American Alligators – the wilder the better

American Alligators – the wilder the better

Let’s discuss alligators for a minute. At least once a week we get the“Is it safe to kayak next to alligators?” or “Will the alligators jump into my canoe” question. Usually the question is accompanied by an apology or embarrassment, “Please don’t laugh at...

Great Egret Fly Away

The other day we were on our swamp tour with a group and I had the camera out.  We came around a corner and BAM a Great Egret is sitting on the bank. I turn on the camera and started taking pictures.  It looked to be stalking something to eat because it was leaning...

Ospreys nesting on tour route

Our Small Group Canoe and Kayak Swamp Tour route has gained a new attraction. Our resident Ospreys have built themselves a new nest just overhead on our main tour route.  For those who are not familiar with Ospreys they are hawks with a wing span close to 6 feet...