Yellow Fall Flowers

Wildlife photographer Bob Montanaro enchanted us with his updated program, The Secret Life of the Florida Scrub-Jay, on 11/10/2018.  He explained that Florida Scrub-Jays require open, sandy areas with scrub oaks from 3 - 6' tall and only 1 or 2 tall…

False indigo — ORCA & Cypress Bend Community Preserve

False indigo, bastard indigo, bastard false indigo, and leadplant are among the many common names for Amorpha fruticosa, a plant found in nearly every state -- and throughout Florida -- in moist places.  We saw this plant in flower when…

Fall Fruit Walk

Judith Fillipich, Ellie Klebonis, Diane Morgan, Fran Robinson, John Warner, Thomas "Tom" Wilson, and Dotty Workman enjoyed a walk to the Observation Tower at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA) on 9/9/2018.  The wild coffee (Psychotria nervosa) was full of…