Spring/Summer 2012

Animal Tracks: The Nine-Banded Armadillo: One of a Kind
Ask a Naturalist: What about the alligators...are they dangerous?
Invasive, Non-native Plants - Wanted Dead, Not Alive: Wedelia/Creeping Oxeye & Rosary Pea
Volunteer Spotlight: High School Superstars at Green Cay Nature Center


 

Fall/Winter 2011-12

Animal Tracks:   Bobcats: Felines in the Neighborhood
Ask a Naturalist:  Why are horseshoe crabs called living fossils?
Invasive, Non-native Plants - Wanted Dead, Not Alive:  Lantana & Oyster Plant
Volunteer Spotlight: The Loxahatchee River Battlefield Preservationists


 

Spring/Summer 2011

Animal Tracks:  Fish Hawk: The Best Fishing Show in Florida
Ask a Naturalist:  What does it mean for an animal to be endangered, threatened, or of special concern?
Invasive, Non-native Plants - Wanted Dead, Not Alive: Climbing Cassia & Schefflera
Volunteer Spotlight: Dick and Verna at Okeeheelee Nature Center


 

Fall/Winter 2010-11

Animal Tracks:   The Turkey Vulture: Ugly by Our Standards, but a Beautiful Bacterial Control Agent
Ask a Naturalist:  What’s that yucky green stuff in the water?
Invasive, Non-native Plants - Wanted Dead, Not Alive:  Air Potato & Common Guava
Volunteer Spotlight:  Karl and Diane Lehtola at Daggerwing Nature Center


 

Spring/Summer 2010

Animal Tracks:  Anhinga - A Bird by any Other Name
Ask a Naturalist:  Should I be worried about dangerous plants during my leisure activities?
Invasive, Non-native Plants - Wanted Dead, Not Alive:  Caesar Weed & Earleaf Acacia
Volunteer Spotlight: Steve Krulik at Green Cay Nature Center


 

Fall/Winter 2009-10

Animal Tracks:  Great Blue Heron
Ask a Naturalist:  What are Bearded Dragons and where are they from?
Invasive, Non-native Plants - Wanted Dead, Not Alive: Asparagus Fern & Australian Pine
Volunteer Spotlight:  Winston Oliva at Riverbend Park


 

Spring/Summer 2009

Animal Tracks:  North American River Otter
Ask a Naturalist:  Without plants, could life exist on earth?
Invasive, Non-native Plants - Wanted Dead, Not Alive:  Melaleuca & Java Plum
Volunteer Spotlight: Estelle Karwell at Okeeheelee Nature Center


 

Fall/Winter 2008-09

Animal Tracks:  Insects
Ask a Naturalist:  Why are there so many dragonflies during the summertime?
Parks Division Natural Areas Program: Mangrove and Estuarine Systems
Volunteer Spotlight:  Mimi Zimmer at Green Cay Nature Center


 

Spring/Summer 2008

Animal Tracks:  Pig Frog (Rano Grylio)
Ask a Naturalist:  Are you a chain gang member?
Parks Division Natural Areas Program:  Trees
Volunteer Spotlight:  Jonathan Lai at Daggerwing Nature Center


 

Fall/Winter 2007-08

Animal Tracks: Wildlife Safari
Ask a Naturalist:  If raccoons are nocturnal, why are so many being seen during the day?
Parks Division Natural Areas Program: The Custard Apple Nature Trail
Volunteer Spotlight:  Arlene Herman at Green Cay Nature Center


 

Summer 2007

Animal Tracks:  Beneficial Insects
Ask a Naturalist:  Turtle, tortoise, and terrapin: what’s the difference?
Parks Division Natural Areas Program:  Xeriscaping
Volunteer Spotlight:  Henry Gern & Lily Strom at Okeeheelee Nature Center


 

Spring 2007

Animal Tracks:  The Gopher Tortoise
Ask a Naturalist:  What is Earth Day??
Parks Division Natural Areas Program:: Pine Bark Beetles of Florida
Volunteer Spotlight:  Ed Kawecki at Riverbend Park


 

Winter 2006-07

Animal Tracks:  The Purple Gallinule
Ask a Naturalist:  What is a Florida cracker?
Parks Division Natural Areas Program::  Wanted Dead, Not Alive: Invasive Non-native Plants
Volunteer Spotlight:  Jerry and Marilyn Lambert at Daggerwing Nature


 

Fall 2006

Animal Tracks: The Wild Turkey
Ask a Naturalist:  Why are “Birds of Prey” so different from other birds?
Parks Division Natural Areas Program:: Prescribed Fire - A Land Management Tool
Volunteer Spotlight:  Abe Gaynes at Green Cay Nature Center