Category Archives: Fish & Wildlife

You Can Help Save the Frogs

By Avalon Theisen When you think of a frog, what comes to mind? Slimy? Hopping? Fly-eating? Green? Well, those things may describe some frogs, but did you know that frogs represent so much more? In fact, frogs represent the health...

Perils of Plastic

By Sigrid Tidmore When our nonprofit organization, Community Stepping Stones, won a Tampa Bay Estuary Program mini-grant 18 months ago, we embarked upon an adventure that has literally changed our lives. Our students participate i...

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...