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Dora Canal Dock

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Dora Dock

Written by Cameron Brooks

December 20, 2017 at 6:29 pm

Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias

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Ardea herodias


Click here for more views from this paddle.

Written by Cameron Brooks

May 26, 2014 at 7:32 am

Hensonesque Visual Trickery

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Dora Canal Face 4
Dora Canal Face 3
Dora Canal Faces
Dora Canal Face 2
Dora Canal Face 1

Written by Cameron Brooks

March 11, 2014 at 10:37 am

Soft Rush, Juncus effusus

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On Lake Dora’s south shore, waterfowl greet paddlers fleeing the din of development. Listen to four minutes and thirty three seconds on the water:




Heading back to the north shore, kayaks rise and fall across seaplane and pontoon wake.

Written by Cameron Brooks

March 9, 2014 at 6:15 pm

Hedge False Bindweed, Calystegia sepium

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These milky petals belong to a tenacious vine some states list as a noxious weed.

Written by Cameron Brooks

January 14, 2012 at 2:28 pm

Orbweavers, Oranges, Epiphytes, and Espada

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The colorful spinybacked orbweaver only lives a few months.  The photogenic Lake County resident above found a sunny spot in an orange grove.

The Florida Citrus Growers Association Responds to a Proposed Law Requiring Handwashing Facilities in the Fields

by Martin Espada

An orange,

squeezed on the hands,

is an adequate substitute

for soap and water.