Sunday, December 30, 2007

Dunedin, Florida: Lake Paloma Eagle Scout Wildlife Project Pt VIII

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Dunedin, Florida: Lake Paloma Eagle Scout Wildlife Project Pt VIII Welcome to Turtle Island! No, probably not a fair name, and certainly not democratically selected, but I like it. As I approached the edge of Lake Paloma today, I counted at least 8 turtles sunning themselves. Not bad. In addition, I have seen as many as 4 long legged wading birds out there at one time. Cool. The turtles seem to be of maybe three species that I can see. I think there are Snappers, Eastern Sliders (or something like them), and Soft Shelled. Some of them are BIG!

I promised to list the sponsors of Jim Garrison's Eagle Project, so here we go, in no particular order: Angelo's Pizza, Vision Ace, Signs Now, Collman-Karsky, Joseph E. Garrison CPA, Thornton Donoghue & Assoc., Eddie's Bar & Grill, Danny's Food & Spirits, Sweetbay Supermarket, Einstein Brothers Bagels, and of course, The City of Dunedin. I applaud their involvement in this very worthwhile project. Bravo.

It seemed like one picture just wasn't enough today, so here is a second, from a different angle. It seems like these photos just don't do it justice, so look for more pictures of Turtle Island at some point in the future.
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Dunedin, Florida: Lake Paloma Eagle Scout Wildlife Project Pt VIII-b
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6 comments:

  1. Wow, very cool. A great project.

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  2. I love these images. What an amazing group of critters. Great stuff!

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  3. and another great series ! what i love mostly about your posts is that you give a lot of info , a lot of details ,i feel like beeing there . always a lot of fun visiting your blog and thank you for the past 2 months .

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  4. Interesting shots. It looks like a fun and educational environment.

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  5. how nice to list all the sponsors...I hope everyone supports them for their support of Scouting.....

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  6. And there they are! That's a wonderful photo and you built up to it, making me long to see those turtles. I told you I'd be back.

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