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Diamonds in the Marsh


December 5, 2012

It is hard to say one turtle is more beautiful than another but this is one beautiful turtle! The diamondback terrapin is the only brackish water turtle in the United States. These turtles can be easily distinguished from other species by ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Brackish Turtle, BRD, Bycatch Reduction Device, Crab Trap, Curiosities, Diamondback Terrapin, Habitat Conservation, Lend A Hand, Panhandle, Panhandle Outdoors, Research, Sea Life, Wildlife

Swamps in Escambia County


September 14, 2012

The term swamp brings to mind a dark place, full of large spooky trees, overhanging with Spanish Moss, still… green… stagnate water that has the odor of rotten eggs. It is quiet with little wind blowing at all. What noises you do hear ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Water

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