Reviving the Picayune Strand

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The journey…and often battle…under way to restore the Everglades has seen one of its first victories. This was a historic moment and we were very proud to be there to see a positive move forward in the restoration of the Everglades ecosystem. Based on the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), the US Army Corp of Engineers and South Florida Water… Read More

Another Great Day in the Swamp

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Clyde leading Superintendent of Big Cypress National Preserve, Pedro Ramos and Jill Willson of Big Cypress National Preserve, along with Eric & Linda Buermann, Chairman of the Board for SFWMD joined us on a swamp walk. If it had been any colder, I think we could have ice skated across the swamp! That water was the coldest I have ever… Read More

New Year Swamp Walk 2010

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Norm, Clyde, Warren, Phyllis, Terry, Jeanne Greg, Donna, Don, Diane Sandra and Jeff Every New Years Day we try to start the year off right by having a swamp walk with a few friends. This year it was a very cold walk, but as we became aware of the beauty we forgot the cold. Heading into the swamp Orchid Jeanne… Read More

Merry Christmas – 2009

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We wish you a loving Christmas and in celebrating the birth of Christ, we pray that we all go forward into the New Year with the message of loving one another, forgiving each other and embracing this beautiful world in which we live. and a joyous Christmas day to you all from Big Cypress Gallery… and a peaceful New Year’s… Read More

Santa’s Elves…

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We had an incredible response to Clyde’s new book… sold over 1000 before Christmas! It may take several months for Clyde signature hand to recuperate! Clyde signing calendars for the Christmas rush…we sold out of calendars before Christmas. Many folks were disappointed that they weren’t able to get their favorite yearly calendar. HOWEVER…we are now putting together our 2011 calendar… Read More

Workshop Disney Wilderness Preserve

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Kodak, Disney and the Disney Wilderness Preserve joined together in a photo competition with the winners getting a free trip to the Animal Kingdom and all kinds of of tips from various expert photographers. Clyde was invited to be a part of that experience. His workshop took place early one morning at the Disney Wilderness Preserve. Disney provided us with… Read More

Visit to the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast

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The Gulf Coast Foundation is a private, nonprofit land trust that works with land owners and regional government to protect and preserve the bays, beaches and barrier islands that define the character and ecology of our region. It is an amazing organization that has, in the few years it has existed, saved major portions of land, helped in conservation easements,… Read More

Niki at Blue Springs State Park

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BLUE SPRINGS STATE PARK Ellen Peterson, Sandra Friend, Brenda Anderson and Niki Every year we try to find time to get together and do a girls kayak trip somewhere in Florida. Brenda is an experienced kayaker and has chosen some wonderful locations. Blue Springs State Park was another gem that we all got to experience together. The Park is located… Read More