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Lars Andersen is a Florida naturalist and author of Paynes Prairie: A History of the Great Savannah (Pineapple Press, 2007) and North Florida Adventure: A Journey Through History (audio tape, Grinnin’ Lizard Productions, 1988). His most recent project, Paddlers Guide to the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail, was published in 2009.
Lars is also a full-time river guide for Adventure Outpost, the outfitter and guide service he and his wife Patsy have owned in High Springs for the past 16 years.
Every week, Lars leads 3 – 4 tours on over 60 waterways throughout North Florida. Tour themes include manatee tours, history, wildlife watching, x-stream explorations, island hopping, spring hopping etc.
Adventure Outpost also rents and sells kayaks, canoes and outdoor gear. Their daily unguided paddle trips on Santa Fe River range from one hour to all day excursions.
Find out what Lars and Patsy are up to at: www.adventureoutpost.net