Florida’s extensive coastlines provide incredible resources for the state’s residents, ecosystems, and economy. It also means the shores are very susceptible to erosion. Living shorelines are a management approach to provide erosion control and countless ecosystem benefits.
Explore the history of the Florida Everglades, why restoration is so important, and how you can help.
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Soil is more than just dirt. It’s a complex ecosystem filled with living things, organic matter, minerals, and even liquids and gases. But soil in Florida is at risk from a number of climate change-related threats and human-caused issues.
First reported in 2014, stony coral tissue loss disease has infected more than 30 species of corals ranging over 96,000 acres throughout Florida’s Reef Tract.
The Florida Wildlife Corridor Act aims to better connect Florida’s natural lands and prevent habitat fragmentation.
Learn more about easy habits you can change to reduce your plastic footprint!
Ongoing research efforts prove there’s still hope for this butterfly — still a spot for it in Florida’s myriad of changing landscapes.
In the U.S., Florida is one of the states that performs the most prescribed burns.