Duke Nicholas School – 101 State Parks and Counting

Iā€™m a goal-oriented person. When I suggested to the Florida State Parks staff back in 2015 that I could write about visiting all 175 state parks, trails and historic sites, I lodged the goal in my psyche with such force that even after my freelance contract with the parks ended, I remain determined. In December,…

Duke Nicholas School – Building an Oyster Reef

I felt a little silly as I searched my closet for gloves and a winter hat. Sure, it was December, but I lived in Florida. Only the weekend before I had been sweating in temperatures that had reached nearly 80 degrees, and now I was layering long underwear, sweatshirts and jackets. The sun may have…

Duke Nicholas School – Tap the Local Media

Imagine this: you have an amazing project you want to share with the world. You head out into the field or the lab with your camera, carefully taking shots of your plots or instrumentation or study species, painstakingly stitching the clips together back at home. You choose the perfect song to go with your video,…