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Three Wonderful Winter Walks

Fort Scaur ParkForts still have their uses - for walks and picnics rather than for shooting canons or guns on disappearing carriages. Because they were built to protect the island from enemies, they sit atop hills and therefore have amazing panoramic views. Fort Scaur in Somerset, Sandys Parish, is no exception and is an excellent starting point for an interesting walk. You'll find it at the top of Scaur Hill off Somerset Road, just a few minutes west of Somerset…


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The Gift That Lasts Forever: Devonshire Marsh Nature Reserves

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in our Fall 2006 issue. It appears here as it did originally.    What could be sweeter than giving a present to your country and countrymen by wrapping up a…


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Field Notes: Bougainvillea

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the September 1953 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  The Bougainvillea is regarded as the finest of the flowering climbing plants of the…


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Bermuda Beasts: 7 Facts About The Green Heron

Where can you spot them? Green herons are a coastal bird, distributed throughout the island. You can spot them most easily within mangrove forests, or hunting on the edges of isolated islands. The green heron is one of two nesting…


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Ocean Day Overview: Overfishing, Conservation, and Sustainability

https://yourbassguy.com/best/fishing-drone/A global look at the most critical issue facing our oceans today. As with many other aspects of government policy, overfishing and other fishing-related environmental issues are a real problem, but it’s not clear that government intervention is the solution.…

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How Teddy Tucker Led a Team of National Geographic Photographers through the Sargasso Sea

A media embargo has finally lifted from a group of highly skilled Bermudian and overseas naturalists who set out to document the golden rain forest of the Sargasso Sea. In a series of summer expeditions between 2011 and 2014, National…