Extension Franklin County

Tag: Coastal

The International Coastal Clean Up is Coming in September – how are we doing with marine debris in our area?

September 4, 2016

People have been trying to do something about marine debris, and solid waste in general, since we saw the commercial of the crying Indian in the early ‘70’s. Have we made any improvement? A variety of plastics ends up in the Gulf. Each is ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Area, Clean, Coastal, Coming, Debris, Doing, International, Marine, Panhandle Outdoors, September

Panhandle Florida Master Naturalist graduates opt to use living shorelines to enhance habitat and protect their coastal properties.

January 29, 2016

The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding and respect of Florida’s natural environment. FMNP graduates, Paul Bennett and Charlie Lurton have both worked diligently through the permitting ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Coastal, Enhance, Florida, Graduates, Habitat, Living, Master, Naturalist, Panhandle, Panhandle Outdoors, Properties., Protect, Shorelines, Their

Florida’s Wildlife Conservations Policy for Predicted Coastal Habitat Loss Problems

October 29, 2014

“Within the past five years, nine of the 14 villages in Nunavik in northernmost Quebec have had to install cooling systems at community ice hockey arenas to keep the rinks cold during winter.“- The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Coastal, Conservations, Florida’s, Habitat, Loss, Panhandle Outdoors, Policy, Predicted, Problems, Wildlife

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