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Ecotourism still strong in Florida

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Many areas of North and Central Florida are home to natural springs, lakes, beaches, trails and other natural lands.  As the economy took a turn for the worse, the state’s parks and ecotourism offerings became attractive options as they are often much cheapter than vacations like cruises, theme parks and other attractions.  WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris talked with University of Florida Associate Professor of Ecotourism Taylor Stein about general trends in the state’s ecotourism, as well as current factors affecting our natural areas.

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About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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