Environment

Rookery Learning Center Now Open


  Rookery Bay’s Environmental Learning Center welcomes back guests and visitors. The Center will be open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM. Admission is $8 per adult, children 6-12 is $5 and children under 6 years old are free. Active and retired military personnel and their families are FREE.  Visit their featured art exhibit “Rediscover Rookery Bay” […]

Give Birds Space this Memorial Weekend and Save the Original Beach Babies

Least Terns, Black Skimmers, Wilson’s Plovers, Snowy Plovers, and American Oystercatchers nest on Florida coasts.

Audubon is calling on beachgoers to help make beaches safer for birds by avoiding their nesting areas during this busy holiday weekend and throughout the summer. These special birds lay their eggs right on the sand. They perceive an approaching human as a threat and will take flight whenever people, or their dogs, approach too closely. Repeated human disturbance often […]

An Interesting Birthing Season in The Making

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Bob McConville discusses the upcoming Dolphin Birthing Season, in his column, Stepping Stones.

Dolphin Profile: Avery

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Bob McConville shares the history of Avery the Dolphin, in his column, Stepping Stones.

Comings and Goings

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Birds on The Move

Bob McConville talks about the birds passing through Florida, in his column, Stepping Stones.

A Dolphin Coming of Age… Skipper

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Bob McConville shares the coming of age story of Skipper the Dolphin, in his column, Stepping Stones.

The Everglades… After Sunset

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Bob McConville discusses the hunters of the Everglades, in his column, Stepping Stones.

This Article Will Make You Quiver!

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Bob McConville takes readers into the world of snakes, in his column, Stepping Stones.

A Dolphin with A Passion: Halfway

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Bob McConville tells the story of Halfway the dolphin, and more, in his column, Stepping Stones.

Will Marine Life Struggle in Warmer Water?

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Bob McConville talks about the warming waters, in his column, Stepping Stones.


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