By Joyce Huber
The simplest consultant to South Florida's traditional wonders and certain treasures. This consultant explores all of the means from romantic Key Largo to special Pine Key, Little Torch Key and cool Key West. It deals broad details on how one can discover, together with aerial excursions, biking trails, the Pelican direction (Key West), canoe and kayak excursions and nature hikes.
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Roosevelt rescued the fort from oblivion and proclaimed the area a national monument. n By Open Cockpit For a romantic tour of Old Key West, hop into the front seat of an opencockpit biplane. Bring a friend; it seats two. The pilot rides in the back. Helmets and goggles are supplied. Fred Cabanas, chief pilot and owner of Island Aeroplane Tours offers a wide range of scenic flights. Choose a ride over south-shore beaches and island resorts; or a view of Mallory Square and Old Town Key West; an island shipwreck excursion which takes you over Channel West of Fleming Key; or combine them all with a coral-reef tour.
N Parks Play an Important Role Environments Giving park and marine sanctuary status to larger areas of the region has helped to protect the environment, fund research studies, and educate the public through the issuance of literature, ranger-led tours and other activities. 30 Environments n The Manatee The West Indian manatee, a large gray-brown, herbivorous, aquatic mammal found in Florida’s shallow coastal waters, canals, rivers and springs, has become a highly endangered species. Population studies indicate that there may be as few as 1,200 manatees left in Florida waters.
This status allows the designation of reef rejuvenation zones and fish nurseries – areas where diving and fishing are prohibited for selected time periods. These sheltered areas allow corals to grow and fish populations to expand. Similar procedures have already proven successful in the Caribbean. The reefs, which lie six miles offshore and parallel the islands from Key Largo to Key West, attract millions of divers and fishermen annually. In addition to these recreational opportunities, the coral reefs protect the islands by forming a critical breakwater that diffuses the energy of storm-driven waves.