Steve’s Nature Journal
A very peaceful Easter Sunday walk down to Deep Hole. Gators and Vultures seemed unaffected by my presence, and the vultures were actually sitting down in the grass by the water. A bald eagle flew over to punctuate the day.
Very hard getting a good look at birds, in spite of the promise of a hot spot. I was happy to see this place and particularly pleased to spot the racer in a tree. I rarely see them, but saw two this weekend.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a “must see” in Sarasota for it’s orchids, bromiliads, koi pond, and the serene setting. Wanting to go a bit deeper, I signed up for a chance to see the greenhouses not open to the public, where they maintain upwards of 30,000 plants if they’re not part of the main […]