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Mangrove Forests 101.1

My plein-air painting group has nicknamed me the “Mangrove Lady.”  It was bound to happen. It’s not like I never obsess over something to the point of driving friends and family crazy! 464 more words

Could the emerging I-95 corridor become the Dems Florida firewall? Environmental issues hurting the GOP badly it appears.

The vote projection models provided daily here at the Florida Squeeze by my colleague Dave Trotter have been invaluable to understanding how the 2018 election is shaping up to be potentially different than the most recent contests in this state. 784 more words


Time Well Spent

Any time spent outside in nature is time well spent!

Sure, we all have a laundry list of important things we need to pay attention to, but let’s face it, we need to get out and spend some quality time with our natural environment, too. 474 more words

Florida Man Charged In Deaths Of Woman, His Unborn Baby

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PORT ST. LUCIE (CBSMiami/AP) — It’s one of those headlines that is difficult to read.

Authorities say a Florida man has been charged with two counts of murder in the killing of an expectant mother and their unborn child. 124 more words


Railroad Earth - Colorized Version

For those who hate black and white, presented here is the colorized version of Railroad Earth.

Click to view the original.


Recondite Greenhouses

A rare midweek holiday – July 4th – allowed me to pay an early morning visit to the Demonstration Garden at the University of Florida’s IFAS facility outside of Ft. 102 more words


Indrio Savannahs Panorama

An almost 180-degree panorama taken from atop the observation tower overlooking the wetlands at the Indrio Savannahs. Although it is only mid-morning, the blazing temperature kept most of the wildlife out of sight and undercover and made the hike out and back one sweaty affair.