Monthly Archives: July 2011

Death of a dreamcatcher

Whenever I walked the Nature Trail at Ponce De Leon Park, I always went to the harbor end of the fishing pier to see what was being caught.  Not by the fishermen, by the mangrove branch I called the dreamcatcher.  … Continue reading

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Mockingbird vs. Osprey – Fierce and fearless

The other day, an Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) chose the mast of my boat to dry off after missing a couple of fish.  This drew the attention of a of Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) which was nesting on the other side of the canal.  … Continue reading

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It’s CHNEP Calendar time

The annual submission period for the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP) calendar ends July 14 at 5PM.  If you have nature photographs taken within the Peace or Myakka river watersheds you can enter them for the calendar.  The only award is publication … Continue reading

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