Barbie’s Bytes

From the desk of the president/founder. Noted wildlife/nature photographer – here are some of her pics & stories.
June 15, 2020

Aftermath

With an unprecedented four hurricanes running over Florida the state still faces many problems and challenges for recovery. The news coverage keeps us updated on the human aspects such as the areas labeled “blue tarp” communities. Named for the number of roofs still covered by the tarpaulins after these many […]
June 15, 2020

Artic and Her Kittens

One night while watching TV, lights outs, I saw a white cat go for the kitchen food bowls. Normally this wouldn’t have disturbed me as I had two white cats, except they are males and this was a very pregnant female! I sat very still allowing her to eat and […]
June 15, 2020

Dolphin Demise

Captain Scott Smith has been studying the species Stenella Frontalis, the Atlantic Spotted dolphin for over 25 years.  The statistics for 2005 are in and the numbers are frightening.  Nearly 1/3 of the spotted dolphin population seems to have “disappeared”.  Spotted dolphins are commonly recognized by their spots that develop as they age and […]
June 15, 2020

Kitty Cat Playpen

I have seen the destruction first hand to wildlife from the dogs and cats of our society who are allowed to run free. It’s what I do – I rescue wildlife. I find a good 30% of my rescues come from our tamed pets. I am also a cat lover. […]
March 11, 2014

Someone Else’s Problem

Too often in this world we see the irresponsible actions of some create great problems for others. This was the case at the Telfair County Board of Education. Animals have been dropped there for some time, but it came to a boiling point when the feral/stray cats were now getting […]
June 15, 2020

The Power Behind Nature

Nature without a doubt is defined by its majestic beauty, incredible force, strength, resilience and forgiveness. Many would say those are the same qualities found in “God”. If we look back to the dawn of man it seems Nature and God sit side by side. It doesn’t matter if that […]
June 15, 2020

The Road Less Traveled

Wild journeys can be as close as your own backyard or the dream trip to Africa to see the big 5. You can climb mountains, white water raft, swim with dolphins or just take a walk on the closest nature trail. If you look with eyes wide open you will […]
June 15, 2020

Turnpike’s Story

Turnpike, Grey & White DSH, 1 year old, a Miami-Dade firefighter, (and Barbara’s friend), responding to a call about a burning car on the highway, heard faint mews coming from the medium. In the dark he scoped up this fellow and put him in a box on the truck. Later […]
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