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Category: Recreation

Biscayne Bay Fish Kill Update-Thursday, 8/27/2020

  Nearly two weeks after thousands of fish washed up throughout areas of Miami-Dade County, the low dissolved oxygen-driven fish kill event seems to be over. Dissolved oxygen (DO) levels throughout the Bay have stabilized,… Read More

Biscayne Bay Fish Kill Update-Tuesday, 8/18/2020

Events over the weekend throughout Biscayne Bay brought some sparks of hope. The Pelican Harbor Seabird Station (PHSS) took it upon themselves to purchase their own sump pump, to add to the aerators working in… Read More

Biscayne Bay Fish Kill-Thursday, 8/13/2020 update

Day two of the Pelican Harbor fish kill & stranding event, day four of the fish kills throughout Biscayne Bay. At this point, more than 30 locations have reported sightings of fish kills, from Key… Read More

Fish Kills and Strandings in Biscayne Bay

Following reports of fish kills in Biscayne Bay earlier this week, this morning the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station reported a strange sight: a large aggregation of Atlantic stingrays along the shallow edge of the bank… Read More

2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook

Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center are predicting an above-normal hurricane season! An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. The outlook predicts a 60% chance of… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local… Read More