2007 Photo Contest Winner by Paul Milette. A great blue heron strides forward triumphantly with a fish caught in his bill.
A closeup profile of a gopher tortoise in sand and grass. His shell is mild brown with darker, scaly skin.
A thick stand of swamp ferns leads to shallow marsh water.
A closeup of the very dainty bluish-purple flower called Blue Curl.
Dozens of bright yellow bachelor buttons bloom, along with vibrantly green swamp fern and grasses, in an open dry prairie.
Silhouettes of clouds and slash pine dominate. Golden sun lights the backs of the clouds.
Great blue heron struts through center of photo, wings tucked and one leg comically held forward. Shallow water with lilies, grass in background.
The bright white sand that characterizes the scrub ridge creates a striking path through scrub oak and other green and brown shrubs.
This picture is taken from the Yellow Trail bridge, which spans nearly the length of the photograph. Surrounded by slash pines and broom sedge.
Our state butterfly, with yellow-striped black wings spread out, rests on a light pink blossom.