Wildlife monitoring

In Search of Horseshoe Crabs

Back in the spring, I wrote an article about the natural history of this ancient animal. However, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is interested in the status of horseshoe crabs and they need to know locations where they are breeding – and Florida Sea Grant is trying to help. If you are not …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/10/06/in-search-of-horseshoe-crabs/

1st Annual Banquet

  Quality Deer Management Association – Escambia Branch   1st Annual Banquet When:  Friday, May 19, 2017 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Where:  Skopelos at New World Landing 600 S Palafox Street, Pensacola, FL 32502 Tickets: $50 Singer,  $75 Couple (price includes meal and QDMA membership or renewal!) Sponsor, Corporate and youth tickets also available. For …

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2016 Coastal Marine Life Survey Reports

Volunteers in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties have been assisting Florida Sea Grant with surveying our bay area for indicator species.  Bay scallops were once found in high enough numbers to support both a commercial and recreational harvest, but no longer.  Declining water quality, loss of habitat, and overharvesting have made the animal rare in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/11/15/2016-coastal-marine-life-survey-reports/