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Tag: wildlife conservation

Attract Wildlife with Landscape Imperfections

Landscape activities have already begun in our Panhandle counties with cleanup, mulching, raking, and pruning.  Our mild temperatures and days with sunshine spur us to jump into our landscape preparations for the spring growing season…. 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… Read More

Imrpoving Water Quality: Living Shorelines

Since the early days of statehood humans in Florida have been altering shorelines to suffice their economic or domestic concerns.  Like so many who came after them, the idea that waste could be diluted by… Read More

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