Earth Day at PINWR

An artful strangler fig (Ficus aurea) snakes around the trunk of a sabal palmetto (Sabal palmetto) at the entrance to the Centennial trail at the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge (PINWR), the very first national wildlife refuge, on Earth Day…

Weeds of Wednesday: Mooning You!

Moonflowers, a fast-growing & high-climbing native morning glory vine, were abundant at the Denton Trail when we visited on 6-13-2019. ¬†Our leader Jane Schnee (Class of 2010) spoke about how swiftly these vines had grown up into tall trees. Tropical…