Carson Mitchell

May 28, 2020

Racial Disparities in Outdoor Experiences

I am white. Petite with light skin and glasses, I am the ideal image of what Americans perceive as peaceful and nonthreatening. I venture outdoors without […]
May 12, 2020

Saving Florida Flowers

My shovel dug into the earth like butter as I created a shallow circle around the base of a coreopsis. Her yellow blooms, those unfurled and […]
May 6, 2020

Florida, a Land of Flowers

The first week of May is National Wildflower Week, and what a more appropriate place to celebrate than in the land of flowers itself: Florida. From […]
April 20, 2020

How to Write a Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor are a great way to address your community on topics that matter to you. Commonly called LTEs, your letters are published on […]