From Eden is an ongoing, open-ended project to document
the experience of humanity's role in the continuum of life. Designed
by noted writer Linda Maree, in collaboration with award winning
photographers Pat & Gary Nebel, the focus to date has been on Southwest
Florida ecosystems and our own unique human relationship to the
diverse flora and fauna that share this bit of semi-tropical biosphere.
out of a love of nature and a passionate commitment to engendering
a deep appreciation of Florida's unique wildlife and habitat, Essays
from Eden is an opportunity to present, in image and in prose, an
experience of beauty, awe, and delight in the wild. Approaching
our world with eyes of wonder and discovery, we find that nature
holds up a mirror in which we can all see the beauty, the intrinsic
value, and the grace and symmetry of a healthy planetary relationship
reflected back to us.
We will continue to share our discoveries and wonderment as this