Spider crab

About the Spider Crab, Florida Indian River Location

I don’t remember ever coming across a Spider Crab in my trips to the ocean or river (saltwater). I think I would have remembered this big, ugly thing. While boating the other day, we pulled up to a quiet spot so I could get out and explore the shallows. This is my favorite thing to […]

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pelican standing on post

Indian River Boating Photos From Ponce Inlet

We seldom make the trip up to Ponce Inlet in our boat but the other day (this past summer- 2019) we did. Our usual boating area is farther south around Edgewater and Oak Hill. My son dislikes the trip north as it is slow going with mostly minimum wake zones. A Trip North on the […]

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Mangroves Are Homes to The Shell-makers and Shell Thieves

The shell-makers are the mollusks, or sea snails, which begin life as tiny creatures who will make stunning and intricate homes we call shells. The shell thieves are the hermit crabs who take over the shells once the mollusk has died and left it empty. Let’s be clear, they have to steal these shells to […]

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aerial view of Edgewater, Florida

Aerial Photos of the Edgewater Florida Area

A friend of ours is a pilot. He happened to be out flying the other day while my son and I were boating. Although he never found us out on the river, he did share these photos with my son and I. It’s always fun to see a place you recognize from the air! In […]

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