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New Episode from Naturally Florida, “Highlighting a Keystone Species: The Gopher Tortoise”


November 28, 2022

The gopher tortoise is not only a keystone species, but also an endemic species, making it special and important to the overall function of the ecosystems where it is found. In this episode, we will explore the life of the gopher tortoise ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Gopher Tortoise, Living With Wildlife, Lmilligan, Naturally Florida Podcast, Scarnevale, Wildlife
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New Episode from Naturally Florida, “It’s Spooky Season, Let’s Chat About Bats

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October 18, 2022

Mummies, Ghosts, and Goblins – oh my! This spooky season, we’re chatting about bats in Florida! Thirteen species of Florida bats live here year-round and several more migrate in from the North or South at certain times of year. These ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Bats, Ecosystem Services, Featured, Florida Ecosystem, Florida Wildlife, Lara Milligan, Living With Wildlife, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale
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Post-Hurricane Wildlife Encounters

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October 3, 2022

Native Florida wildlife have adaptations and instincts that help them, literally, “weather the storm” during and after a hurricane. However, what is instinctual and normal for them may be unusual and concerning for us. Post-hurricane ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Alligators, Florida Black Bears, Florida Wildlife, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparedness, Living With Wildlife, Shannon Carnevale, Snakes, Wildlife
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Cane Toads: A Toxic Threat to Family Pets

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August 12, 2022

Join UF/IFAS Extension Faculty, Shannon Carnevale, to learn about cane toads in Florida, with a 1-hr webinar. About this cane toad webinar Invasive species, like cane toads, are species that (a) are nonnative to a specified ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Cane Toads, Central Florida, Invasive Species, Living With Wildlife, Shannon Carnevale, Wildlife

New Episode from Naturally Florida: “Toads as Big as Your Head! Cane Toads in Florida”

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June 7, 2022

Cane toads are well known for posing a threat to our pets. They are one of many invasive animal species we have here in Florida. In this episode you will learn all about this invasive toad species, how it became established in Florida, impacts ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Invasive Species, Lara Milligan, Living With Wildlife, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale, Wildlife

New Episode from Naturally Florida: “Coyotes are here to stay!”


April 19, 2022

You have probably seen headlines about coyote population explosions, or perhaps your NextDoor app has informed you about recent coyote sightings in your neighborhood. Coyotes still feel like a relatively new species here in Florida, but they ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Coyotes, Invasive Species, Lara Milligan, Living With Wildlife, Lmilligan, Naturally Florida Podcast, Podcast, Range Change, Shannon Carnevale
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“American White Pelicans: Florida’s Other Snowbird” a New Episode from Naturally Florida!

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December 21, 2021

American white pelicans are one of the largest birds in North America with wingspans up to 9.5 feet across. These majestic birds migrate to Florida for winter feeding grounds, before retreating north and west for the breeding season. Floridians ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Wildlife, Lara Milligan, Living With Wildlife, Migratory Birds, Naturally Florida Podcast, Shannon Carnevale, Water, White Pelicans

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