautiful campuses in the U.S. The campus is open to the public for tours.

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