Several hundred times a year, I get a call from somebody who has “something that looks like ants with wings” flying around their home.
What they are usually describing is a “nuptial swarm” of... READ MORE
Despite rainy weather, Carrabelle’s C-Quarters Marina marked the 10th anniversary Saturday of its annual youth fishing tournament in fine fashion.
More than 192 kids caught 111 fish, off docks,... READ MORE
Lynda Tiefel of Tallahassee has two passions. She loves to geocache and adores scuba diving.
Last month, she combined her two favorite activities when she hid a new geocache entitled “You are g... READ MORE
Organizer Ada Long said she wished to thank everyone who helped with the July 5 post Independence
Day cleanup on St. George Island.
All agreed that most of the island was cleaner than usual... READ MORE
Several people have brought one of these attractive insects to me over the last few weeks.
This is the Eyed Click Beetle (Alaus oculatus).
Many of us played with smaller species of click be... READ MORE
On Friday, June 20, a 14-foot, 2,300-pound shark passed about 60 miles south of St. George Island headed west. Experts say she may be headed for Texas.
Katharine, a white shark (Latin name: ... READ MORE
The fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea, is a moth known principally for its caterpillar, which builds impressive silk tents that sometimes enclose entire branches of hardwood trees.
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A construction crew last week expanded Carrabelle’s 10 Mile Reef system, further enhancing fishing and diving opportunities in and around Dog Island.
Alan Richardson, who chairs the ... READ MORE
Fishing is an important part of the Florida lifestyle as well as its economy. In spite of the obvious benefits, this leisure-time activity, on occasion, can lead to problems for birds and ... READ MORE
Fire season has become a year-round reality in Florida, requiring firefighters and residents to be on heightened alert for the threat of wildfire throughout the year.
As Florida’s population ... READ MORE