Lightsey Cattle Company received the 2006 Environmental Stewardship Award from the National Cattlemen’s Association. This photo was made on their ranch that borders the west side of Lake Kissimmee on July 19, 2006. Cattle were driven across Otter Slew and back to the cow pens to be worked and separated. The Heart of Florida communications project. A Florida Heritage project of the Legacy Institute for Nature & Culture (LINC) www.linc.us/ Credit: Carlton Ward Jr./CarltonWard.com
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Author: Bonnie Gross Bonnie is co-founder of Florida Rambler. She spent four decades searching for places to enjoy the natural beauty and fascinating history of Florida. After a long career at the Sun Sentinel, including as executive producer of its website, she started sharing her experiences here in 2010. She lives in Fort Lauderdale with her husband and travel partner David Blasco.