Our Natural Places

Monthly Archives: October 2021

Header Image: Swamp Sunflowers, Marl Bed Flats, Lake Jessup, Florida, USA (We interrupt our irregularly scheduled attempts at blogging to bring you a public service announcement. There is joy in the world. Seek it.) Or, as our favorite group of all time used to say: “And now for something completely different.”** *(“Walking On Sunshine” by Katrina and the Waves. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPUmE-tne5U Yes, you may sing along.) The Narrowleaf or Swamp Sunflower (Helianthus angustifolius)… Read More

Header: Great Blue Heron At Sunrise An Osprey called as she flew over my head while I was getting out of the car. She was followed by a flight of several White Ibises heading from their nightly roosting area to some spot they knew would provide an adequate breakfast. A nice paved path led from the parking lot to the dock which jutted a short ways into Lake Crago. Boat-tailed Grackles cranked… Read More