Spring? wildflowers

Dotted bee balm (Monarda punctata) supposedly is a late summer - early fall wildflower but, nonetheless, one individual was photographed by Karen Schuster on 4/27/2014 at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge when we visited with Ken Gonyo (Class of 2012)…

Another Great Southern White

Great southern white butterflies (Ascia monuste) were abundant on our walk at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge on 4/27/2014. Karen Schuster sent this photo of one sipping nectar from lantana (Lantana camara), an invasive pest plant that is very attractive…

Big Burl

Karen Schuster (Class of 2009), Indian River Photo Club Secretary, sent me marvelous photos from the Dune to Lagoon walk led by Dr. Jay Barnhart at Sebastian Inlet State Park on Saturday, 4/19/2014, including this picture of a gorgeous gall…