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This Week in St Augustine November 18 – 24 2013

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  November 18, 2013 Monday – Sunday : November 18 – 24 Monday- Friday: November 18 – 22 Form and Feelings Art Exhibit – The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach hosts the works of Joyce Gabiou & Richard McRae in an exhibition called “Form and Feelings.”   Admission to the gallery is free and open 9 a.m. – […]

This Week in St Augustine October 14 2013

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    October 14, 2013 Monday – Sunday : October 14 – 20 Flavors of Florida’s Historic Coast – More than 20 outstanding restaurants offer “Chef’s Choice” prix fixe (fixed price) three-course dining showcasing their chef’s talents and the rich culinary heritage of Florida’s Historic Coast. Intriguing lodging options and enticing cultural events combined with this special dining program make October […]

Clapper Rail

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  by Zach McKenna Have you ever been out on the water floating by a salt marsh estuary and hear a distinct clapping noise coming from in between the stems of cord grass? Once you hear this sound, you’ll always be able to identify it as the Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris).  This salt-water marsh hen […]

August 5th 2013, This Week in St Augustine

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         August 5, 2013 Monday – Sunday: August 5 – 11 Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit – FINAL WEEK – An exhibition featuring dozens of Picasso originals, including many that have never been seen previously in the United States. Both famous and rare, these pieces were produced in different styles, techniques and media; providing unique insights into one of Picasso’s main […]

Salt Marsh Kayak Tour

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  St. Augustine Eco Tours Join the professional and personable Kayak Guides of St. Augustine Eco Tours for a 2-hour paddle through the beautiful waters of St. Augustine. This eco tour is perfect for adventurers age 6 and up and great for beginner or experienced paddlers. All tours begin with a quick paddle clinic that […]

The Bald Eagle

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The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) has been the National Emblem since 1782. Here in Florida, we are lucky to support the highest number of breeding pairs in the lower 48 states. However it hasn’t always been this way. In 1973 there were only 88 breeding pairs and they continued to remain on the Endangered Species […]

July 15 2013 This Week in St Augustine

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         July 15, 2013 Monday – Sunday: July 15 – 21 Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit – An exhibition featuring dozens of Picasso originals, including many that have never been seen previously in the United States. Both famous and rare, these pieces were produced in different styles, techniques and media; providing unique insights into one of Picasso’s main themes: bullfighting.  The exhibition is […]

Marine Worms in St Augustine

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  Marine Worms in St Augustine     By Trish Elliott   One of the many activities for the entire family in St. Augustine, FL, is to enjoy the 43 miles of pristine beaches.  Zach McKenna and his staff of naturalists and marine experts, of Ecotours of St. Augustine,  offer fascinating and detailed adventures to examine […]

July 8 2013 This Week in St Augustine

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         July 8, 2013 Monday – Sunday: July 8 – 14 Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit – An exhibition featuring dozens of Picasso originals, including many that have never been seen previously in the United States. Both famous and rare, these pieces were produced in different styles, techniques and media; providing unique insights into one of Picasso’s main themes: bullfighting.  The exhibition is […]

Sea Turtles in St. Augustine, Florida

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   Sea Turtles in St. Augustine, Florida By Trish Elliott Zach McKenna and his naturalist guides at Ecotours of St. Augustine Florida offer many fascinating adventures, among them the opportunity to see a sea turtle “up close and personal”.   While visiting the ancient city of St. Augustine Florida, if you are coming from the […]