Photo Gallery

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  • Aerial photograph of Flatford Swamp taken in September 2007.
  • Aerial Photograph taken July 2006 of the Braden River below Ward Lake (Ever Reservoir). SR64 bridge crossing.
  • Aerial view of the old and new Sunshine Skyway bridges spanning Tampa Bay
  • Birds at Salt Marsh Nursery Pond
  • Boats docked at Cortez Village on Sarasota Bay.
  • Boggy Creek
  • Braden River at Braden River Studio & Cottage near Linger Lodge 2016
  • Clay Gully
  • Dedication of Myakka River State Park, Feb. 18, 1941
  • Emerson Sunset
  • Emerson Trail
  • Fishing on the wooden Cortez bridge, 1922
  • Frog Creek Paddlers
  • Hermit Crab
  • Is It a Dream?
  • Lake Manatee Dam
  • Leffis Key Preserve
  • Manatee County turpentine still, 1910
  • Myakka River at Crane Park, looking downstream toward SR70.
  • Oysters!
  • Pine lily, aka Catesby's lily, at Beker-South Fork State Park in Parrish
  • Riverview Pointe Preserve Inlet
  • Robinson Paddling Group
  • Robinson Peserve Boardwalk
  • Robinson Waterscape
  • Shutter Stroll Group
  • South Fork of the Little Manatee River as seen from Saffold Road facing west.
  • Steamer “Favorite” of the Favorite Line
  • The Braden River just upstream of the Evers Reservoir
  • Ward Lake

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