June 29, 2017

Silver Springs State Park


We took a day trip to the Ocala area to visit Silver Springs State Park. I had been looking at the State Parks web site and in particular Silver Springs. The springs actually refer to a group of artesian springs and a historic tourist at...

December 21, 2016

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge


The refuge is teaming with wildlife.  We saw almost every species of water bird native to Florida.  Our trip was planned around seeing and photographing the Florida Scrub Jay.  We were definitely delighted with our experience with the...

May 13, 2015

A Day In The Scrub


I've been photographing scrub-jays now for a few months.  I've read many things about the birds and talked with a few people that either manage the areas populated by the birds or research the birds.  I've read and heard the birds refe...

March 5, 2015

Disney Wilderness Preserve


Our visits to Disney Wilderness Preserve have always been very relaxing and enjoyable experiences. The preserve offers amenities such as a picnic area, a covered area with seating with a view of the marsh and a butterfly garden. The...

March 2, 2015

Circle B Bar Reserve


For the nature lovers, bird watchers or conservationist Circle B Bar Reserve is a perfect destination. Located in Polk County in Lakeland, Florida. This preserve offers something for everyone. The name is established from a ranch that oc...

January 19, 2015

Bok Tower Gardens


We took a day trip to Bok Tower Gardens. This hidden gem is well worth the drive to Lake Wales, FL to see. The gardens were established in 1929 as a gift to the American people by Edward W. Bok. They were dedicated on February 1, 1929 by...