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Do Hurricanes Affect Our Bird Population?

Stepping Stones


I’m sitting at my desk, writing this article and looking at the wind and rain outside my window as tropical storm Alberto is passing by South Florida. Mother Nature…what are you doing? It’s not even June and you are throwing tropical rain conditions at us already! Be nice!!! Some humans are still recovering from Hurricane Irma that made landfall on […]

On the Move…Gators and Crocs

“I went on my morning walk today and saw five alligators in our community lakes!” “Well I was driving my car and saw six, count ‘em, six gators in the canals along Collier Boulevard!” These types of posts and conversations are dominating social media and neighborhood talk these days. Yep, we are in mating season and alligators are on the […]

‘Tis the Season to Watch For Birds

Stepping Stones


Be sure to join Bob on April 16th at 7 PM as he talks about the birds we find in the Marco Island/ Western Everglades areas. His guest will be Jim Murray, formerly with Florida Sea Grant and NOAA, a proficient birder who has identified more than 600 different species. The venue is the Marco Island Historical Society’s Rose History […]

WHAT A CROC! Crocodile, That Is

Stepping Stones Bob McConville Master Naturalist                                                                                                  Ah, spring! Love is in the […]

The Many Birds of South Florida

Stepping Stones Bob McConville Master Naturalist                                                                                                  Be sure to join Bob on […]

Big Cypress Bend: Beyond The Mangrove Trees

Stepping Stones Bob McConville Master Naturalist                                                                                                  Big Cypress & Manatee Presentation Join […]

Turn, Turn, Turn…

Stepping Stones Bob McConville Master Naturalist                                                                                                  “To everything there is a season,” […]

Everglades Update: Restorations

Stepping Stones Bob McConville Master Naturalist                                                                                                  Join Bob at the Marco Island […]

Finding Neverland…The Marsh Trails

Stepping Stones Bob McConville Master Naturalist                                                                                                  “Second star to the right and […]

Guarding Our Planet – Are We in Trouble?

Stepping Stones Bob McConville Master Naturalist                                                                                                  I am worried, truly worried, about […]


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