Category Natural Florida

Restored northern Everglades lake

An Everglades lake restored between 2008 and 2012 at Pine Glades Natural Area which is in the extreme northern part of Palm Beach County.

Loxahatchee Slough natural area overview

The Loxahatchee Slough natural area is in northern Palm Beach. Two videos from the area.

Fakahatchee Strand – Big Cypress Boardwalk Video

Below is a short video shot from the Fakahatchee Strand Big Cypress Boardwalk in Collier County.

Fakahatchee Strand Boardwalk pictorial (Pre-Ian)

This is the first of several videos shot in and around the Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve as well as the Big Cypress Boardwalk. These were all shot 10 days before Hurricane Ian made landfall.

Sweetbay Preserve in Northwest Palm Beach County

Cypress Creek Natural Area

Cypress Creek Natural Area in extreme northern Palm Beach County is one of the more recent restoration efforts in the northern Everglades.

Lee County’s wild river, the Estero River right before Ian

A short walk through a traditional Everglades hammock area

Around Pondhawk Natural Area

Once part of the IBM campus in Boca Raton, Pondhawk Natural Area preserves unique scrub and pine flatwoods as well as some restored wetlands areas. It’s especially neat given it is in a core urban area, just west of Florida Atlantic University.

Jupiter’s Delaware Scrub Natural Area

The Delaware Scrub Natural Area in Palm Beach County features a Cypress Swamp, a desert-like scrub habitat and mangroves adjoining the Loxahatchee River.