A Tale of 2 Grapes

Common grape (Vitis rotundifolia) is a plant that we see very frequently at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area and elsewhere.  On sunny trail edges and in disturbed areas it can grow quite zealously.  All grape vines climb by tendrils and…

Not Life in the Pits or Treetops … but Gaudy

At the third session of the 2018 Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory (FMEL) Volunteer Nature Stewardship class, Life in the Pits & Treetops, a bit of life in shrubs commanded a great deal of attention. Tom Wilson spotted a camouflaged critter…