By Dr. Don Capener
The short answer is yes.
Though not as much as you might assume. According to MarketWatch writer Jillian Berman, there isn’t as much evidence readily available to back up what we already know is true. …Read More »
While we have not set any records for hottest days this summer, at least not yet, it sure seems like we have had a very long spell of days with temperatures over 90 degrees. The …Read More »
Originating in Sweden in 2016, and now a global fitness trend, plogging is one part “jogging” and one part garbage “picking.” It comes with all the health benefits of jogging while at the same time cleaning …Read More »
The connection between what happens on the upland and the resultant water quality of a river or lake is very complex.
Some people don’t seem to understand the connection between what happens on their lawns, streets and homes and water …Read More »
What a year it has been. Back-to-back hurricanes in 2016 and 2017 leave us hoping for a quiet and uneventful 2018 — at least as far as meteorological events go. But if the past is any indication of the future, …Read More »
The impact Hurricane Irma had on the St. Johns River continues to amaze me. As a marine scientist, I understand the how and why, but the sheer magnitude is still sinking in. The size of Irma and the amount of …Read More »
As has been pointed out several times in this column, the St. Johns River is a unique river in the way it behaves and in its ecology. The fact that it is so flat, with only about a 30-foot fall …Read More »
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey that wreaked havoc on Houston, the question was often asked: Could it happen here? The answer was pretty straightforward: “Yes, it is not a matter of if, but when. Remember Matthew?”
Little did we …Read More »
Like most of you, I spent a lot of time Aug. 21 staring up at the sun with a very dark pair of glasses, completely mesmerized by what I was seeing. The sight was fascinating and sort of eerie at …Read More »
The St. Johns River is picturesque, flowing gently though Jacksonville. We look at and admire the beauty and tranquility of the water while enjoying the peaceful and calming effect.
What we see on the surface doesn’t tell the whole story. …Read More »