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Tag: Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Department

Landscaping Backyards for Wildlife

June 5 is World Environment Day. This year, to celebrate, why not think about the wildlife environment of your own backyard—literally? Recently, the article Landscaping Backyards for Wildlife: Top Ten Tips for Success was updated on AskIFAS. Written… Read More

Biology of the Hicatee: A Critically Endangered River Turtle of Belize

The hicatee (Dermatemys mawii) is a Central American river turtle and one of the 25 most endangered turtle species in the world. Over-hunting for meat, eggs, and shells is driving the turtles toward extinction. This 3-page fact sheet… Read More