wooden bridge over Cross-Island Canal with damage to rails and a tree fallen over one end

A Bridge to the Future

Dear friends, a priority of Randell Research Center and Florida Museum leadership has been to open the entirety of the … Continue

Calusa canal around Smith Mound

Good Question

Today at Pineland, there is no obvious drinking water source for people who thrived here for over 1500 years. The … Continue

female lightning whelk laying her fibrous egg casing

What are They Doing?

In past newsletters we’ve reported on how essential the lightning whelk was for Calusa Indians. Recently, a photo of lightning … Continue

new book cover

As We Learn, We Teach

Two new publications are in print as of April, 2019: a chapter by Karen Walker, Bill Marquardt, Lee Newsom, and … Continue