Author: Greg Simpson

A woman views the planet Venus through Greg Simpson's 11-inch telescope in Gulfport earlier this year, during that city's  monthly "Art Walks." Greg says he sets up his telescope there to share the beauty of the night sky twice a month, weather permitting. Photo by Greg...

This past weekend Morris Bridge Park Trails were just bursting with yellows & greens as wildflowers popped up beyond the Cypress knees. Jenna Biggs says "I feel so lucky to able to go out on my weekends and discover something beautiful in nature within an...

A mother Great Blue Heron raises her chick at Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland.  This statuesque heron is our largest wading bird and lives in the Tampa Bay region year-round. Great blue parents build their sturdy nests in trees overlooking wetlands or waterways, and feed...

The Newman Branch Creek Paddling Trail is one of many meandering blueways in Tampa Bay that encourage paddlers to explore the backwaters of the bay. The trail was created and marked as part of a wetlands restoration project that also includes hiking trails and a...

My name is Olivia (14) and along with my brother Carter (15.5) we recently launched a global One Less Straw Pledge Campaign where we ask people around the world to sign a pledge stating they promise not to use a single use plastic straw for...