Category Archives: Wildlife
Normally Wildlife Drive in Ding Darling is closed on Fridays. But tomorrow it will be open to bikers and walkers as part of the Ding Darling Days activities. Great opportunity for birding animal viewing without all the vehicular traffic.
Celebrate the week at Ding Darling. Here are some of the puppets from the show this past weekend.
Best Birdwatching – USA TODAY’s poll You can usually vote every day. Please post on FB, Twitter, Email. Vote link below. Sanibel currently #4. Need your help. 🙂 Spread the word! http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-birdwatching/
There’s a new permanent exhibit opening soon at Ding Darling Wildlife Preserve called Saving Sea Turtles. It will be an interactive exhibit located in the Visitor’s Center with the grand unveiling happening August 29th. Stop on by and check it out!
Paintings on palm fronds, jewelry from recycled soda cans, a sculpture from a reclaimed tree stump, pillows from cloth scraps, bowls of recycled paper and fabric, abstract wall hangings from re-purposed gadgets, and magnificent sculptures from old bicycle tires: Upcycle! … Continue reading
There are some new programs that started in January at the Refuge. The plan is to run them through the end of April. The programs are free. They start at 8:30 and last anywhere from a half hour to two … Continue reading
All the cold weather up north has brought down lots of birds. If you haven’t been through Ding Darling recently, you should go. Bird-watching is at it’s best right now.
The snow birds are returning!
The Ding Darling National Wildlife Preserve has a new video. The project was made possible by a marketing grant from BP-Amoco. It and a shorter, 30-second version will be broadcast in the off-season via in-room hotel networks and Comcast media buys. … Continue reading