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Three Rarely Seen Imperiled Bird Species Are Nesting On Siesta Key Beach!

Three Rarely Seen Imperiled Bird Species Are Nesting On Siesta Key Beach!

July 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

by Allan Worms, PhD., Wildlife Biologist (retired) Snowy Plovers, a rare and beautiful little bird, listed in Florida as Threatened, have been joined on Siesta Key Beach by two additional imperiled species: Least Terns — the smallest of the American terns —  and the dramatic Black Skimmer! In previous editions of Siesta Sand we have […]

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They’re Baaack

They’re Baaack

June 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

Sea turtle season has begun: May 1 – October 31 Although May is the “official” start of turtle nesting season on Florida’s West Coast, sea turtles don’t carry calendars. Some have come ashore months earlier, a few stragglers after the official end; Oct. 31. This year, the Mote’s Sea Turtle Patrol recorded the first sea […]

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Pet Talk

Pet Talk

April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

  Dr. Chauvet earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon,Canada,and is known internationally for her specialized work in the relatively rare field of veterinary neurology speaking to, training, and consulting with veterinary practices and organizations globally. My beagle girl had three UTIs in the past few months. What could […]

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Get Ready for Springtime Wines from Puglia

Get Ready for Springtime Wines from Puglia

April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Maureen Rooney, Wine Consultant Extraordinaire , Siesta Key Wines Spring is finally here and so are the great wines from the past year’s harvest. Discovering new wines is exciting, but this time, we hit the jackpot!  How can one winery make so many really, really good wines? This past month we were honored to […]

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Stock Market Growth in Unexpected Places: ASEAN

Stock Market Growth in Unexpected Places: ASEAN

April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

Martha Stokes, C.M.T. is the co-founder and CEO of TechniTrader®, an educational firm dedicated to helping small investors and retail traders since 1998. China is a closed market to foreign investors which leaves it highly vulnerable to internal economic conditions within that country. For now, China has been able to quell Chinese investors as the […]

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A message from the Siesta Key Association

A message from the Siesta Key Association

March 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Beverly Arias So many of us enjoy living here or near Siesta Key and hope to enjoy its bounty of island pleasures for years to come.  Let’s just imagine, some years from now, how great it will be to visit our favorite Siesta Beach with its renovated pavilion area and park grounds.  We will […]

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New Technology Gives Scammers Big Edge

New Technology Gives Scammers Big Edge

March 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Robert Frederickson WORK AT HOME! Great opportunity. Be your own boss working from home. Acting experience helpful but not required. Prior criminal experience a plus. Those with a conscience need not apply. Fun, entertaining work convincing folks you have their best interests at heart when actually (and here’s the fun part) nothing could be […]

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DOES HANDWRITING MATTER IN THE DIGITAL AGE?

DOES HANDWRITING MATTER IN THE DIGITAL AGE?

March 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson A debate rages over whether or not to continue teaching cursive handwriting in America’s schools.  With focus now on computing, texting, tweeting and the like, maybe all a child needs is to learn how to print. According to ABC NEWS, 41 states no longer require cursive writing to be included in their […]

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THE SNOWY PLOVER: SIESTA KEY'S RARE BEACH GEM

THE SNOWY PLOVER: SIESTA KEY’S RARE BEACH GEM

March 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Allan Worms, Ph.D. Wildlife Biologist (retired) If you enjoy Siesta Key Beach for walking, sunbathing or other recreation you should know you share it with a great number of shore birds that feed and even nest directly on the beach. This spring we will bring you a series of articles featuring the shorebirds and […]

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Pet Talk

Pet Talk

March 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

Dr. Chauvet earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon,Canada,and is known internationally for her specialized work in the relatively rare field of veterinary neurology speaking to, training, and consulting with veterinary practices and organizations globally. Pet allergies – food and environmental. How to recognize, treat and prevent allergies? Environment […]

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Casale del Giglio  offers new wines from Italy!

Casale del Giglio offers new wines from Italy!

March 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Mary Catherine Rooney           Many people talk about a wine as being made in either the old or new tradition, but some wines are a delicate balance of the two. One excellent example comes from Italy’s Casale del Giglio. The vineyards of Casale del Giglio in the Agro Pontino Valley, about 30 miles south of […]

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Fishing Forecast for March

Fishing Forecast for March

March 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Captain Klopfer Adventure Charters / 941-371-1390 http://fishingsiestakey.com March is a great month to fish on Siesta Key.  It is the first month of spring, both on the calendar and outside.  The list of available species is long; snook, redfish, trout, pompano, cobia, king and Spanish mackerel, sheepshead, flounder, snapper, grouper, jack crevelle, and sharks […]

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