The author and his Westfalia VW van at Curry Hammock State Park in the Florida Keys.

Have Van, Will Travel: The Westy’s fine for family treks, but oh, that Airstream…

Need an escape? Enjoy this story from duPont REGISTRY Tampa Bay’s Spring 2020 issue, “The Great Outdoors.” Find more great escapes in the digital edition or check out a hard copy, coming soon to select mailboxes and distribution points around Tampa Bay. Van Life. It’s a hashtag. It’s a bumper sticker. It’s a way of […]

Mallory Dimmitt and Joe Guthrie navigate a washed-out section of the Florida Trail during the 2015 Florida Wildlife Corridor Glades to Gulf Expedition. Photo by Carlton Ward Jr / CarltonWard.com

Green, Seen: The expeditions that may save Florida

Need an escape? Enjoy this story from duPont REGISTRY Tampa Bay’s Spring 2020 issue, “The Great Outdoors.” Find more great escapes in the digital edition or check out a hard copy, coming soon to select mailboxes and distribution points around Tampa Bay. In 2012, photographer Carlton Ward, Jr. had an idea: What if he could […]

A stand-up paddleboard view of the cypress backwaters of the wildest tributary to Lake Okeechobee, shot by Carlton Ward, Jr. during the Florida Wildlife Corridor Fisheating Creek Expedition in 2013.

Protecting Paradise: The vital importance of the Florida Wildlife Corridor

Need an escape? Enjoy this story from duPont REGISTRY Tampa Bay’s Spring 2020 issue, “The Great Outdoors.” Find more great escapes in the digital edition or check out a hard copy, coming soon to select mailboxes and distribution points around Tampa Bay. Carlton Ward, Jr. is doing his best to persuade me to crawl toward […]