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July 2013

This is the zebra longwing, it's the Florida State Butterfly. The zebra longwing can be found in many places around Florida, but this picture was taken at Canaveral National Seashore. There are a lof zebra longwing butterfly's there! Beautiful butterfly that is black with yellow stripes. Read more →



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While on an overnight trip yesterday to Cape Canaveral I had looked up area parks. I came across Manatee Sanctuary Park, located in Cape Canaveral, just minutes from the hotel we stayed at. We decided to stop in and I'm glad we did! Manatee Sanctuary Park is a hidden gem!... Read more →



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A couple of times now my kids have been involved in making casts from animal tracks. It's a great activity! Kids will learn about identifying animal tracks by doing this activity. My kids have learned a lot about animal tracks since doing this project. What you need to do this... Read more →



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Spend any amount of time in Florida and you are sure to come across frog fruit flowers. They are everywhere! They are really tiny, so there is a good chance that you may overlook them and not pay much attention. Last week I looked at one of them under a... Read more →



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If you are looking for a great place to take a drive and see some nature you may want to check out Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Located around the Cocoa Beach and Cape Canaveral area of Florida, the refuge is wonderful! You can take the Black Point Drive, which... Read more →



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