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a pile of white shells

The Telltale Truncatella

Sometimes very big stories are told by very small shells. One example is the shell of southwest Florida’s minute snail, … Continued

two women stand at a wooden fence.

New Faces at the RRC

As we celebrate our anniversary year, we are welcoming Annisa Karim as RRC Coordinator, Charlie Cobb as Director and Michelle … Continued

people sit around a sawhorse/plywood table sorting through artifacts.

The RRC is 25!

As part of our celebration of the RRC’s 25th anniversary, we invited Bill Marquardt, RRC’s co-founder and first director, to … Continued

wooden carving on a cat

Nine Lives Well Lived

No one is more surprised than Austin Bell that he has become the foremost authority on the Key Marco Cat, … Continued

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 … Continued