Wildlife & Environment
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Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area boasts some of the most beautiful remote landscapes in Florida. 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
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
The invasive Aedes aegypti mosquito species is a source of frustration for pest management professionals... more
Participants who do not win the Ultimate Grand Prize can still win thousands of dollars for the most pythons in a category. more
FORT PIERCE  Over the last 30 years, urbanization has increased along the Indian River Lagoon, which stretches about 250 kilometers on Florida’s east coast. As a result, water quality has … more
Each year, the Honor Award is given to volunteers, partners and employees who have made significant contributions... more
Did you know the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) soil scientists are playing an important role in saving Florida’s manatees? more
Independence Day is cause for remembrance and celebration. Unfortunately, celebratory fireworks can literally frighten birds to death. more
FORT MYERS- On Saturday, July 3rd, the SWFL RESET Center is hosting an in-person event, The Right to Clean Water. Attendees will learn about the Orange County law, the subsequent rights of nature … more
Florida State Parks remain a haven for these wondrous creatures. Parks that offer camping or have firefly tours open to the public after sunset are a great place to look more
For centuries, pelagic Sargassum, floating brown seaweed, have grown in low nutrient waters of the North Atlantic Ocean, supported by natural nutrient sources like excretions from fishes and … more
WEST PALM BEACH – At their June 23 meeting, the Florida Blue Green Algae Task Force reviewed the innovated technologies being studied and tested to control Harmful Algal Blooms … more
A global risk-assessment tool shows 33 nonnative aquatic species worldwide pose a “very high risk” of becoming invasive in current and future climate conditions. more
Antidepressants can help humans emerge from the darkness of depression. Expose crayfish to antidepressants, and they too become more outgoing - but that might not.... more
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