Pick me up at the beach when you’re done

The final field trip of the class was to Lover’s Key in Bonita Springs.  Lover’s Key is one of four islands – Black Key, Inner Key, Long Key, and Lover’s Key – that are connected by various bridges.  Lover’s Key is a barrier island, which is an island that runs adjacent to coast and protects… Continue reading Pick me up at the beach when you’re done

A Trip into the Land of Inspirational Quotes

Today’s field trip was to the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve.  For those of you who don’t know, a slough is an interconnection of two rivers, which often causes a swamp-like area.  The water in the slough is slow moving because the area of Southwest Florida is flat.  During the dry season that is virtually… Continue reading A Trip into the Land of Inspirational Quotes

But why is the food always gone?

The Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization (ECHO) is a non-profit organization that works to teach people around the world about small farming and sustainability.  Their global education farm is located in Fort Myers, but they have three other impact centers around the world – Arusha in Tanzania, Ouagadougou in Ethiopia, and Bangkok in Thailand. (A map… Continue reading But why is the food always gone?