Wide-ranging, wacky, and most certainly wonderful, Florida is host to some of the most diverse wildlife in our country. The Wild Sarasota blog series and webinars cover wildlife native to Florida, focusing on species found right here in ... READ MORE
Hello Avid Readers! This month I attended the Entomological Society of America annual meeting. There were many presentations that have me thinking about how climate change is likely to affect populations of many organisms, including pests, and ... READ MORE
The pesticide world is so full of acronyms it’s not even funny, and we use them all the time. I did in this title, and you probably thought “where do I find it? heck I don’t even know what it is”. Well hopefully I can help you navigate ... READ MORE
A newly published study in the journal Biodiversity and Conservation describes the response to sea level rise by an endangered species only found in the Florida Keys.
The silver rice rat moved to higher elevations at a greater ... READ MORE
We Sea Grant Agents joke that every day is Earth Day, and similarly, that every day is World Ocean Day. On World Ocean Day 2023, I got to participate in water-based activities, which of course filled my soul as they always do.
For the second ... READ MORE
Magnificent Monarchs in Peril!
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the global leading authority on the status of biological diversity, declared monarch butterflies endangered this week.
According to the IUCN, ... READ MORE
On July 22, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) added the migratory monarch butterfly to its “Red List” of threatened species and classified it as endangered.
Jaret Daniels, University of Florida entomologist ... READ MORE
My name is Sean M. and I was born and raised in coastal SE Florida. I am currently a senior at the University of Florida studying Forest Resources and Conservation with a specialization in Protected Areas Management. I was informed ... READ MORE
Local scientists and students from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are leading research efforts to save an endangered species of crocodiles in Colombia.
On June 25, faculty, students and scientists ... READ MORE
National Endangered Species Day is May 20, 2022, created by the U.S. Senate in 2006, this day of appreciation also coincides with World Endangered Species Day.
Florida Endangered list
Our state animal, the Florida Panther, is ... READ MORE