One of my favorite past times is hitting the trails on my bicycle and exploring Florida's natural areas. So on a sunny Saturday in December, I strapped my Trek FX3 on my bike rack and drove out to explore the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trial ... READ MORE
A video has been spreading through social media of an Orlando resident trapping an alligator in a trash can. Along with the potential for injuring himself and the legality of handling alligators (don't do it). This only brought one big question ... READ MORE
I recently saw a photograph of an American Alligator (Alligator mississppiensis) crossing Perdido Key Drive on a heavy rain day. This encounter would surprise some, and unnerve many. The majority of the nuisance wildlife calls I receive ... READ MORE
Q: We have spotted a small alligator in the pond in our back yard. I have an eight year old and one teenage son who are very curious. We also have small pets. Who can I call to have it removed?
A: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ... READ MORE
I received a call the week before Earth Day to let me know that an alligator was laying on Pensacola Beach, on the Gulf side, near the gate to Ft. Pickens. This is certainly not something you see every day. Alligator basking on the Escambia ... READ MORE
By Les Harrison
Wakulla County Extension Director
Nothing on four feet is identified with Florida as much as the alligator.
The toothy grin is found on post cards, T-shirts, and a nearly unending list of tourist promotional items which invite ... READ MORE
March 8th: Tropical Soda Apple (Solanum viarum) & Alligator Weed (Alternanthera philoxeroide)
Tropical Soda Apple Photo Credit: Jeffrey Mullahey, UF, Bugwood.org
Tropical Soda Apple: Florida ranchers ... READ MORE