The number of fish, both in schools and around the rocks, at Red Reef Park have been really impressive this summer. Here's some videos that show the water conditions we've been experiencing in Boca Raton in the last couple weeks. Don't pay attention to the...

A recent article was shared across dozens of science websites. It stated 75% of flying insects are gone[1]. They've disappeared. I was never a big fan of flying insects. They seemed to have a special need to bite me in particular, compared to other people. I've been bitten and stung more times than I like. I have to admit there's a certain part of me that feels this should be celebrated in a way. But it's really bad news. It's bad news for the bugs, the plants that depend on them for pollination and of course, the birds who ate them. I say "ate" in past tense, because, if you haven't noticed, certain bird populations are gone too.

Have you seen these little guys, running all over Boca Raton Now: Curley Tail Lizards. Their little curley tails might be cute, but they're not a native species. This means they're competing with and eating the animals that actually belong here. Should you do something about them?

In front of Red Reef Park, only a few steps into the ocean, there used to be a magnificent reef. It's not there at all now, at least not where you can see it. This reef was very beautiful, had so much life growing on it and swimming around it, it was one of the most stunning places to snorkle. But it's all dead and buried now.