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
When I signed up for this course, I was pretty much prepared to be bored the whole time. I had heard bits and pieces from my friends who’d taken the class, but their reviews left a lot to be desired. I was told to take the class during the summer because it would be drier… Continue reading Was it worth it?
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?
In Wednesday’s class we talked about our ecological footprint and the impact that we have on the environment individually. I’ve learned about my carbon footprint from another class, but was interested to see how my ecological footprint stacked up. I took a quiz online to see how many Earths it would take to support my… Continue reading The Ninja Mosquitos and other stories from the FGCU Nature Trail
My sense of place developed when I was very young. My parents were constantly taking us on trips to new places, having us try new things, and causing us to step outside our comfort zones. No matter the place we went, though, I always loved the beach. I felt excitement and joy when I thought… Continue reading Biophilia, for the love of Earth!
Hey y’all! My name’s Tynisha and welcome to my world! I am 28 years old and currently working on my second Bachelor’s Degree at FGCU. My first is a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with an area of concentration in Organizational Leadership. I am currently a Marine Science major, and hope to do research once… Continue reading Who is Tynisha?