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Biking and Birding the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) on the Herbert Hoover Dike

One of my favorite past times is hitting the trails on my bicycle and exploring Florida’s natural areas.  So on a sunny Saturday in December, I strapped my Trek FX3 on my bike rack and drove out to… Read More

Roseate Spoonbill in Florida

Roseate Spoonbill in Florida Genus and Species: Platalea ajaja Listing Status from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Federal Status: Not listed FL Status: State-designated Threatened FNAI Ranks: G5/S2 (Globally: Demonstrably Secure/ State: Imperiled) IUCN Status: LC (Least Concern) Roseate spoonbill… Read More

Florida Master Naturalist 20th Anniversary Graduate Spotlight on John Nelson-Creator of the Audubon Moment

We’re highlighting all things Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) in 2021 as the program marks its 20th anniversary. Learn more about FMNP, view the first blog post here. This blog features my interview with Florida Master Naturalist John Nelson… Read More

Scrub Jays in St. Lucie County Preserves

The St. Lucie County Environmental Resources Department (ERD) maintains preserves with scrub habitat that I recommend hiking. Along the way, trekkers might encounter Florida scrub-jays in St. Lucie County preserves.  Sheraton Scrub is one preserve located at 2222… Read More

Explore the world of birding, with the Explore Your World binoculars

What is the Explore Your World backpack? The weather is getting cool! Its the perfect time to go out in your neighborhood or nature and look for birds… they are everywhere! The Explore Your World backpack kit is… Read More