Wildlife & Environment
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From fecal bacteria to blue-green algae to red tides, Southwest Florida’s water quality has declined as its population has increased … more
The most common type of septic system includes the tank and a drain field – sometimes called a leach field. more
GAINESVILLE — A new University of Florida study has found that local residential fertilizer ordinances help improve water quality in nearby lakes … more
In this newly created role, Thomas will establish the framework for ISRI, which will bring... more
“Its easy for us to sometimes get trapped, thinking that water quality degradation is the challenge that we are facing..." more
Coral reef ecosystems are severely threatened by pollution, disease, overharvesting and other factors. more
Many wildlife scientists worldwide need to know why certain species live longer than others. more
Although beachside fireworks shows are entertaining to people, the bursts of color and noise wreak havoc... more
CrocFest, in its 12th year, is held each summer and winter. Activities are family-friendly and geared toward raising awareness... more
You’re most likely to notice termites during their swarming activity, but colonies infesting trees,,, more
For a creature that – legs and all – might be no larger than a pencil eraser, spiders continue to surprise researchers... more
Spotted! Beach-nesting and other coastal birds have begun laying eggs along Florida’s coasts ... more
Florida’s stone crab industry contributes $30 million to the state’s economy each year ... more
Fish make sound in many ways. Some, like the toadfish, have evolved organs or other structures in their bodies that produce sounds ... more
While residents need to be on the lookout for non-native snakes, it can be easy to misidentify them or confuse them with native species. more
On March 2, Audubon celebrated 122 years in conservation in Florida. more
On March 1, Thomas Chouvenc will offer a free webinar... more
The Florida Youth Naturalist Program Instructor Field Guide, developed by UF/IFAS Extension, Florida 4-H and the Florida Master Naturalist Program, offers 24 hours... more
About three of every four Floridians live along the coast, and mangrove trees often dot waterfront properties. more
In the United States, West Nile virus circulates among wild birds, transmitted by Culex mosquitoes ... more
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