Florida Frontiers: Photographer captures Florida’s natural beauty

When most people think of Florida’s natural environment, an explosion of color comes to mind. We imagine multiple shades of green in a Florida swamp, bright red Poinciana trees and the turquoise waters of the Gulf Coast. We picture the…

European explorers displaced Florida natives

When Juan Ponce de León “discovered” Florida in 1513, native people had been living here for more than 10,000 years. The native people had complex societies, elaborate systems of trade and their own religions. They had villages with large ceremonial…