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Learn and Explore with Nature Preserves in Jacksonville

We all know about the creatures that live in our backyards, but we don’t usually stop to think about where they fall on the food chain or what part they play in the local ecosystem. Preserved lands across the Jacksonville area are rich with culture, history, and wildlife. All these nature preserves in Jacksonville will […]

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Bufo Toad Infestation Problem Reported in Palm Beach Gardens in South Florida

Dr. Myles Rowley of Stuart Sound Animal Hospital speaks on the dangers that bufo toads pose to pets. There has been a recent infestation of poisonous Bufo Toads, or Cane Toads, in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The infestation is believed be caused by recent warm weather and heavy rains. Hundreds or thousands of very small […]

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Effects of the Red Tide

It seems that the most recent Red Tide outbreak is finally receding. A report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stated that as of February 22, 2019, “the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was not observed in the samples collected over the past week.” Beginning in late 2017, this current eruption has lasted […]

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FWC Approves New Shore-Based Shark Fishing Regulations

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is going to implement a statewide ban on chumming in July of 2019 to address shore-based shark fishing concerns. Chumming refers to a widely-used fishing process that involves dumping chopped up fish parts, bones, and blood into the water to attract marine life. The final decision by the […]

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So Cold in Florida: 20 Years Since Turtles Were Cold Stunned Like Today

NASA scientists, teamed up with conservationists, have come to the rescue of hundreds of turtles from unusually cold water temperatures off Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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About Florida Wildlife

WILDLIFE is the parent category for for information on Florida wildlife. More coming soon … Trails.com — Central Florida Rail-Trails

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