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Nature photography comes into focus at St. Pete's Boyd Hill listen

08/29/11 Andrea Lypka
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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When you think about Florida, you might think about beaches and amusement parks. But the state is considered a Mecca for many nature photographers and enthusiasts. Photographers of all ages got a glimpse in the secrets of nature photography at a workshop at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg on Saturday.

Barbara Stalbert is a supervisor at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve says that their annual photography contest increases awareness of the preserve through an artistic medium.

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Writers, nature enthusiasts gather in St. Petersburg listen

02/09/09 Concetta DeLuco
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Natural Florida was up for discussion on Saturday at the St. Petersburg Museum of History. Several Florida writers gathered to highlight some of the features of the state’s vast environment and share their outdoor experiences.

The general consensus among the writers who sat at the roundtable-style discussion is that Florida’s environment is very unique compared to those of other states.

Gary Mormino runs the Florida Studies Program at USF St. Petersburg. He said that regardless ...

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