Scrub-jays and gallinules within sight of each other? That’s what you’ll find at Indrio Savannas, an interesting interface of freshwater wetlands near the Indian River Lagoon with scrub habitat so close that the scrub-jays are dipping their beaks in the water. I hiked this landscape with my friend Lori a couple of weeks ago, and […]
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While working on research for project in process, I was delighted to see that Camp Helen State Park – of the notable sea monster of Lake Powell – has added a nature trail on the north side of US 98. Fully accessible, this 0.8 mile loop provides an easy stroll with rest benches along the […]
Today was a surprising reintroduction to the hiking trails of St Lucie County. My, how they have grown! Since 2003, the number of trails in the county has doubled.
How DO you get poison ivy oil (urushiol) off your clothes? That’s a question I haven’t had to deal with in a long, long time, since little brushes here and there have never bothered me. I always wear long pants while hiking (ones that cover my socks) and don’t handle my shoes all that much. […]