One World, Two Feet – Bird Banding in North Carolina

Bird banding is one of the most important methods scientists use to keep tabs on bird populations. The birds fly into delicate mist nets, are carefully disentangled by trained researchers and volunteers, then weighed, banded, and released. If and when the birds are re-captured, their bands tell us how old they are, when and where…

Florida State Parks – Dade Battlefield

Dade Battlefield Historic State Park is known for the battle that started the Second Seminole War. Almost 200 years ago, in 1835, 108 U.S. soldiers were ambushed on what is now the park grounds, leaving only three alive to tell the tale. Every January, a reenactment commemorates the event and teaches visitors about Florida history….