As our state continues to grow, wildlife is experiencing habitat loss due to development. In Florida, urban areas are a dominant feature in the landscape, and many of these urban areas are situated near natural wildlife preserves. What people ... READ MORE
St Lucie County's twenty-one miles of coastal shorelines are critical nesting habitat for three species of threatened or endangered sea turtles. Unfortunately, activities of oceanfront residents and visitors can inadvertently harm sea turtles. ... READ MORE
By Katrina Rossos
Laura Nicholson, a master’s student in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at University of Florida, has spent the past eight months at Picayune Strand State Forest in Collier County, Florida. She is ... READ MORE
Who hasn’t heard about the rediscovery of the rare blue calamintha bee in Florida, most likely thought to be extinct?
It would surprise me if you hadn’t heard because this little blue ball of wonder has generated a global ... READ MORE
The Martin County Water Ambassador program is partnership program between Martin County and UF/IFAS Extension that educates, unites, and empowers residents that have an interest in protecting local waterways and giving back to their communities. ... READ MORE