An afternoon kayaking trip on the Indian River Lagoon was thwarted when the kayaker realized he had forgotten his sunscreen. In his defense, the Sun was blindingly hot at the Oslo Road boat ramp at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area and out on the open water it would have been worse. He packed everything back up onto his car and set out saying he was going off to buy suntan lotion. I did not stick around long enough to find […]
The Ft. Pierce Inlet looking out toward the Atlantic Ocean. For some reason it brings to mind Dr. No, which is silly, of course. That movie was filmed in Jamaica, mostly, not on the east central coast of Florida. Strangways is the British agent killed by the three “blind” men before he could brief James Bond on Dr. No’s nefarious activities.
Excited to report that this image of birds congregating in an impoundment at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge has been selected for inclusion in interpretive panels being placed along the Greens Bayou Greenway trail in Houston, Texas. The sign copy includes information about Pelican Island as the first National Wildlife Refuge. From the OspreyWatch project.
A detail from a panorama of former citrus groves turned into new pastures complete with new stands of palm trees planted for shade for the cattle at Treasure Hammock Ranch. Click to view the panorama. Remember to scroll right! From the Florida Cattle Ranch project.