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Saltus Island

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.    Saltus Island comprises 3.19 acres in Soncy Bay, a body of water in Hamilton Harbour. The island is impressive not only for its historic connections but also for a contemporary Bermuda National Trust project to raise environmental awareness in students by introducing native and endemic plants to the property. Saltus Island originally belonged…


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Field Notes: Allspice

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the August 1953 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.   A small slender evergreen tree dominating the hillsides in Warwick is the Allspice…


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Wildlife 101: Spiny Lobster with Dr. Tammy Warren

Now that Lobster Season is upon us, it's important to learn about these interesting creatures and what we can do to support their population so that we can enjoy them for years to come. Dr. Tammy Warren of the Bermuda…


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Bermuda Beasts: Sea Cucumber

Sometimes referred to as a sea pudding, these marine animals have more to them than meets the eye: here are 7 facts about them you probably don't already know.  1. Sea cucumbers are crucial to the marine food web. They…


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Field Notes: Pampas Grass

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the November 1954 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.   Pampas Grass is a particularly good ornamental plant and is found in many gardens…

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Monarch Butterflies in Bermuda 

Among the most beautiful – and recognizable –species of butterfly, is the brilliantly-colored Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus. Deep orange with black borders and veins and white spots along the edges of their large wings, they were first reported in Bermuda…