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This Week in St Augustine October 14 2013

    October 14, 2013 Monday – Sunday : October 14 – 20 Flavors of Florida’s Historic Coast – More than 20 outstanding restaurants offer “Chef’s Choice” prix fixe (fixed price) three-course dining showcasing their chef’s talents and the rich culinary heritage of Florida’s Historic Coast. Intriguing lodging options and enticing cultural events combined with this special dining program make October […]

Clapper Rail

  by Zach McKenna Have you ever been out on the water floating by a salt marsh estuary and hear a distinct clapping noise coming from in between the stems of cord grass? Once you hear this sound, you’ll always be able to identify it as the Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris).  This salt-water marsh hen […]

August 5th 2013, This Week in St Augustine

         August 5, 2013 Monday – Sunday: August 5 – 11 Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit – FINAL WEEK – An exhibition featuring dozens of Picasso originals, including many that have never been seen previously in the United States. Both famous and rare, these pieces were produced in different styles, techniques and media; providing unique insights into one of Picasso’s main […]

Salt Marsh Kayak Tour

  Date: Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Saturday 20 times . Wed, 07/10/2013 – 10:00am to 12:00pm Sat, 07/13/2013 – 10:00am to 12:00pm Wed, 07/17/2013 – 10:00am to 12:00pm Sat, 07/20/2013 – 10:00am to 12:00pm Venue or organization: St. Augustine Eco Tours Join the professional and personable Kayak Guides of St. Augustine Eco Tours for a 2-hour paddle through the beautiful waters of St. Augustine. […]

The Bald Eagle

The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) has been the National Emblem since 1782. Here in Florida, we are lucky to support the highest number of breeding pairs in the lower 48 states. However it hasn’t always been this way. In 1973 there were only 88 breeding pairs and they continued to remain on the Endangered Species […]

Big Week in St Augustine

           July 2, 2013 Tuesday – Sunday: July 2 – 7 Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit – An exhibition featuring dozens of Picasso originals, including many that have never been seen previously in the United States. Both famous and rare, these pieces were produced in different styles, techniques and media; providing unique insights into one of Picasso’s main themes: bullfighting.  The […]

The Birds of St. Augustine, Florida

  The Birds of St. Augustine, Florida By Trish Elliot Florida abounds with gorgeous, exotic birds, boasting of over 500 species, and is one of the most famous birdwatching destinations in the world. Some of the best sightings in Florida can be found in the St. Augustine area.   St. Augustine Ecotours have informative and […]

Ecotours and Alligators

  Ecotours and Alligators By Trish Elliot   Zach McKenna, the owner and operator of St. Augustine Ecotours.com, strives to both support and expand the natural experience of witnessing nature.   Zach grew up in the marshes of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and worked as a naturalist and guide as a young man, which fueled […]

The Snowy Egret and Great Egret of Florida

  The Snowy Egret and Great Egret of Florida By Trish Elliot Florida abounds with gorgeous, exotic birds, boasting of over 500 species, and is one of the most famous birdwatching destinations in the world. Some of the best sightings in Florida can be found in the St. Augustine area.   St. Augustine Ecotours have […]

Happening in St Augustine

      Corrections to Thursday, June 27 Listings – June 24, 2013 Monday – Sunday: June 24 – 30 Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit – An exhibition featuring dozens of Picasso originals, including many that have never been seen previously in the United States. Both famous and rare, these pieces were produced in different styles, techniques and media; providing unique […]