10,000 Birds – Wakulla Springs State Park

Moving means finding your new birding haunts. We all have them: our favorite places to take friends and family when they visit, the bird-friendly areas we pop in on when we have the chance, the landscapes that entrance us. Now that I live away from the beach, Wakulla Springs has become that place for me….

Yarn People – A Hurricane Zone

The four of us sat in a Pensacola living room, eyes glued to the Weather Channel on my friends’ flat-screen television. Matt and Sabrina’s dog, oblivious to our circumstances, slept behind the couch, occasionally sending fart waves emanating in our direction. Their cat patrolled the house, but my two felines Buster and Missy had been…

National Parks Traveler – New Stressor To Coral Reefs Uncovered: Nitrogen

Dive beneath the surface in the lower Florida Keys, and swimmers once found themselves hovering above vibrant, coral communities. However, the past three decades have revealed a devastating loss of reef life around the globe. In the Looe Key Sanctuary Preservation Area alone, living coral cover plunged from 33 percent in 1984 to less than…