A Framework of Feathers
A Framework of Feathers

A Framework of Feathers

Feathers are an iconic feature to birds. They are fundamental to a bird’s ability to fly, to defend territories, and to breed. But what exactly are feathers? On a molecular

Posted by: Rock Delliquanti

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Piping Plovers: 3 stories intertwined on Little St. Simons Island
Piping Plovers: 3 stories intertwined on Little St. Simons Island

Piping Plovers: 3 stories intertwined on Little St. Simons Island

Header photo from wikimedia commons; attributed: Mdf [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)]               During this

Posted by: Cohen Carpenter

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Frequently Asked Questions for the Naturalists
Frequently Asked Questions for the Naturalists

Frequently Asked Questions for the Naturalists

Here on Little Saint Simons the naturalists get asked a lot of questions, which is great because that’s our job! With all the questions we get we do tend to get some overlap from time to

Posted by: Nate Ramey

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Marsh Grass: Spartina alterniflora
Marsh Grass: Spartina alterniflora

Marsh Grass: Spartina alterniflora

       Spartina alterniflora is in full bloom here along the Georgia coast. But don’t let the common name fool you, marsh grass or smooth cord grass is not like

Posted by: John Cassell

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The Virtue of Vultures
The Virtue of Vultures

The Virtue of Vultures

       Story by Rock Delliquanti : Photos by Phil Murdaco (@phillipmurdaco on Instagram)    

Posted by: Rock Delliquanti

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Microplastics;Macro Problem
Microplastics;Macro Problem

Microplastics;Macro Problem

  A three-part exploration into one of the world’s smallest oceanic pollutants with some of the largest adverse global consequences. This series seeks

Posted by: Emily Engle

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