Category Archives: Conservation & Restoration

Brandt Henningsen: Restoring our Natural Legacy

Profile: By Mary Kelley Hoppe The quiet mangrove coves and lush marshes rimming Cockroach Bay Preserve near Ruskin in southern Hillsborough County give no hint of the decades-long transformation there. Lands once used for farming ...

Marvelous Mud

Story and illustration by Sigrid Tidmore “Ewwww!” “Yuck — it’s icky, squishy and smelly!” “Cool. Can we take off our shoes and play in it?” These are the typical comments I get the first time I take kids out to the estuarine mud f...