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Florida Cowboys: Keepers of the Last Frontier

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Visit a Florida where sunburn is the result of honest, hard work--not an afternoon at the beach

 

"Without its lush ranchlands, there would be precious little left to see of old Florida, and nowhere for some of our most endangered wildlife to survive. Carlton Ward’s colorful tribute to this dwindling frontier is also a call to save what remains of it. The alternative is u

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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published November 15th 2009 by University Press of Florida (first published 2009)
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Tom Mueller
Ranching beautifully compliments conservation efforts in Florida.
Crackers were probably the first segment of Florida’s population that were environmentalists, caring for the ecology of the regions they worked.
Crackers, cowdogs and Florida cattle ranching – the lifestyle – should be protected and preserved.
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