Tell Me About: Palmetto Bug
What’s going on? With over 55 species of cockroach in the United States, it can be difficult to tell them … Continued
Tell Me About: Schaus Swallowtail
What’s going on? The Schaus swallowtail butterfly is endemic to Florida, meaning it isn’t found anywhere else. Its habitat consists … Continued
Tell Me About: Brown Basilisk
What’s going on? Scientists and state agencies are asking Florida residents to keep an eye out for the brown basilisk, … Continued
Tell Me About: Exhaustible Renewables
The great Floridan aquifer is an exhaustible renewable resource, meaning that with proper support, it can last us a long … Continued
Tell Me About: Waste Incineration in Florida
Waste incineration was devised as a method for managing our waste while generating energy, but there are increasing concerns over its environmental and public health impacts.
Tell Me About: Giant African Land Snail
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!
Tell Me About: Insect Decline
What’s going on? Insects account for about 80% of animal life on Earth, but all around the world, their populations … Continued
Tell Me About: Avian Influenza
What’s going on? Avian Influenza, also known as HPAI, is a highly contagious virus that occurs in a variety of … Continued
Tell Me About: Forever Chemicals in Florida
Otherwise known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), these highly stable manmade chemicals are widespread in our environment, homes, and even our drinking water.
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.