Myakka River Manatees

Manatee are seen often within the dark warm waters of the slow moving and sleepy Myakka River. It’s a practically perfect and natural place for them to be, especially in winter seasons. Manatee are plant eating migratory marine mammals. They prefer warm, slow moving shallow canals, inlets, rivers, and estuaries where vegetation such as water […]

Flatford Swamp – Myakka River

The Hardy Hiker in Flatford Swamp is rewarded with the uniqueness of a peek at untrampled Florida in the Myakka River Headwater Ecosystem.