Florida State Parks – Tomoka

I love hearing unexpected responses to my questions about Florida State Parks. During my visit, I spoke with Scott, the owner of the Tomoka Outpost inside Tomoka State Park. He sat in an Adirondack chair facing the river, looking out over the Outpost’s kayak and canoe rental launch below us. Read the rest on Firsthand…

Voices for Biodiversity – New Fishing Line Recyclers Along the Emerald Coast

For a few months this winter, my office in Okaloosa County became storage space for ten monofilament recyclers. Wide PVC pipes had been painted with beautiful marine designs from herons and crabs to mermaids — by local wildlife artist Annette Taunton, and were ready for installation near piers and marinas across Okaloosa County.   Read the full article on Voices for Biodiversity.