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Kissimmee River at Lake Okeechobee

Biking and Birding the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) on the Herbert Hoover Dike


January 14, 2022

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Alligator, Audubon, Bird, Lake Okeechobee, Okeechobee, Trail, Wood Stork

Tunicates (aka Sea Squirts)


May 12, 2014

Holly Abeels, Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent Tunicates are found throughout the Indian River Lagoon growing attached to mangrove roots, pilings, oyster reefs, and any hard substance they can find every spring and into the summer. They ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Brevard County, Environment, Florida Sea Grant, Indian River Lagoon, Oceans, Sea Squirt, Tunicates, Water

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