The First American Cowboys

The First American Cowboys

Flamingo by CRAIG PITTMAN OCTOBER 18, 2021 Read Full Article on Flamingo Florida cattle ranchers hold fast to a 500-year-old American tradition that began in our state and is helping to save its remaining green spaces. On a steamy August morning, as the temperature...

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Ranchers carry on history, family legacies

Ranchers carry on history, family legacies

Fort Myers Florida Weekly October 13, 2021 BY MARY WOZNIAK mwozniak@floridaweekly.com Read full article on Fort Myers Florida Weekly This is a tale of two ranches. They are completely different, but each provides a brief glimpse into the cattle rancher’s way of life...

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Keeping The Country

Keeping The Country

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...

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Trying to Save Florida’s Landscape

By Zac Anderson ~ Sitting in an open air chickee hut with expansive views of the pastures and pine forests on his ranch bordering Myakka River State Park, Jim Strickland points to a tree line in the distance toshow where a golf course once was planned.Before...

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