You’re invited to Sip of Science on the Miami Science Barge! Sip of Science is a monthly lecture series hosted on the Miami Science Barge. Here, knowledgeable people have the opportunity to speak with inspired individuals about current environmental issues and solutions. Enjoy discussion and drinks with a talk that makes you think! As always, […]
9th Annual Everglades Awareness Benefit Concert at Gramps
Ploppy Palace Productions and Love The Everglades Movement will be hosting a concert to raise awareness and funds for Everglades protection and public education. As part of this three stage extravaganza, some of South Florida’s top bands, spoken word artists and community activists will join together to raise awareness for this vital natural resource. There […]
The Little House That Marjory Built
Tomorrow, April 7, is Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ birthday. In a lot of ways, she is my idol – conservationist, writer, feminist, activist for environmentally sustainable urban planning and civil rights. She is perhaps best known for her 1947 book The Everglades: River of Grass and her tireless preservation work for the Everglades. Throughout most of her […]
Hunters: The 2013 Python Challenge is Here!
Let other states hunt for Bambi’s mom… in Florida we hunt PYTHONS! Approximately 700 hunters from 32 states and Canada have registered for the 30-day hunt. They are competing for prizes including $1,500 to the person who bags the most pythons and $1,000 to whomever catches the longest snake. Senator Bill Nelson opened the season […]
Happy 96th Birthday To The National Park Service!
The National Park Service turns 96 years old today. Their official website invites everyone to visit any of the 397 national parks to help celebrate “the big day” with many locations offering special events. The National Park Service was signed into existance on August 25, 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson after a successful publicity campaign […]