Wildlife & Environment
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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a virtual committee meeting Aug. 13 … more
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has introduced a video outlining new rules to protect Florida deer... more
Florida’s sunny climate serves as an ideal place for a variety of mosquito species to make their homes throughout the year. While some mosquitoes can be a nuisance... more
Reef fish with poisonous fins, a catfish that walks on land and a variety of fugitives from home aquariums … more
As wildfire season ramps up and threatens many areas across the U.S., a team of scientists begins a multi-year study to understand how fungi spread by wildfires... more
With recent media exposure of an arachnid known as the giant whip scorpion, the public perception of this species tends to draw some concerns over its... more
A newly released University of Florida report sheds light on the economic repercussions of the large red tide bloom that affected the Southwest Florida... more
Caecilians have arrived in Miami. Florida Fish and Wildlife biologists captured one of the obscure legless amphibians in the Tamiami Canal, the first example of an introduced caecilian in the U.S. more
Wondering what will happen when water pumped into deep injection wells comes out in the ocean? You’ll have to wait millions of years to find out. more
When public interest is high and funding is limited, researchers can rely on citizens to help them measure wildlife populations, research finds. UF/IFAS... more
Many South Florida residents irrigate their yards year-round, with more than 50% of annual home water use being used for outdoor watering or irrigation. However, it is not uncommon for residents to … more
Flamingos are unusual birds that are practically synonymous with Florida, even though they are rarely seen in the wild. more
Everglades National Park shared this message about gator nesting season last week: “It’s alligator nesting season, so you know what that means -- be cautious and stay back! Female … more
Everglades National Park shared this information about mosquitoes: "Would it surprise you to learn that all adult mosquitoes feed on the nectar of flowers? This means that they are likely … more
Scalloping season began July 1 on the Nature Coast. As people flock to the state’s west coast in search of the prized shellfish... more
Audubon Florida applauds SFWMD Governing Board Member and Big Cypress Basin Board Chair Charlette Roman ... more
Thawing Arctic permafrost has the potential to significantly accelerate climate change, a collaborative study between the University of Florida and Northern Arizona University shows. more
From the soil dwellers, to the winged flyers, to the leaf nibblers between, the bug visitors to our yards are often an exciting observation for children. more
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) just released the new 2021-2022 manatee and sea turtle decals. more
New rules related to nonnative fish and wildlife went into effect on April 29, 2021... more
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