Gardening, Nature & Outdoors Books for the Holidays

For nature lovers, outdoor adventurers, and gardeners, the books below will make the perfect gift. A Step-by-Step Guide to a Florida Native Yard By Ginny Stibolt and Marjorie Shropshire Healing Plants Medicine of the Florida Seminole Indians By Alice Micco Snow and Susan Enns Stans Vegetable Gardening in Florida By James M. Stephens Bats of … Continue reading Gardening, Nature & Outdoors Books for the Holidays

Fire Ecology of Florida and the Southeastern Coastal Plain

"A thorough, current, and strongly focused summary of fire ecology and management in the southeastern U.S., sure to foster discussion and more thoughtful application of fire to this region's diverse, pyrogenic landscapes."—Eric Menges, senior research biologist, Archbold Biological Station "An engaging read. Noss weaves history, his own relationship to Florida's fire-prone landscape, and current science … Continue reading Fire Ecology of Florida and the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Behind the Scenes Collecting Florida’s Fishes

Fishes in the Fresh Waters of Florida: An Identification Guide and Atlas By Robert H. Robins, Lawrence M. Page, James D. Williams, Zachary S. Randall, and Griffin E. Sheehy This new book is an essential identification guide to the 222 species of fishes in Florida’s fresh waters. Presenting each species with color photographs, key characteristics … Continue reading Behind the Scenes Collecting Florida’s Fishes

Florida Native Plant Society 2018

Last weekend, we traveled to Miami for the annual Florida Native Plant Society conference. We brought some of our new and best selling gardening and nature books with us, and we had a great time meeting everyone who visited us at our tables. Here are some of the books we brought to the conference: A … Continue reading Florida Native Plant Society 2018

Fishes in the Fresh Waters of Florida

"A much-needed, comprehensive treatment of fishes inhabiting the fresh waters of Florida for the enthusiast and professional alike.”—Joseph M. Quattro, coauthor of Freshwater Fishes of South Carolina “Excellent. Of particular value are the myriad of species identification tools provided. An important contribution to our understanding of North American fish diversity.”—Rebecca Blanton Johansen, Austin Peay State University … Continue reading Fishes in the Fresh Waters of Florida

How Meteorologists Work for Good in Bad Weather

Written by Jennifer M. Collins and Charles H. Paxton, coauthors (with Robert V. Rohli) of Florida Weather and Climate: More Than Just Sunshine.   When we think about what makes good and bad weather, we both have different initial thoughts. Charles thinks over his career as a National Weather Service meteorologist and how excited he … Continue reading How Meteorologists Work for Good in Bad Weather