Local Habitat

Ever take a stroll around town and try to observe the different types of flora and fauna around, right in your own neighborhood? Sometimes it’s easy to shrink behind computers and lose sight of the brilliance, diversity, and natural beauty that is nearly bursting a the seems of the indoor world. From various types of grasses, weeds, and shrubs, to great, powerful trees and mighty wind, nature is all around us, displaying her majesty, if we take a moment to look. Just look at the colors and textures we found sprouting up in just a short, 5-minute walk down a Gainesville, Florida street. Astounding, isn’t it?

This memorial day weekend, get outside and explore the natural treasures around your home!

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No comments, Elise Anderson, May 28, 2016

Bookended by Nature

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What better way to keep your desktop organized than with a reminder of the wildlife and nature outside? Wildlife Wonders offers a broad collection of artful, carefully crafted, nature-inspired bookends that make great gifts for the animal lover. From brass elephants to silver-plated lion heads, your books will be in good company. See more wildlife decor here: http://bit.ly/1TB4Nka

 

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No comments, Elise Anderson, May 12, 2016

Take a Hike!

 

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When was the last time you got out of the house or office for the sole purpose of walking around and enjoying nature? Here in Florida, it’s easy to see a wide variety of shades of green within a mere few feet.  The diversity of flora and fauna is one of the things that makes Florida so remarkable.

 

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These images of plants and animals were taken in and around Gainesville, Florida by a member of our staff. Wild and wonderful, aren’t they? Can you identify any of the plants shown?  

 

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No comments, Elise Anderson, May 12, 2016

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"We need the tonic of wildness...At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.”
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