Mr. King
Mr. King

Mr. King

If you’ve stayed over at the lodge chances are you have heard of Mr. King, our resident, adult eastern kingsnake. He is a captive animal that we use to educate people on the benefits of

Posted by: John Cassell

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The Life of a Naturalist
The Life of a Naturalist

The Life of a Naturalist

Header photo - Ben Galland Little St. Simons Island is well known for its beautiful beach, pristine forests, and spectacular wildlife. Many come to visit, but few get to stay. I am one of

Posted by: Katy Hosokawa

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The Ballad of the Butterbutt
The Ballad of the Butterbutt

The Ballad of the Butterbutt

  *photo above - Ryan Schain The Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) is a mid-sized warbler that overwinters here on Little St Simons Island. From October until May,

Posted by: Rock Delliquanti

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A Late-Winter Walk through Middle Woods
A Late-Winter Walk through Middle Woods

A Late-Winter Walk through Middle Woods

The word “winter” conveys a seasonal mood contrary to the reality of the stroll we took earlier this week. Three guests, a couple from Virginia and a returning guest and friend from

Posted by: Cohen Carpenter

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Youth Leadership for the Natural World
Youth Leadership for the Natural World

Youth Leadership for the Natural World

Hannah Bonvechio, a young leader in marine conservation, enters her 7th year of raising money for marine research and education programs. Hannah developed a passion for marine conservation

Posted by: Cohen Carpenter

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American Holly
American Holly

American Holly

American Holly (Ilex opaca) is an evergreen shrub and tree that grows 10-20 meters tall from Massachusetts to Florida, west to Texas. Holly leaves are a glossy green and range 5-7.5 cm long and 2-4

Posted by: Naturalist Team

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