A Precious Wild Place in Florida’s Panhandle JOHN B. SPOHRER, JR.
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The Seasons of Apalachicola Bay

The Seasons of Apalachicola by John B. Spohrer, Jr.There are yearly cycles of natural events that shape the character and complexity of the Apalachicola Bay and the land surrounding it. Shrimp hatch and grow in their uncountable numbers, shoals of fishes patrol the shallows and depths, diving and wading birds feed on the multitude of marine creatures, dolphin whelp their young and teach them to hunt, gentle manatees roam, eagles and ospreys soar above the waterscape while storms rage and kind breezes blow.

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Florida’s Forgotten Coast

Florida's Forgotten Coast Author and photographer John Spohrer presents a tapestry of the land, plants and animals of one our nation’s great repositories of bio-diversity, Florida’s Forgotten Coast. Encompassing the sprawling longleaf pine flatwoods of the Apalachicola National Forest, the vast wetlands of Tate’s Hell Swamp State Forest, the crucial floodplains of the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, the life-abundant waters of Apalachicola Bay and St. Joseph Bay and the wide, sandy beaches of St. George Island, St. Vincent Island and Dog Island, this region comprises an extensive range of vital, interactive habitats.

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