7 Wonders of the Everglades (And How to Help Them!)

Marketing intern Micole Kaye worked closely with Mac Stone's Everglades: America's Wetland during her internship at the University Press of Florida and discovered some amazing facts about America's largest wetland. Below she shares some of the wonders you can find in the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. “One way to open your eyes … Continue reading 7 Wonders of the Everglades (And How to Help Them!)

Florida Animals for Everyday Naturalists

A diverse parade of animals has probably traipsed past you at the park, on the road, and at state wildlife refuges. But would you be able to identify every creature in that wildlife line-up? Award-winning photographer Larry Allan wrote Florida Animals for Everyday Naturalists to help Floridians identify and protect the species of mammals, birds … Continue reading Florida Animals for Everyday Naturalists

Crime at Kew: Rare Water Lily Stolen from Gardens

Craig Pittman is an award-winning journalist who writes about environmental issues for Florida's largest newspaper, the Tampa Bay Times. He is the author of Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal, and the World's Most Beautiful Orchid,  making him the perfect person to weigh in on the latest botanical scandal, this time across the pond: the theft of an extremely rare water … Continue reading Crime at Kew: Rare Water Lily Stolen from Gardens

Whooping Cranes & the Keystone Pipeline: Kathleen Kaska Guest Post

Whooping Cranes’ Battle for Survival Continues:Part Three: Keystone PipelineBy Kathleen Kaska In order for a species to thrive, it must have a safe, sustainable habitat. When species are threatened or endangered, it is usually because of habitat destruction, either due to development or pollution from that development.Endangered whooping cranes spend their summer in Wood Buffalo National … Continue reading Whooping Cranes & the Keystone Pipeline: Kathleen Kaska Guest Post

Whooping Cranes & Ongoing Survival: Guest Post by Kathleen Kaska

Whooping Cranes’ Battle for Survival Continues Part Two: Escaping the Bullet By Kathleen Kaska In the past five decades since ornithologist Robert Porter Allen and his team of nest hunters searched for the whooping crane nesting site in Canada, the population has slowly increased. Dozens of organizations see to their protection, hundreds of scientists and … Continue reading Whooping Cranes & Ongoing Survival: Guest Post by Kathleen Kaska