The St. Johns River is an estuary. The classic definition of an estuary is a semi-enclosed body of water, open to the ocean but diluted with fresh water. The lower basin of the St. Johns River fits that description precisely. …Read More »
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A Jacksonville-based technology company executive says his firm’s mission is to put space to work for everyone.
“We’re aimed at making tangible products that make peoples’ lives better,” Made In Space Vice President of Advanced Programs and Concepts Justin Kugler …Read More »
We live in a rhythmic world and hardly realize it. Usually when we think of rhythm, we think of music and the beat of the drums and bass as they set the tempo for the melody. But nature has its …Read More »
Boring is not a description normally associated with river or ocean life — at least not if the definition used means dull and uninteresting. But boring is the topic for this column — not in the unexciting way but in …Read More »
Water, water, everywhere and no place for it to go. When will the water level in the St. Johns River return to normal?
That seems to be a recurring question that I am getting more and more frequently. Normal is …Read More »
Biology professor John Enz tracking bees and tortoises in effort to understand, protect at-risk species
As the endangered species list continues to grow, Dr. John Enz has made it his mission to observe why certain animal populations are declining in various parts of the United States.
Enz’s current research projects focus on the rusty patched …Read More »
Giant squid are not something you are likely to find in the St. Johns River, but these mystical creatures have fascinated me for a long time.
They were first introduced to me in my first general zoology course as a …Read More »