Category Environmental Issues

TFS+ – A walking tour of a Pelican Island NWR trail

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge is the nation’s original National Wildlife Refuge. It was designated in 1903 by President Theodore Roosevelt to help protect Egrets and other birds being hunted to obtain feathers for stylish hats. The refugee is located in Indian River County just south of Sebastian Inlet. VIDEO PHOTOS This video will be […]

Blowing Rocks from sea level and above

The Nature Conservancy’s Blowing Rocks preserve in Martin County is a unique, one -of-a-kind natural wonder in Florida. Here are two recently filmed videos of the rock formation.

Old A1A on Jupiter Island now a scenic dune trail

At the Nature Conservancy’s Blowing Rocks Preserve, a neat hiking trail exists where AIA used to run. Here is a short video at the beginning of the trail.

Could dissolving Disney’s Reedy Creek Improvement District hurt Everglades & Kissimmee River restoration?

Governor Ron DeSantis has fashioned himself a champion of Everglades restoration and on some scores he’s done far better than his predecessor (not that that was particularly hard given but…he’s done well on some stuff). For example, without DeSantis tireless advocacy, I doubt the vital Tamiami Trial project would be so far along or as […]

The Nature Conservancy’s Blowing Rocks Preserve

One of Florida’s great (and most unique!) natural treasures is Blowing Rocks Preserve in Martin County which is maintained by The Nature Conservancy. We’ll be running a series of videos on Blowing Rocks at The Florida Squeeze’s YouTube page over the next few weeks. Here are our first two:

Video: Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Beach Area

The Times (of London): Don’t look down: flight over Everglades shows scale of climate destruction

I don’t love posting things completely behind a paywall but The Times had a really compelling article about the Everglades and Climate Change this past week. It’s even more compelling when you consider the general conservative bent of the newspaper.

Highlands Scrub: A Florida Desert

The Highlands Scrub Natural Area is in Broward County and resembles a Florida desert.

Shady Ridge Natural Area video

Shady Ridge in Coral Springs is a hidden gem in an urban area, not far from the Ramblewood East Condos.

Recently released TFS nature short videos