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1. Ten Activities at Bok Tower Gardens in February
There are lots of interesting programs scheduled at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales for February 2019. Continue reading to learn about 10 of them. You're likely to find one or more that interest you.

2. Notable Historic Florida Hurricanes 2016-2017
Matthew and Irma were the last 2 hurricanes to impact Florida in 2016-2017. Although Matthew did not landfall here, he caused damage along the east coast, while Irma affected the whole state from the Keys to the Georgia border and caused the largest evacuation in state history.

3. Tomoka State Park
If you are planning a visit to the Daytona area and looking for a place to camp, Tomoka State Park in Ormond Beach may be what you're looking for. Besides camping, the park offers a 13-mile canoe trail, fishing, picnicking, and wildlife watching.

4. Colt Creek State Park
One of Florida's newer state parks, the 5067-acre Colt Creek State Park is located 16 miles north of Lakeland in the Green Swamp. The land, once a working cattle ranch, was purchased from the Overstreet Family in 2006. The park plans to open a full-service campground in February 2018.

5. Symbols of Florida - State Songs
Florida has both a state song and a state anthem. This article presents a history of how these songs were adopted by the state and lists the lyrics of each.

6. Sebastian Inlet State Park
If you enjoy fishing, surfing, or just walking on a sandy beach, Sebastian Inlet State Park on Florida’s mid-Atlantic coast is a good place to go. Read on to learn about the history of the area and the many outdoor activities available to park visitors.

7. Growing Hemp in Florida
Industrial hemp could be the next big agricultural commodity grown in Florida. Although hemp and marijuana are the same species of plant, they are grown differently and produce different chemical compounds. Read on to discover how they differ.

8. Chain of Lakes Trail
The Chain of Lakes Trail in Polk County is an urban trail that runs from Lake Alfred on its north end south to Winter Haven. Its primary appeal lies in the historic corridor through which it passes.

9. Notable Historic Florida Hurricanes 1523-1926
This article is the first part of a history of notable hurricanes that have struck Florida from 1523 to the present.

10. Notable Historic Florida Hurricanes 1992-2004
In 1992, Hurricane Andrew, a category 5 storm with winds of up to 175 mph, devastated south Florida. The destruction necessitated the updating of laws regarding building codes, insurance, and emergency management. In 2004, 4 major hurricanes-Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne-struck Florida.



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