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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Sea Turtles: A Reason for Shell-abration Pt. 2
Sea Turtles: A Reason for Shell-abration Pt. 2

Sea Turtles: A Reason for Shell-abration Pt. 2

    above:  A “lost years” hatchling blown in by Tropical Storm Hermine 2016           Well, more

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The Hitchhiking Anemone
The Hitchhiking Anemone

The Hitchhiking Anemone

A popular summer activity is seine netting at the beach. A seine net is basically one that hangs vertically in the water, and the bottom has weights to drag it along the sandy seafloor. Sometimes

Posted by: John Cassell

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