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September, 2006

"30 Eco-Trips in Florida" won the first place award for the book category in this year's Excellence in Craft Awards, presented by the Florida Outdoor Writers Association at its annual conference. Holly and Jim Ambrose are honored the book was chosen. Thank you, FOWA and sponsors!

April, 2006

The April issue of Southern Living magazine includes a special section called "Florida Living" for its Florida readers. Guess who's on the cover of this special section? Holly and Jim Ambrose! The accompanying article inside talks with Holly and Jim, discusses the book "30 Eco-Trips in Florida" and the EcoFlorida newsletter, and shows off the beauty of Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Pick up your copy of the magazine before it's gone!

March, 2006

The March/April issue of Flair, the Tampa Tribune lifestyle magazine, features the article "Florida Camping at Its Best," in which 30 Eco-Trips in Florida author Holly Ambrose and portions of the book were quoted extensively.

Also, Holly and her photographer husband, Jim, gave a presentation at the annual Florida Trail Association conference in mid-March. Holly also was on hand to sign books.

February, 2006

Watch for 30 Eco-Trips in Florida author Holly Ambrose on the air within the next year! Holly taped an interview in February with the local TV show i on Tampa and talked about the book as well as the newsletter EcoFlorida.

Watch for more detailed information about the show's air date, coming soon.

December, 2005

Holly Ambrose, author of 30 Eco-Trips in Florida, spoke with worldwide travel expert Peter Greenberg on his radio show Dec. 10. Peter asked Holly about nature trips near Coral Gables -- where he broadcast from that day -- and about the book's subtitle, "and How to Leave Only Your Footprints." Holly discussed Key Biscayne's parks Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Crandon Park, and also the coral reef tract in the Florida Keys. Thank you, Peter, for having Holly on your show!

November, 2005

Big thanks to everyone who came to Holly's November events: the Borders bookstore signing and the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival talk.

October, 2005

Meet 30 Eco-Trips in Florida author Holly Ambrose at the following upcoming events:

Your presence alone will show support for not only Florida nature but a local author as well, and will be greatly appreciated!

In other book news, 30 Eco-Trips in Florida is listed as the fourth-bestselling ecotourism book on! The book has been written up in the Library Journal, Hartford Courant and many newspapers in the United States and Canada.

September, 2005

30 Eco-Trips in Florida is now in bookstores! Visit your local bookstore for your copy, or click the above images to get it from

July, 2005

Just can't wait until 30 Eco-Trips in Florida comes out this fall? Take a look at some new Florida nature travel articles that have been added to the site. Each article corresponds with a chapter in the book, but isn't found in the book. Bonus!

June, 2005

Photographs from 30 Eco-Trips in Florida have been added to this site. These six images are just a sample of those included in the book and represent a variety of Florida habitats and wildlife. Enjoy!

May, 2005

The Web site for 30 Eco-Trips in Florida: The Best Nature Excursions (and How to Leave Only Your Footprints) by Holly Ambrose has launched.

30 Eco-Trips, due out fall 2005, is published by the University Press of Florida as part of its new Wild Florida series.

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