Did you know that Vinegaroons, or Whip Scorpions, can spray a vinegar-like substance when they feel threatened? Learn this and more about Vinegaroons in this episode of Animal Encounters!
Do you know how Duck Potato gets its name? Watch this episode of What’s that Plant? to learn how!
Did you know that Cocoplum berries are not poisonous, and it’s common for lots of birds and other animals to eat them? Watch this episode of What’s that Plant? to learn more!
Did you know that because Anhingas lack the oil-producing gland that many birds have, they can dive deeper in the water for food? Learn more about Anhingas, including their easy-to-remember scientific name, in this episode of Animal Encounters!
Have you ever spotted an object on the beach that looks like a harmless blue plastic bag? These animals are called Portuguese Man O’ War – and they can deliver a painful shock to anyone who picks them up or pops them. Watch this video to learn more about Portuguese Man O’ War and how you can protect yourself from these beach hazards.
For more information about Portuguese Man O’ War and other beach hazards, visit this webpage: https://discover.pbcgov.org/parks/Aquatics/Hazards.aspx
Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park is a massive and popular park that’s full of opportunities for recreation and play. Boasting an amphitheater, nature center, water park, dog park, golf course, and more, the park has something for everyone!
The DuBois Pioneer Home Virtual Tour – Fireside Chat series brings you short stories from relatives and friends of the DuBois family. In this episode, John Alden DuBois, the grandson of Harry and Susan DuBois, shares a little bit about how his grandfather put food on the table for his family.
The DuBois Pioneer Home Virtual Tour – Fireside Chat series brings you short stories from relatives and friends of the DuBois family. In this episode, Skip and Geri Gladwin, siblings who lived in the home as kids, talk about their experience living in the home and area.
In this six-part series, DuBois Pioneer Home docents present virtual tours about the historic home, located inside DuBois Park and operated by PBC Parks. Each episode briefly covers a different topic; in Episode Five, docent Dorothy Cunningham talks about the layout of the home as it was originally built, as well as how construction has changed the home throughout the years.
Do you know the differences between Native and Non-Native Apple Snails? Daggerwing Nature Center Manager, Sean Mallee tells you how to spot the differences between the two, as well as the benefits of Native Florida Apple Snails on the Florida ecosystem!