Throwback Thursday: At Captain Forester Preserve

March 28, 2008 is when the photo above was taken. Sorely missed from this world are Maggy Taylor (Class of 2004) seated at the left and Joel Day (Class of 2005) standing toward the front. How swiftly comes change! Note…

“Cool” Coastal Strand: Treasure Shores Park #2

Devil's potato (Echites umbellatus), a.k.a rubbervine, is an uncommon plant of the coastal strand in Indian River River County and is shown above at Treasure Shores Park on a 6/3/2017 field trip surrounded by the leaves of beach dune sunflower…

Blanket – Corbiculae – Flower

Honeybees, bumblebees, stingless bees, and orchid bees have corbicula (corbiculae is plural), commonly called pollen baskets or pollen sacs. Corbiculae are specialized 'containers' on the outside of the hind legs. Bees transfer pollen from their bodies to a comb on…