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Category: Natural Resources

Wildflower Wonders

Pinellas County’s Preserves are a great place to see our amazing wildflowers in their natural ecosystems.  Autumn brings a flush of late-flowering plants; whose fruits and seeds may provide food for wildlife through the winter… Read More

Erika reminds us “Preparation is Key”!

Folks, a lot remains uncertain with Tropical Storm Erika as she passes over the Dominican Republic this afternoon, August 28, 2015. However, one thing we do know for certain- you can never be too prepared!… Read More

Groundwater Depletion Staggering

For the full article see: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=86263&src=eoa-iotd Florida’ water basin, along with many others in the world, is being rapidly depleted. Much more fresh water is being consumed than is being replaced. New information gained from… Read More

Snakes: Friend or Foe?

Snakes are an important part of Florida’s ecosystems and serve as a natural form of pest control. Although to some they appear to be scary, scaly creatures that need to be killed, snakes are actually… Read More