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Improving Water Quality; bringing back the bayous

March 12, 2013

Those who have lived in the Pensacola area for many years will remember the days when our local bayous were places people water skiied, kids learned to swim, and fishermen brought home plenty of speckled trout. But today we see little of this. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Water
Tags: Clean Marina, Coliform Bacteria, Eutrophication, Fish Kills, Florida Friendly Yards, Hypoxia, Living Shorelines, Water Quality

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

Bogs in Northwest Florida

August 31, 2012

The term bog brings to mind something similar to the term swamp… how is it different? Swamps generally have standing water most of the year; a bog appears dry… until you walk in it and then you then discover that it is wet and mucky. It ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Water

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