Our Natural Places

Stepping into the warm water of Tampa Bay, a school of mullet moved ahead of me as though it was one large organism. Occasionally one would jump and smack the water’s...

“Have any luck?” The broad smile on my face seemed to be sufficient answer as Gini just asked: “Where to next?”. It had, indeed, been a good morning. The sheer number...

Is anticipation an emotion? We had been traveling in darkness for about an hour. The eastern sky began to lighten and in the distance shadowy urban landscapes formed a backdrop for...

(Header image: Peace River swamp.) “The Butcher Bird’s been busy!” This was the third insect Gini had spotted stuck on a fence barb. The Butcher Bird is a nickname for members...

Header Image: Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae) A definition of a “timeline” might be: a sequence of related events arranged in chronological order and displayed along a line. Therefore, “Nature’s Timeline” could...