When you visit the CREW lands you’ll come across invasive plant species, and whether you’re aware of them or not, they’re there! Some invasive species are beautiful, like the caesar weed, and you might find yourself wondering why the land managers have it out for them. What could a few plants possibly do to impact the broader ecosystem?
Walk the seasonally wet trails of CREW for an education in watersheds! Join our education coordinator, Julie Motkowicz on any of the four upcoming Wet Walks – each at a different trail location.
Every one of us has many teachers throughout our lives, some traditional while others guide in more subtle ways. Learning is something …
You know the gopher tortoise, but do you know it’s roommate?
CREW visitors are often lucky enough to see BCFSs throughout the CREW trails because these squirrels prefer a habitat mosaic, like the one preserved within the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed, including pine flatwoods, cypress swamps, and hardwood hammocks.
Sandhill cranes stay with one mate for the duration of their lives.
Read about the fascinating life of the eastern spotted skunk (Spilogale putorius ambarralis) and all its various distinctions!
Fall-back time change means nocturnal and crepuscular animals are more active around your evening drive.
How to bird at CREW!
Here in southwest Florida we have the luxury of enjoying wildflowers year-round. October is a good time to bask in the colors and elegant shapes of all kinds of wildflowers.