Weeds of Wed.: Check out in your Shrubs

In the picture above carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) grows from inside a very thick variegated arbicola (Schefflera arboricola 'Trinette') hedge, demonstrating its invasiveness.  This plant continues to  "volunteer" at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area and other natural areas, even though it…

Restoration Success at Blowing Rocks Preserve

Deen Copeland (Class of 2016), Don Schuster (Class of 2009), Linda Chancellor (Class of 2010), Reva Brugnoli (Class of 2013), Karen Schuster (Class of 2009), Susan Warmer (Class of 2007), Lani York (Class of 2016), Bob Bruce (Class of 2012), and…

Limber on Prange Island

Joe Carroll (Class of Fall 1998) took Bob Bruce and me to Little & "Big" Prange Islands on Father's Day. Accessible only by boat and purchased for conservation in 1996 by Indian River County, these islands -- mostly real and…