Things in Nature

Last night I finished reading "Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness ," by Dr. Qing Li. I'm someone who loves the forest, loves trees, and loves nature in general. I'm an avid hiker and camper and love to read about nature, too. This book was... Read more →


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I've had a window bird feeder on my office window for years. I love it! I once had a little list going on my desk of the various birds that had stopped by. My list included cardinals, blue jays, tufted titmouse, and others. It's great! I can be sitting and... Read more →


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This past weekend we stayed for three nights at Lake Griffin State Park, located in Fruitland Park, Florida. The reason we wanted to check this park out was because it is home to the second largest live oak tree in the state. We stayed in site #14, which is one... Read more →


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Dung Beetles at Long Leaf Pine Preserve in Volusia County

Here is a video I took this week at Long Leaf Pine Preserve. We spotted some dung beetles and I couldn't resist. The kids loved checking them out. They actually roll the dung with their back legs, which is interesting. Dung beetles will either roll the dung to their home... Read more →


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Recently, while visiting the Florida Natural History Museum that is at the University of Florida, we stopped by to see the bat houses that they have on campus. It's pretty neat! I'd love to be there at night to see the bats come out. They have two built and a... Read more →


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