Thursday, December 29, 2016

Audubon Tours in January and February, 2017


Birding Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge

January 8 and 22 and February 5 and 19, 2017 at 3pm

Join with the West Volusia Audubon Society on wildlife tours of Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge in Deleon Springs, FL on selected Sundays in January and February 2016 at 3 pm.

Master Naturalist and author Roger Fulton will lead nature tours exploring the refuge and its flora and fauna.  It is sponsored by the West Volusia Audubon Society and is free. All you have to do is sign up and show up at the Myacca Parking Area on Mud Lake Road in Deleon Springs, FL. Roger will have his 60 power scope for great views of the birds and other wildlife on the refuge.

We will cover about 2 miles in about 1.5 hours of easy walking on flat trails. Good footwear is recommended and no open toed shoes. Adults only and no dogs. Reservations are appreciated. Heavy rain or lightning cancels.

Questions or reservations: Contact Roger at or via email at

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Biking on Two Wednesdays, December 21 and 28, 3pm both days. Beresford Park, Deland, FL

Part of the Spring-to-Spring Trail system. All paved with a few hills. We'll cover the 2 mile loop initially to be sure everyone is good, then head for Blue Springs and maybe beyond depending on the group. Max will be about 12 miles at about 10 miles an hour. No one left behind. Might even stop into Blue Springs to view the manatees if all goes well.
There are restrooms and water at the park.

Problems or questions?, or 386-956-6089, evenings. 

Friday, December 16, 2016

Reluctantly Selling My Gheenoe in Florida - Boat, motor and trailer and more

For Sale:  2003 Gheenoe in great condition. Boat, motor and trailer and much more!  A Gheenoe is a very wide and stable  canoe.  (Look it up on the Internet).  This one you can paddle, row or it comes with a 40 lb. thrust electric motor with a 2 yr old deep cycle battery which pushes it just over 4 mph.  Stable and well-designed, it floats in 3-5 inches of water to get you in where no one else can go. 650 Lb. capacity, 2 bass seats with backs, 3 life jackets, 3 paddles, 2 emergency oars.  Other amenities include emergency equipment including a fire extinguisher, emergency whistle and an anchor.  Fishing equipment includes 2 fishing rods, a fish cleaning station and a net.  You supply the bait.

Can be seen evenings in North Deland.  $2,250 takes everything!  Cash Only

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Christmas Gift Books

To All,
I just received a shipment of 25 Central Florida hiking, biking and kayaking books. So if you need Christmas gifts between now and Christmas, contact me by phone, email or in person. Example listed below and all of the titles are listed on my webpage at:

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Join us at Lyonia Preserve in Deltona, FL at 3 pm today, Sunday, 12/11/16 for a Nature Hike. Details at:
It's a 1.5 mile nature hike. Flat. Good footwear and no open toed shoes. Bring water.