Archive for March, 2010

Eagle Watch, March 15, 2010

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Looks like we’re nearing the end of the season for these eagles.

Eagle Watch, March 8, 2010

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Adult Bald Eagle

I’m proud to have this family as my neighbors.

Sweet deal for U.S. Sugar, II

Monday, March 8th, 2010

In November 2008, I called Florida’s plan to acquire tens of thousands of acres adjoining what’s left of the Everglades as a sweet deal for the landowner, United States Sugar. I’m afraid I was right.

Scrubby Field Trip

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

Florida Scrub is an upland habitat mostly consisting of relic sand dunes. As sea levels rose and fell over tens of thousands of years, Florida scrub can be found in many places, from near the Atlantic to the Highlands in the central peninsula. Naturalist and educator Steve Bass led the local (Cocoplum) chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society on a tour of Florida Scrub at Seabranch Preserve State Park, conveniently located only a few miles from me.

Coral Cove Park, Jupiter Island, FL

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

While on Jupiter Island today, I stopped at Coral Cove Park, just south of The Nature Conservancy’s Blowing Rocks Preserve. (more…)

Eagle Watch, March 1, 2010

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Eagle chick

A beautiful day to be out spying on the eagles, and they were enjoying it too. (more…)