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Category: Conservation

Sea Turtle Nesting Information – Escambia County

  Year                  # of Nests                    # hatched            # disoriented 2011                 84                                 52                        26 majority on Perdido Key 2012                 74                                 44                        24 majority between Pensacola and Navarre

Beach Vitex… Is It A Growing Problem?

It’s actually a pretty plant, this beach vitex (Vitex rotundifolia), and it is very good at stabilizing eroding dunes; but folks along the Atlantic coast had no idea how invasive it would become.  In the 1990’s the state… Read More

Improving Water Quality; bringing back the bayous

Those who have lived in the Pensacola area for many years will remember the days when our local bayous were places people water skied, kids learn to swim, and fishermen brought home plenty of speckled trout.  But today… Read More