Me and my family took a vacation to Melbourne Beach, Florida. The house we stayed in was right on the beach and near the Archie Carr Refuge. According to the Sea Turtle Conservancy, “Loggerhead sea turtle Read More

Bequia and the Ma Peggy Trail

We took a local bus from town to the start of the Ma Peggy hike. We couldn’t find the trail at first. We walked past some goats, there was lots of tall grass, and then the ground got rocky. There wasn’t much of a Read More
This whole area is filled with spectacular underwater sites. The “Sea Aquarium” is just off the west side of O’Brien Cay and across from Johnny Depp’s island Little Hall’s Pond Cay. When we dive over the sides of Read More
We lasso a mooring ball for our week’s stay in St. Augustine. As we check in, the harbormaster at the Municipal Marina tells us not to drink the water. We wonder if it’s because of the recent hurricane Matthew, but Read More
We dinghy over to the Cape Lookout Lighthouse. It’s 207 steps and 163 feet up to the top. The climb takes us just over 5 minutes. Wind howls at 25 knots as we crawl through the hatch to get to the circular outer Read More
Rappahannock River Oyster Co. has become a great conservation story here on the Bay. We called and asked for a homeschool tour and took advantage of their generosity. They showed us the different stages of oyster Read More

Sea stars can see!

We didn’t know this and you might not have either… well, apparently no one really knew it until Drs. Anders Garm and Dan-Eric Nilsson decided to investigate. They published a study demonstrating that starfish are Read More