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This Week in St Augustine August 12 2013

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         August 12, 2013 Monday - Sunday: August 12 – 18 4th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibit - This stunning exhibition features landscapes, floral, marine life, birds, plant life and more. The St. Augustine Art Association Gallery in St. Augustine is open Tuesday - Saturday, noon – 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 – 5 p.m. Admission is free. 11 Marine St. 904-824-2310. www.staaa.org Ignorance is a Choice Art Exhibit - Artist Donny […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

St Augustine Eco Tours

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  St Augustine Eco Tours   The mission of St. Augustine Eco Tours is to educate and provide an opportunity for people to experience animals in their natural habitat. Dolphins (Tursiops truncates) are one of the animals we see on over 95% of our trips and are one of the reasons SAET came into existence. […]

Ecotours and Alligators

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  Ecotours and Alligators By Trish Elliot   Zach McKenna, the owner and operator of St. Augustine Ecotours.com, strives to both support and expand the natural experience of witnessing nature.   Zach grew up in the marshes of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and worked as a naturalist and guide as a young man, which fueled […]

What’s Happening in St Augustine the Week

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           June 17, 2013 Monday - Sunday: June 17 – 23 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: […]