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Snowy Plovers and Citizen Science along the Florida Panhandle

by Erika Zambello

For those who bird on the Emerald Coast, Snowy Plovers are a relatively common sight on Okaloosa Island – once you walk away from the more crowded beach access points. Less than seven inches long and lighter…

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Learning at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center
Learning at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center

by Paul Arthur

“I can’t believe I held a snake!” “The longleaf pine trees are awesome.” “I can’t wait to come back!”

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The Specter of Lionfish: Coping with an Invasive Species
The Specter of Lionfish: Coping with an Invasive Species

by Erika Zambello

The sun shone down on me as I set up my booth at the Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day in Pensacola, Florida. Though I was there to talk about the Emerald Coast’s artificial reef and Gulf to Table program,…

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Biodiversity of the Dry Tortugas
Biodiversity of the Dry Tortugas

by BinBin Li

I visited Dry Tortugas National Park in 2013 and 2015 as part of a field class taught by Dr. Stuart Pimm at Duke University. Located 68 miles west of Key West, this 100 square mile national park is mostly…

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Florida Black Bear No Longer Endangered
Florida Black Bear No Longer Endangered

by Merri Collins

The Florida black bear, a subspecies of the North American black bear, was removed from Florida’s Endangered Species List by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on June 27th.

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Conservation Group Sues NPS Cypress Management Plan
Conservation Group Sues NPS Cypress Management Plan

by Kathryn Pardo, Jessica Gottlieb, Jessica Schmonsky

A conservation organization has filed suit against the National Park Service, accusing the government agency of failing to protect critical Florida panther habitat in Big Cypress National Preserve. The…

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