Susan Teel

Dream of research center languishes

Dream of research center languishes

The planned 26,000-square-foot teaching lab at Gulf Islands National Seashore, announced with great fanfare in 2014, has stalled. “I don’t say it’s dead. It’s still out there,” National Seashore Superintendent Dan Brown said in a recent interview. The envisioned Research and Education Center was to be a joint endeavor of the National Park Service and […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 28

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 28

WIFE SUPPORTS TRUMP; SAYS FLORIDA DEMOCRATIC POLITICIAN HUSBAND HAS TO GO Lynn Aronberg said in a press release Thursday that she is “amicably” divorcing Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg. Lynn Aronberg says she is a “staunch Republican and supporter of President Trump,” while her husband is not. She says that fact led her […]

Camping still worth enjoying in the winter months

Camping still worth enjoying in the winter months

Missy Smothers used to work at Denali National Park in Alaska, where camping isn’t exactly among the most popular activities in winter months. Yet, the story is different in Florida and other warm weather climates, where many still flock to area parks in their recreational vehicles or set up their tents in order to enjoy […]

Bioblitz, a science-fantastic hit for all ages

Bioblitz, a  science-fantastic hit for all ages

It didn’t take long for the interest in science to be generated at the inaugural Bioblitz May 21 at Naval Live Oaks, which is part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. “Right before the start, we had a broadhead Gecko sitting there and everyone just started taking pictures,” said Susan Teel, the Chief of Resource […]

Bioblitz offers exploration opportunities for citizen scientists

Bioblitz offers exploration opportunities for citizen scientists

Gulf Islands National Seashore will be bustling with activity May 21 as citizen scientists set out to explore nature at Naval Live Oaks in Gulf Breeze. Bioblitz 2016, created through a joint effort of the National Park Service and National Geographic, is providing an opportunity for people of all ages to explore, identify and document […]