What to do When You See a Gopher Tortoise in Florida
Sep09

What to do When You See a Gopher Tortoise in Florida

What do you do when you see a gopher tortoise in Florida? The first thing is to congratulate yourself because seeing one is a special experience. Here are other reasons why.

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Sea Turtle Patrol with Volunteers on Englewood Beach
Sep02

Sea Turtle Patrol with Volunteers on Englewood Beach

Each morning between mid-April through October, Coastal Wildlife Club Sea Patrol volunteers walk Charlotte County’s beaches looking for new sea turlte nests or hatchings.

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10 U.S. Beach Cams to Watch on National Beach Day, Aug. 30
Aug29

10 U.S. Beach Cams to Watch on National Beach Day, Aug. 30

August 30 is National Beach Day! If you’re not able to head out to your favorite beach to dip your toes in the sand or walk the shoreline hunting for seashells, here are 10 webcams in the United States you can tune into. Best of all, no sunscreen is required!

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5 Things to Expect When Paddle Boarding for the First Time
Jul12

5 Things to Expect When Paddle Boarding for the First Time

Stand-up paddle boarding is fun and popular activity. Before your inaugural adventure, here’s what to expect when paddle boarding for the first time.

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Florida Travel: Free Ranger Walks in Big Cypress National Preserve
Apr25

Florida Travel: Free Ranger Walks in Big Cypress National Preserve

Learn about the biology, ecology, and history during a free ranger walk in Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida.

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Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday! #5
Apr22

Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday! #5

During these days of social distancing, and quarantining,, take your mind off COVID-19 news and download this free printable, word search. This week’s theme: Astronomy for International Dark Sky Week!

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Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday! #4
Apr15

Things to do Under Quarantine: Word Search Wednesday! #4

Take your mind off COVID-19 news and download this free printable, travel-themed word search. This week’s theme: National Parks.

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I Got Lost in the Woods and an Uber Saved Me.
Mar16

I Got Lost in the Woods and an Uber Saved Me.

You won’t believe it, but I got lost in the woods and an Uber saved me!

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Florida Travel: Koala Encounter at ZooTampa
Feb09

Florida Travel: Koala Encounter at ZooTampa

News of the catastrophic bushfires in Australia is heartbreaking and upsetting. So much so, I participated in the Koala Encounter at ZooTampa.

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My Summer Getaway to Death Valley National Park
Feb04

My Summer Getaway to Death Valley National Park

A summer getaway to Death Valley probably does not top everyone’s vacation list but it is an experience I recommend you try at least once.

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20 Florida Events & Festivals to Experience in 2020
Dec29

20 Florida Events & Festivals to Experience in 2020

From scrub-jays to soda and frog legs to swamp cabbage, here are 20 Florida events and festivals to experience in 2020.

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Nibbling Florida’s Wild Edibles with Green Deane
Nov05

Nibbling Florida’s Wild Edibles with Green Deane

Urban foraging is harvesting free food in urban environments. Not sure if you can eat the weeds in your backyard? Green Deane leads classes in Florida to help students identify wild edibles in their backyards and green (and not so green) spaces.

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How I Enjoy the Outdoors with My Dog
Aug06

How I Enjoy the Outdoors with My Dog

In the three years Radcliff has been in my life, I have learned a thing or two. This is how I enjoy the outdoors with my dog.

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Florida Travel: #WingsoftheWest Mural Trail in West Volusia County
Jul22
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How I Got Buzzed (by Bees) on My Birthday
Jun11

How I Got Buzzed (by Bees) on My Birthday

Here is a tale of getting a buzz, by bees, on my birthday with an #Airbnb Experience. It was exhilarating yet a little scary, being surrounded by honeybees in Southwest Ranches near Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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