Creating my own content for the Institute’s social media channels exposed me to a completely new side of the state.
The invasive giant African land snail is back in the state! Expanding past its original range in South Florida, this mollusk was spotted in Pasco County, north of Tampa. Read on to learn more about this species and what to do if you spot them!
It’s move-out season! Learn how to move out sustainably to save time and money and help the planet.
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 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.
The peak of sea turtle nesting season is almost here. Learn how to watch and protect the five species of sea turtles 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.