Tag Archive: Florida

Sign spotting: Part 1- Personal Safety

My little brother loves the Signspotting books. He owns them all. I know this, because he has shown them all to me. Repeatedly. He typically goes through phases where he is fairly obsessed… Continue reading

Black Vulture

I have no doubt that one day I will be an old black vulture, my face a mass of wrinkles and sparse hair. I will sun myself along the boardwalk, and stare down… Continue reading

Merritt Island: Heart and Soul

Part of my soul lives in the mountains. The steepness, the rough and smooth edges, peaks sharp or rounded, a barren summit or a wooded grove on the hillsides, the view, and the… Continue reading

Adventures in Florida: Part 2

A little late, but here it is! This is the rest of the pictures from our weekend road trip down to southern Florida a couple weeks ago. The second part of our Great… Continue reading

I got a NASA badge!

 Last week I finally got my NASA badge, which means I can go into the restricted areas on the refuge and over by all the NASA buildings!  So, on the way back from… Continue reading

Kayaking with manatees

Great Egret on the lookout for idle manatees. No manatees over here. Monday I finally took a kayak out to Bair’s Cove boat ramp, the notorious manatee hangout. Those manatees are a brassy… Continue reading

A Journey to the South

Last weekend Meghan, Patrick and I took a trip down south to see what we could see. Between the three of us we took a bazillion pictures (I counted) and I put some… Continue reading

What is a Public Use Intern?

I suppose some of you may be wondering what it is exactly that I’m doing here in Florida. Well, here are a few pictures: Sometimes I get to help out at festivals, which… Continue reading

Defecating River Otter “Made My Day.”

Defecating River Otter “Made My Day” Says Young Woman Merritt Island NWR, FL—Friday, February 10, 2012: a day that will live in infamy. Well, at least to one young woman. It was on… Continue reading

Cinammon Teal in Florida!

There has been a Cinnamon Teal at MINWR for the past few days now, and no one really knows what it’s doing here. Cinnamon Teal are normally found in the western part of… Continue reading