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Whelk’s Lay Eggs!

This photo of a channel Whelk “laying eggs” was captured over the weekend reminding us that this is the time of year when Mother Nature is out “making hay while the sun shines”. It also brings home the truth of “Summertime and the living is easy”. There is just so much new life all around…

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May 31, 2013

Bald Eagle Spotting…

We often visit the same destinations multiple times a day, month or even once per year- only to wait for the oppertune moment that makes the venture there and back worthwhile. In this instance, Captain Robert Hopkins gave his account from a trip earlier this week. The bald eagle spotting was not only worth writing…

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April 30, 2013

What is a Makaira nigricans?

Atlantic Blue Marlin Larva- Click here! Atlantic blue marlin larva (Makaira nigricans) In one spawning, the female blue marlin may release up to 7 million eggs, each approximately 1mm in diameter. The planktonic young may drift in the pelagic zone and may grow as much as to 1.6cm in a day. Photo: © Cedric Guigand

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April 8, 2013

Mother Natures Blustery Beauty

Spring’s Slow awakening, written by Robert Hopkins I had 2 trips this week that went out in some rainy and windy weather.. leaving me nervous for their outcome, however pleasantly surprised! We tried to call and see if people wanted to cancel or reschedule but a few were intent on this being their only chance…

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April 8, 2013

Hope On Goat!

We are so excited for tomorrow’s Hope On Goat- and cannot wait to report back with videos and pictures from the day’s festivities for those who are not able to attend! Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow! -The Barrier Island Eco Tours Team

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March 29, 2013

“The Greening Grass is Quietly Announcing Springs Arrival…”

It has been very windy lately…But remember, March is the month that Mother Nature hosts “speed dating” for plants and wind is THE important part of that. Let’s just enjoy as March goes “out like a lamb”. A great place to enjoy all that is going on with the seasons change is out in the…

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March 28, 2013

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