Category Archives: Education

Jan Platt: The Young Girl and the Sea

By Sigrid Tidmore When Jan Kaminis Platt was born in 1936, she already had sand in her shoes and salt water in her veins. She came by these traits honestly, having a Norwegian whaler for a great-grandfather, a Greek grandfather st...

“Illegal Weed” Causes Ecological Damage

Nope, we’re not talking about the weed on the ballot later this year – we’re talking about weeds, leaves and lawn clippings that become illegal when they’re swept or blown into storm drains. “Storm drains in Florida aren’t connect...