Early Birds!

Bob Bruce, Deen Copeland, Sandee & Steve Dawdy, ¬†Gayle Lafferty, Diane Morgan, Lorraine & Peter Sutherland, Charlie Trippe, John Warner, and I enjoyed an early morning stroll at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge (PINWR) on 8-28-2016, shown below at the…

Terrific Toxicodendron

The poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) along the Centennial Trail at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge is terrific. Fabulous flowers abounded on our and attracted pollinators on our special tram tour on 3/19/2016. This dazzling display may make it easy to…

Tale of 2 Trams

Special thanks to Russ Bell (Class of 2014) and Doug Sutherland (Class of 2013) for leading a special Saturday morning tram tour for our group at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge on 3/19/2016. We visited the viewing "pond", the Centennial…

A Tail of 2 Scorpions

Two plants commonly called scorpion tails grow in the coastal areas of Florida. Members of the forget-me-not family (Boraginaceae), the plants have an inflorescence with 2 rows of tiny white flowers that are said to resemble the tail of scorpion.…