Extension Escambia County

Category: Water

Weekly “What is it?”: Tarkiln Bayou State Preserve

April 11, 2024

Florida is blessed with an abundance of ecologically diverse state parks. Among them are opportunities to hike, camp, and see wildlife lush forests and wide-open savannas or fish, swim, and paddle through pristine bayous and rivers. One ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Coastal Wildlife, Ecotourism, Estuaries, Habitat Conservation, Native Plants, Trees, Weekly What Is It

We Did It; In 2023 Less Than 30% of the Fecal Bacteria Samples Collected in the Pensacola Bay Area Required a Health Advisory

December 22, 2023

Health advisories issued by the Department of Health (DOH) due to high levels of fecal bacteria have been a problem for some parts of the Pensacola Bay system for decades.  Though most of the samples collected near our beaches rarely require ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Health Advisories, Water Quality

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