Crocodiles, tortoises, and birds, oh my!

Crocodiles, tortoises and owls, oh my!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to Dave and Janet for sending their presentations from the recent Bahamas
Natural History Conference.  Really two talks in one, focusing on past and present
natural history.  More detail on the information in the first part of the talk here.
After the […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:04:08-05:00 April 5th, 2013|Categories: Birds, Blue Holes, Caves, Food, Fossils, Geology, herpetology|Comments Off on Crocodiles, tortoises, and birds, oh my!

Three Abaco Parks Proposals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did some video this week with Loggerhead Productions generating more
information on the three new proposed Abaco conservation areas: South
Abaco Blue Holes Conservation AreaEast Abaco Creeks National Park Proposal,
and Cross Harbour Conservation Area (a summary of all three here).  All three
are examples of “bottom up” […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:04:34-05:00 November 21st, 2012|Categories: Beaches, Blue Holes, Caves, Current Events, Education, Enforcement, Mangroves and Creeks, marine protected areas, Policy, Regulations|Comments Off on Three Abaco Parks Proposals

An Overview of Bahamas Natural Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I came across this link over the weekend, a veritable encyclopedia
of Bahamian natural resources
.   Although entitled a “plan”, really more
of an overview of the most important habitat types and organisms in the
country.  Not a lot of extensive detail on any one of them, but a nice
starting point for […]

Show your support for the East Abaco Creeks Proposed National Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In 2010 a proposal was submitted to protect the Snake Cay Creeks, Bight of Old Robinson and Cherokee Sound. Help celebrate Earth Day and indicate your support for these areas, by emailing or faxing the following persons on April 23rd to request that these areas be put aside as a national […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:05:11-05:00 April 19th, 2012|Categories: Blue Holes, Caves, Conch, Coral, Current Events, Fish, lobster, Mangroves and Creeks, marine protected areas, Policy, seagrass|Comments Off on Show your support for the East Abaco Creeks Proposed National Park

Article of the Week: Tidal pumping of water between Bahamian blue holes, aquifers, and the ocean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A recent paper on the hydrology and tidal activity in blue holes.  After the
jump, a quick summary from lead author Jon Martin.  Thanks Jon!

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By | 2017-12-01T14:05:12-05:00 April 14th, 2012|Categories: Blue Holes, Caves, Geology, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Article of the Week: Tidal pumping of water between Bahamian blue holes, aquifers, and the ocean