Category Archives: Supporting Local Causes

Chinsegut Birding and Wildlife Festival March 2012

Festivities kicked off with a day camp for kids ages 8-12. Friday night following camp a dinner and special presentation by swallow-tailed kite expert Ken Meyer was the talk of the town! The Saturday following was Chinsegut Birding and Wildlife … Continue reading

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RCW Burn Prep December 2011

Withlacoochee State Forest I often volunteer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation commission better known as the FWC and the Department of Forestry.  Volunteering provides me an opportunity at an education I would otherwise not be able to attain.  … Continue reading

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Our First Appleseed Event

November 2011 Exactly what is Project Appleseed you ask?  I asked the same question when I heard about this event over year ago, finally I was going find out first hand.  Project Appleseed is an activity of the Revolutionary War … Continue reading

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Kayaking the Weeki Wachee with the Krewe of Venus

August 2011 The Krewe of Venus, established in 1965, is the second oldest Krewe in Tampa, Florida. It is a social organization established to be a part of the Bay Area Krewe Festivities occurring during the late winter/early spring months … Continue reading

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Leave No Trace Workshop at Hillsborough River State Park

This month I was invited to teach the fireside chat at Hillsborough River State Park by one of the rangers I had met out there recently. For me this was quite an honor as this state park is one of … Continue reading

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Volunteering in Central Florida with the FWC

August 2011 This month I have had many opportunities the “give back” by volunteering on some of the lands I love to visit. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has put together a wonderful network for the public to … Continue reading

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A Fierce February

A Fierce February It has been a bit since I updated the blog, but we sure have been busy! February started with a bang! I spent the first weekend volunteering at Crowley Museum and Nature Center in Sarasota Florida assisting … Continue reading

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