What Are Hellbenders? Let’s Find Out!

Life on Earth is amazingly weird and cool. It’s countless species interacting with their surroundings. Fighting to survive and reproduce. Today, let’s take a closer look at one of the spookiest creatures out there: the Eastern Hellbender. Despite the weird name, hellbenders are rad. The hellbender is a primordial-looking salamander. It can be found throughout […]

a hellbender in a stream

Did You Know? 7 Facts About The Everglades National Park

Today, we’re going to explore one of the most fascinating and unique places in the world: The Everglades. This national park in South Florida is home to a wide variety of plant and animal species that are found nowhere else on earth. Here are seven fascinating facts about the Everglades that you probably didn’t know. […]

an aerial view of the everglades

7 Facts You Didn’t Know About The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is a unique natural wonder in Southeastern Georgia. The Okefenokee Swamp is a 438,000-acre wetland. It straddles the Georgia–Florida line. It’s considered the headwaters of the Suwannee and St. Marys Rivers. The Fish and Wildlife Service owns and runs the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. They partner with third parties, like […]

a sundew carnivorous plant

8 Beautiful Woodpeckers Of The Southeastern US

When you think of the beauty of nature in the Southeastern United States, do you think of woodpeckers? You can find woodpeckers throughout the region. From the red-headed woodpecker to the giant pileated woodpeckers. These interesting birds have a lot to offer any outdoors enthusiast or birdwatcher. Let’s discover why woodpeckers are such an important […]

downy woodpecker

At Risk and Endangered Trees in the South and How You Can Help

Trees and people share some things in common. We both have necks, veins, and we both get sick. Just as people can get sick with illnesses like malaria, chicken pox, or COVID-19, the world’s tree species can get sick with a list of diseases of their own. It probably never even occurred to you (or […]

dying park peeling off a tree