living shoreline

Tell Me About: Living Shorelines in Florida

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.

Mangrove red

Tell Me About: Threats to Mangroves in Florida

Mangrove forests are highly productive and incredibly unique ecosystems that tolerate copious amounts of saltwater and are home to immense biodiversity. Unfortunately, they face threats from various sectors all across the state.

Water hyacinth

Tell Me About: Water Hyacinth in Florida

Don’t let this plant’s beauty fool you! Water hyacinth, or Pontederia/Eichhornia crassipes, is a Category 1 Invasive in Florida and is currently wreaking havoc on freshwater ecosystems all across the state.