Over the weekend we took the kayaks down to Sarasota, Florida to check out Lido Key beach area and paddle the mangrove trails. We caught the area during low tide so we ended up getting turned around a few times (in some spots it was completely dry). 111 more words
A great summary by Ben Gooden on Geoff Clarke's research examining the impact of urbanisation on salt marsh snails. It was a lot of fun hanging out counting snails in the mud, especially along the shores of Lake Illawarra (we saw some weird things). Make sure you head over to Ben's blog for more interesting ecological posts!