Florida @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/florida Calling all residents and visitors to Florida! Read all about the Sunshine State with fact-packed articles covering popular topics, beaches and attractions written by a local resident. en-us Copyright 2018 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:50:36 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Florida @ BellaOnline http://florida.bellaonline.com Mountain Biking in Florida http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178885.asp 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. Sat, 13 Oct 2018 00:01:00 EST Florida State Reptile American Alligator http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178223.asp 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. Sat, 6 Oct 2018 00:01:00 EST Trouble in Paradise Report http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art177812.asp 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. Sat, 29 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST