Telling Manatee Tales

Originally published 1 December 2012. Greetings from Crystal River, FL! Things were getting a little chilly up in DC, so I cleverly scheduled a trip down to sunny Florida for December! Well, there was a bit more motivation than that. My friend Michael manages a manatee refuge down here for the US Fish and WildlifeContinue reading “Telling Manatee Tales”

How to Enjoy the Great Barrier Reef (when you’re a little afraid of the ocean)

Cairns (pronounced “cans”), here we come! Cairns is in the northern-most part of Australia in the state of Queensland, Australia’s Sunshine State! As soon as we walked off the plane, we felt a wonderfully warm temperature: 26 degrees (79 degrees F)!