The Northwest Florida State College baseball team gathered together on a sunny Friday morning for both team building and community service. Standing at the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) headquarters in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, theyContinue reading
Though field trips are time-consuming and can be expensive, they provide a window into an environmental world that many kids have never experienced before.
Access to public resources is something that most Americans would likely agree is an important right. Enjoying and utilizing our natural environments, such as parks, beaches or waterways, is something everyone should be able toContinue reading
I find myself conflicted every time I’m presented with the opportunity to interact with marine mammals. The rational part of my brain says I should respect these intelligent creatures and keep my distance, but anotherContinue reading
Feral cats in Hawaii are viewed as either cute and cuddly creatures or the pathway to native extinctions.
The Beaufort March for Science is a peaceful, nonpartisan, inclusive event to promote science and to educate the local community about how science impacts their lives in Eastern North Carolina. Stop by to pick up free educational materials, talk to local scientists, and show your support for science.
A look at some data from the 2nd annual Girls Exploring Science and Technology event, and thoughts on GEST’s growth and impact.
Sigh. These days it’s no fun to read the news. Most of the environmental stories are bad, and even the “good” ones don’t hold up to closer inspection. Take the West Indian Manatee, which livesContinue reading
The 5th Annual SciREN (Scientific Research and Education Network) Coast event occurred this week at the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, allowing local researchers to share lesson plans with educators from across eastern North Carolina.
In mid-January, I hopped on a boat from a Key West, Florida, harbor with my colleagues from the Natural Resources Leadership Institute. As the sun rose higher in the morning sky, we diligently applied sunContinue reading