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Geneva Wilderness Area – Seminole County

David:  Jodi and I decided to visit a site fairly close to our homes in Seminole County.  As a former public land manager and long time Seminole County resident , I was interested in seeing what our own county had to offer.  So, we made plans to visit the Geneva Wilderness Area.  I had driven past this property on many occasions.  I’m a bit ashamed to say that I was always going somewhere else and had given little thought to actually paying a visit.  That would soon change.

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Lake Ashby Park – Volusia County, Florida

Jodi:  On a Friday morning at 9:00am sharp, Dave and I set out for Lake Ashby Park.  Roughly 45 minutes later we turned off the main road following a boat launch sign.  We then found ourselves on a dirt road that led to the parking area of the park.

David:  The access road to the park passes through some, what appears to be, old-growth pine flatwoods with longleaf pine and saw palmetto. Some of this area may be considered to be a little on the wetter side or “hydric” with another species of pine – pond pine. Read More…

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