Monthly Archives: January 2021

Fisheating Creek, Florida

A pair of sunning alligators wake from their slumber as we paddle by. For every alligator seen, many more remain submerged as we meander down the creek. Flash floods and constant stream currents have eroded the banks of Fisheating Creek, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in Southwest Florida is an outdoor event. Elle waits for the signal to dig in. Not so fast, Elle!

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cypress strand

Panther Walk Preserve, in Collier County, Florida, is part of Collier Conservation Lands, a public program that buys natural lands to protect water quality, water resources, flood protection, and wildlife habitat.  

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diamondback

Basking in the late afternoon warmth of the tarmac in southwest Florida, this beautiful but dangerous rattlesnake would surely become a target for a passing motorist, so I encourage him to leave the roadway for the palmettos and pines of … Continue reading

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