In this Issue:
  • Panhandle Outdoors LIVE! Hikes the Aucilla Sinks Trail
  • Panhandle Outdoors LIVE – Aucilla River Sinks Hike
  • Sinkholes in the Florida Panhandle, Facts and Resources
  • Sinkholes

    Panhandle Outdoors LIVE! Hikes the Aucilla Sinks Trail

    Hernando de Soto and his party crossed the Aucilla River sometime in October of 1539 and celebrated Christmas in what is now Tallahassee. Many things in Florida have changed since de Soto passed this way, but when the 2015 Panhandle Outdoors LIVE! tour hiked the Aucilla Sinks portion of the Florida Trail this September, many …

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    Panhandle Outdoors LIVE – Aucilla River Sinks Hike

    A portion of the Aucilla River flows through a landscape of dramatic and unusual geologic formations. Join us for this tour to see an amazing sequence of sinks and river rises, created as the river alternately disappears into the underlying karst and resurfaces. Fringed with moss-draped trees and native palms, the sinks are pools of …

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    Sinkholes in the Florida Panhandle, Facts and Resources

    During our heavy March rainfall events a tiny sinkhole appeared in my yard.  While it was only 3 feet across, it was over 5 feet deep!  After reading about the various types and causes of sinkholes, I decided it was most likely a “subsidence incident” sinkhole caused from collapsed underlying organic material (perhaps an old …

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