The Nature of Florida"s Beaches

Incl. Sea Beans, Laughing Gulls, and Mermaids" Purses
  • 64 Pages
  • 4.82 MB
  • English
Atlantic Press (FL)
General, Life Sciences - Biology - General, N
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8709788M
ISBN 101888025077
ISBN 139781888025071

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This book is a great guide to nature in Florida - from the beach to our own backyard. It has a lot of information on a wide variety of plants, birds, shells, sea creatures and wildlife; yet its small enough to take when we travel/5(42). The Nature of Florida's Beaches: Including Sea Beans, Laughing Gulls and Mermaids' Purses by Cathie Katz Paperback $ Only 1 left in stock (more on 5/5(2).

If you live in Florida and love the beach, buy this book. You will learn about all the forces that shape the beach environment, from tides and weather to human incursions.

AND you'll find a clearly illustrated comprehensive guide to virtually everything you could discover washed up in, on or near the sand, along the inner and outer coasts/5(). The Living Gulf Coast is the first comprehensive nature guide to Florida's Southwest region.

The book covers six counties: Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Glades and Hendry. There are more than parks, preserves and eco-destinations covered in this work, /5(35).

The Nature of Florida's Beaches by Cathie Katz. I discovered Cathie Katz's writing back in about and completely fell in love with this little book. It is a fascinating, thorough, and almost poetic introduction to nature on the beach.

Having checked this book out of the library first, I knew what to expect. It is a lovely book with lots of color photos.

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More than that, however, it is full of information about the beaches and shells of Florida. We love the beaches, and plan to move there soon, so I want to learn all that I Reviews: The Complete Florida Beach Guide is the ultimate companion for anyone planning a two-week vacation or an afternoon getaway.

Mary and Bill Burnham have visited each and every beach listed in their s: 5. In addition to being an identification guide, the book reveals much of the wonder and mystery between dune and sea along Florida's long Paperback, pages Published May 1st by Pineapple Press (first published April 2nd )/5(9).

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Details *. Aside from the stunningly gorgeous sunsets, the best Gulf Coast beaches are said to have the softest sand, the clearest waters, the most fun nature trails and the best fishing. From the crook of Northwest Florida to the Dry Tortugas, the calm west coast seas attract everyone from sunbathers to shell hunters to spring breakers to scuba divers.

Not the Hollywood you’re thinking of, Hollywood Beach in Florida is known as one of Florida’s most family-friendly areas to explore. While its beautiful beach is the biggest draw, visitors also love this area for its miles of beachside Boardwalk, giving cyclists of all ages a chance to enjoy charming cafes, restaurants, and shops along.

“ Clearwater Beach is the best beach in Florida!. Wonderful beach with soft sand, well taken care of, plenty of lifeguards and a lot of fun!. Plenty of restaurants, entertainment, ice. Located on Florida’s Emerald Coast, Fort Walton Beach is an idyllic Gulf Coast destination with 24 miles of picturesque shoreline.

A family-friendly area with white sand beaches and emerald green waters, this fuss-free beach is a great place to soak up the sunshine. Bayview Dog Park and Beach: Pensacola is another Florida destination known to be especially Bayview Dog Park and Beach is a one-acre site where dogs can play in the park and swim in the water (Bayou Texar) all off-leash.

The park section of Bayview is fenced, and amenities include water fountains, for dogs (and humans), a. Gasparilla Island occupies an often overlooked stretch of Florida’s Gulf Coast, north of Sanibel and south of Sarasota, where the quiet beaches are worth seeking out for their back-to.

Florida’s Nature Coast.

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The pages in this section of Florida Nature Guide (available from the menu above) are provided for those Florida visitors and residents who would like to explore some of the beautiful shoreline areas of the Florida Nature Coast. Those areas found to still have much of the “Old Florida“, undeveloped and natural character will be featured in these pages and links.

Perhaps one of the most Caribbean-style beaches in the mainland United States, Bahia Honda State Park has it all: crystal-clear water, white sand beaches, and plenty of breezy palm trees.

The island is located about three-fourths of the way down the Florida Keys at Mile Marker 37 on Big Pine Key. The water is so transparent that the snorkeling here is second to none. Top Weekend Trips In Florida. Roughly the size of a small country, Florida has a lot of nooks and crannies to explore.

Weekend trips are the perfect way of getting out and about—spend a couple days bumming on beaches, cruising through cities, hiking national parks and nature preserves, or enjoying the thrills of America’s most famous theme parks.

Discover exclusive spots in this guide to Florida's hidden beaches. Sand, waves and a sea breeze in quiet, private beaches in Florida make a relaxing escape. Start typing to Search Search. Beaches. but all the closer to nature. Find simple pleasures on a secluded getaway.

Islands Zoom Out. Zoom Out Caladesi Island. An insider's guide to the best beaches in Florida, including the top spots for surfing, kayaking, dolphin spotting and seclusion.

By Susan and Simon Veness, Telegraph Travel's Florida. Best for Parking on the Beach. Like Daytona, you can actually park your car right on the beach at many of the strands in this historic Florida city.

Just a minute drive from downtown, St. Augustine Beach, located on Anastasia Island, is a mile beauty of soft sands and warm waters.

Sea turtles also nest along these beaches, so be careful. Written for tourists and natives alike, The Nature of Florida explores the landscape beyond the familiar theme parks, golf courses, and beaches to open new vistas of quiet places nearby: great watery wildernesses, wide prairies, pine forests, silent rivers, and thousands of lakes.

Other Florida Beach Birds. Roseate spoonbill – Bright pink, long-legged wading bird with a spoon-shaped bill.; Ibis – The white ibis has a white and red face with a curved, red bill.; Black skimmer – Jet black above, white below. Lower bill extends farther than upper bill.

Flies over shallow water “skimming” its lower bill in the water until it snatches a fish. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Katz, Cathie.

Nature of Florida's beaches. Melbourne Beach, Fla.: Atlantic Press, © (OCoLC) Both fiction and non-fiction books set in or about Florida including Florida history Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

From bustling waterfront areas to tranquil shorelines, Florida is home to a wide range of beautiful beaches that boast outdoor activities the entire family can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for gentle surf for the little ones to wade in the water, secluded island getaways or pearly white sand to create sandcastles, you’re spoiled for choice in Florida’s 1, miles of sandy : Charity De Souza.

Florida Nature Coast Beaches. The pages displayed to the right of this tab provide links and information about beaches in the Florida Nature Coast area which Florida Nature Guide has found to be the best natural and unpoiled shoreline destinations in the state.

These beaches offer the “Old Florida” charm and character usually found only in those coastline destinations which commercial. The 13 Best Backroads In Florida For A Long Scenic Drive. You don’t have to be the outdoorsy type to enjoy Florida’s natural beauty.

There are plenty of scenic drives with views of the Sunshine State’s wild forests, breathtaking beaches, and awesome attractions. Beautiful beaches are the main reason for planning a vacation to Florida.

With over miles of coastline this State offer many spectacular beaches. Most of these beaches are beautiful. So it can be difficult to select from best from them. Never mind, here the list of 10 most beautiful Florida beaches.

Florida's Nature Coast is located west of Interstate I via Highway 50 and is accessible by the north-south corridor of U. S. Highway After you leave the heavy traffic areas of Pinellas and Pasco counties and enter Hernando and Citrus counties, you are likely to .About this book.

The first edition of Florida's Living Beaches () was widely praised.

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Now, the second edition of this supremely comprehensive guide has even more to satisfy the curious beachcomber, including expanded content and additional accounts with more than full-color photographs, maps, and illustrations.Built inthis shelter sat on Florida’s Peanut Island and is operated by the Palm Beach Maritime Museum.

Like a Hobbit Hole, the entry to the bunker is very quaint and the interior is very small. Because the bunker is located on an island and is only accessible by boat, nature has .