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Times of the Islands Magazine

Reddish Egret: the Rarest and Most Habitat-restricted Heron in Florida

The reddish egret is a colorful and entertaining heron. Rarely found inland, it is associated with estuaries, mangrove swamps, tidal flats and coastal lagoons.

Red-cockaded Woodpecker: Once abundant, this woodpecker is now endangered in Florida

Of the 22 species of woodpeckers in North America and 217 worldwide, Florida is home to 11 species, including the dwindling population of the red-cockaded woodpecker.

Head in the Clouds: Amazing Summers, Things Above & Below Our Feet

Afternoon summer clouds are stunning, dangerous, ever-changing and beautiful, a photographer’s dream and a boater’s nightmare, forming as heat rises over the Everglades.

Thought Provoking: Ambu Yoga meditations, Yali Zawady’s larger purpose, donations to SCCF

For Yali Zawady, the new moon is a platform to bring awareness to natural resources and sea turtle conservation, causes she deems vital.

Sanibel & Captiva Islands' Best Beaches for Fishing, Watersports & Family Activities

A closer look at the best beaches for fishing, watersports and family activities.

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