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.
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…