Category: Conservation

The Sea Turtle Conservancy Can Help You Become Turtle Friendly

The Escambia County Exterior Lighting Ordinance will go in effect for all residents and businesses on Pensacola Beach beginning in 2018. (view the basics of the ordinance at http://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/escambiaco/2017/01/03/escambia-county-fl-turtle-lighting-ordinance/. )   To become “turtle friendly”, exterior lighting will… Read More

Sea Grant Notes – Oct 13, 2017

WATER QUALITY   HEALTH ADVISORY ISSUED FOR BAYOU’S GRANDE, TEXAR, AND CHICO – AS WELL AS QUIETWATER BEACH, SANDERS BEACH, AND BIG LAGOON STATE PARK     Date Location Water Temp (F) Salinity (ppt) Dissolved Oxygen (mg/L) Enterococcus… Read More

2016 Florida Panhandle Diamondback Terrapin Survey Report

St. Augustinegrass with feeding damage from sod webworms

Project Objective: Record sightings of terrapin, or terrapin sign to determine if terrapins still exist in the Florida Panhandle. Identify nesting beaches for future population studies.   Project Methods: Train citizen scientist on how to identify terrapins or… Read More