Wildlife & Environment
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Drowning is preventable, and the State of Florida works to educate Floridians and visitors on safe recreation... more
Across the United States over the past decade, an average of over 61,000 wildfires have burned... more
National Safe Boating Week, an annual campaign encouraging boaters to be responsible on the water... more
The long-spined sea urchin Diadema antillarum is a keystone species. Coral reefs rely on healthy sea urchins to eat algae ... more
Pharmaceutical contaminants have been found in the blood and other tissues of redfish in Florida waters ... more
From its sawgrass marshes and freshwater ponds to its prairies and forested uplands... more
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is encouraging residents and businesses in Lee and Collier counties... more
On and off over the past four decades, scientists have tried a handful of times to restore sea urchins on coral reefs... more
Another new mosquito species has made its way across the tropics into Florida, making a permanent home in at least three counties. more
The Florida Department of Health in Collier County (DOH-Collier) is issuing updates regarding Red Tide... more
Thanks to a unanimous Cabinet vote, 21,063 more acres of the Florida Wildlife Corridor gained permanent protection .... more
Wading birds are important indicators of ecosystem health in the River of Grass... more
It is very common to find your yard being dug up throughout the year in our area due to... more
NAPLES — The Florida Department of Health in Collier County (DOH-Collier) has issued a Health Alert for the presence of a red tide bloom more
When invasive lionfish came on the scene in the Gulf of Mexico, one proposed solution came with them ... more
The Florida Department of Health in Collier County (DOH-Collier) has issued a Health Alert for the presence of red tide near... more
According to Pennsylvania Dutch tradition, on Feb. 2, if the groundhog comes out of his burrow and sees his shadow, it means six more weeks of winter ... more
The entire Big Cypress Basin (BCB) Board along with officials from Collier County and Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary... more
Do you have a Cuban tree frog invasion in your yard? You can help UF/IFAS study these frogs... more
Eight hundred Florida manatees died in 2022, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. more
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