A young boy with muscular dystrophy was recently granted a visit to 'Ding' Darling Wildlife Refuge and sworn in as the manager for the day, through a partnership with Make-a-Wish Southern Florida.
Sea turtles are among the world’s oldest creatures and are made up of seven species. Nesting season began May 1 and continues through October.
Looking for something to do in March 2018? We've put together a few ideas for you mostly centered around beaches and the great outdoors.
Topics: planned prescribed burns on Sanibel Island; hydrological restoration at the Bailey Tract; and posting a state-mandated wildlife buffer zone around the rookery islands in Tarpon Bay.
While not exactly the small steam launch in the 1951 Bogart and Hepburn classic film The African Queen, it's still a leisurely drift up SWFL's most significant river, the Caloosahatchee.
There are a few area campgrounds that offer a chance to camp by the beach, an activity that can be enjoyed throughout the year.
Wildlife rehabilitator Dorothy (Dot) Lee says when she rescued Trouper, a blind raccoon, now 7 years old, it was actually he who saved her.
Cayo Costa Island is a Florida state park accessible by charter or private boat, ferry or helicopter.
This excerpt from a memoir explores the beauty of seashells - the junonia in particular.
The reddish egret is a colorful and entertaining heron. Rarely found inland, it is associated with estuaries, mangrove swamps, tidal flats and coastal lagoons.