Florida State Parks – Bulow Creek State Park

The tree was massive. Wider than multiple human arm-lengths, the 300-500 year old Live Oak in Bulow Creek State Park – known as the Fairchild Oak – stretched its branches high and wide at the edge of a small, grassy clearing. One particular branch, covered in fern epiphytes, had extended so far from the trunk…

Voices for Biodiversity – Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Established in 1999, the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (GB NERR) now stretches across 18,000 acres. In addition to the estuary’s salt marshes, the reserve also covers rare pine savannas, full of blooming wildflowers and carnivorous plants. Read the rest on Voices for Biodiversity!