Jerry Lorenz’s mind is often on Cape Sable. Stretching across roughly 80,000 acres, this southwestern edge of Everglades National Park sits between the Gulf of Mexico, Whitewater Bay, and Florida Bay, a mosaic of lakes and wetlands, waving grasses, and forests of mangroves.
Exploring this federally-designated wilderness area is not for the faint of heart. “I was once completely covered in mosquitos,” Lorenz laughs. “I basically ran the half-mile back to my boat and by the time I arrived, you couldn’t see the white of my shirt. I couldn’t even see out of my head net.”
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