The Hernandez Trail

The Hernandez Trail

The Ais Indians were some of the first inhabitants of Brevard County.  They were here when the Europeans began to explore Florida in the 16th century. Ponce de León stopped in Ais territory in 1513. The Ais stayed in this area because of the warm climate and the...
Cogon Grass

Cogon Grass

Cogon Grass Cogon Grass is a tall grass that is highly invasive. It is a bright almost Chartreuse green. The back of the stalks is rough, kind of like Velcro. The rib is off center. Lawnmowers spread it to other areas. The roots grow very deep and spread. There are...
Sunset in the Hollows

Sunset in the Hollows

Sunset in the Hollows Hundred Acre Hollows will be open for an evening walk on the first and third Sundays in July: July 2nd and July 16th. Wear sneakers and bug spray and don’t forget a bottle of water. Bring a...
What is Sustainability?

What is Sustainability?

According to the concept of Sustainability, people need to make sure they don’t use up the earth and its resources, taking them from future generations. In September 2015, all 193 nations in the United Nations adopted 17 ambitious goals for the world to reach by 2030....
Rabbits

Rabbits

The Eastern Cottontail rabbit is common in Florida. It is grayish brown with a white tail. It is about 14 to 17 inches long, weighing about two to four pounds.