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Thoughts on Developing a Tour – Three Little Towns by the Sea

I guess being born on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, I have always loved the sea.  Many years ago while volunteering to cut down Casuarina (Australian Pine) trees in The Nature Conservancy’s Blowing Rocks Preserve, I fell in love with an extraordinary environmental vision.  The Nature Conservancy (TNC) of Florida was embarking on a plan to turn back the hands of time on a little stretch of coast on Jupiter Island.  TNC planned to re-contour the land and replant the coastline to look the way it did when the first Europeans set foot here.  This simple goal fired my imagination because it showed that beautiful things that we have lost can still be recovered, a theme that runs through my entire business and personal philosophy. Continue reading

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