Bitter Southerner | January 28, 2020
Story by Michael Adno
Photography by Michael Adno & Cavin Brothers
In southwest Florida, nothing seemed as central to the Myakka River Valley as mystery and myth. Over the course of centuries, the region has remained largely untouched. But in the past few decades, increased development and population growth threatened to pave over this little-known wilderness. But some folks want to keep the ranch country, well, country.