Prescribed Fire
Prescribed Fire

Prescribed Fire

If you’ve visited LSSI during October, you’ve seen dune ridges swaying with pink-flowered Muhly Grass (Gulf Hairawn Muhly Grass, Muhlenbergia sericea). Not only is this grass

Posted by: Kate Tweedy

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An Ode to the Odonates
An Ode to the Odonates

An Ode to the Odonates

     Spring has sprung here on Little St. Simons Island and that means flowers are in bloom and birds are undergoing their incredible migrations. However, it also

Posted by: Rock Delliquanti

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Shorebird Nesting Updates
Shorebird Nesting Updates

Shorebird Nesting Updates

     March marks the beginning of shorebird nesting season, and our first American Oystercatcher nests have been found! American Oystercatchers (Haematopus palliatus) are a

Posted by: Kate Tweedy

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BirdCast: Birding in The Age of Technology
BirdCast: Birding in The Age of Technology

BirdCast: Birding in The Age of Technology

  For millions of years birds have transited the globe in search of resources, climate, and other ideal conditions to fulfill their life histories. As of yet, they are not

Posted by: Cohen Carpenter

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Pesto alla LSSI
Pesto alla LSSI

Pesto alla LSSI

The return of the hummingbirds, the emergence of new live oak shoots, and the warming days signify spring at LSSI. This is also a

Posted by: Matt Lerish

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A Lucky Horsehoe (Crab)
A Lucky Horsehoe (Crab)

A Lucky Horsehoe (Crab)

Everyone needs a little luck in life from time to time. This is especially true for a curious critter found here in the tidal waters of the island. This odd creature has an

Posted by: Nate Ramey

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