Endearing Epiphytes at Cypress Bend

Cooler "fall" temperatures finally arrived for a 10-27-2018 group walk at the Cypress Bend Community Preserve (CBCP), a 47.25 acre property owned by Indian River County on the beautiful banks of the St. Sebastian River. ┬áNearly all (43 acres) of…

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week 2016

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week runs from June 26 to July 2, 2016. The spread of Zika virus has increased concern about mosquito-borne disease. Dr. Roxanne Connelly, Extension Medical Entomologist, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory (FMEL), gave a Zika update at…

Handsome Hammock Highlights

Captain Forster Preserve was the site of the first field trip for the 2015 Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory - Pelican Island Audubon Society class. The magnificent live oaks (Quercus virginiana) were flowering and were replacing their old leaves with brand…