Archive for the ‘Wildlife’ Category

If you had the power to keep Roseate Spoonbills nesting in the Everglades, would you?

That is the question the Audubon of Florida is asking. Follow this link to read more about the plight of the Roseate Spoonbill, and what you can do to help the birds. (Audubon of Florida)

South Florida gopher tortoises could get new preserve

The SFWMD is considering setting aside land near the Kissimmee River to act as a relocation site for South Florida gopher tortoises. The tortoises are currently burrowing holes in the levees of South Florida.

Read the full article from the Sun Sentinel’s Green South Florida blog here.

Evidence shows Gulf oil spill caused widespread ecological damage

As species from the Dry Tortugas of Florida to the beaches of Louisiana are monitored, evidence is mounting that the ecological damage is widespread. (Herald Tribune)

See the Everglades and other parks for free!

The Department of the Interior recently announced 17 days next year boasting free park access to visitors. Follow this link to the Sun Sentinel article to learn more.

Rarely seen Florida panther caught on video near Everglades National Park

Rarely seen Florida panther caught on video near Everglades National Park (Palm Beach Post)

Man explains saving 90-year old woman from alligator

Man explains saving 90-year old woman from alligator (Wink News)

Collier woman hospitalized after alligator bite

Collier County woman hospitalized after alligator bite (FWC News)