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4 of the Best Dog Walks in Bermuda

Bermuda is a small island and many of us may find ourselves without any new places to explore. Worse still, even our dogs seem to be growing tired of walking the same routes and sniffing the same smells. With only 21 square miles it’s no wonder that many of us come down with “Rock Fever.” However, Bermuda’s small size doesn’t prevent the abundance of different habitats - for every mood - from wet marshes to coastal paths, and there are…


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6 Ways Bermuda Led the World in Conservation

Bermuda has a long history of robust conservation measures – in fact, Bermuda introduced some of the earliest conservation legislation in the world. Without some of these initiatives, Bermuda’s natural environment might have looked drastically different than it does today.…


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Field Notes: The India-Rubber Tree

Of the introduced trees, which have found Bermuda to be an ideal environment, the India-rubber tree is undoubtedly the most conspicuous and probably commands more attention than most of the others. The gigantic limbs, the large leaves and the amazing…


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Seasonal Ingredient: Nasturtiums

These easy-to-grow, vibrant blooms make a wonderful addition to any mixed salad and may also be used as a colourful garnish on a variety of meals. Their slightly sweet and mildly spicy flavour is the perfect complement to many cooked…


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Bermuda Beasts: Wolf Spider

Usually brown, grey or tan with dark markings, the wolf spider, while common in Bermuda, evokes shudders from those who have encountered one indoors. Here are 6 facts about the wolf spider you probably don't already know. 1. Ever wonder…

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Field Notes: Amaryllis

The name Amaryllis is a popular term given to several genera such as Hippeastrum, Zephyranthes, Sprekelia and Amaryllis, all of which are well-known ornamental garden plants. In Bermuda, the plants referred to as Amaryllis are mostly hybrids of the Hippeastrum.…