Voices for Biodiversity – Global Big Day 2017

Birders had their binoculars and checklists ready on May 13 for the annual Global Big Day,and I was one of them. Armed with my eBird phone app, which allows me to record when and where I see specific avian species, I submitted three checklists with a total of 20 species along the Florida Panhandle. Shorebirds, seabirds…

Voices for Biodiversity – Rookery Bay

As part of an ongoing project, Erika Zambello is visiting all National Estuarine Research Reserves in the continental United States. Established by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the sites work together toward long-term research, education and coastal stewardship. Mangrove estuaries are fast disappearing in the United States. Kayaking through Rookery Bay – which…