With an incredible 20 million people already living there, Florida is one of the fastest-developing states in the country. Working on the HCP is a great opportunity to make sure new development doesn’t lead to the loss of important habitat, and to set an example for other landowners throughout the southeast.
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Whether you live in the Sunshine State or are just visiting, as sea turtle nesting season hits Florida’s beaches, make sure you know what to do to keep these creatures safe.
Recently named one of the most endangered rivers in the U.S., the Apalachicola is vital to many threatened species of wildlife, from salamanders and turtles to panthers and more.
The gopher tortoise has been roaming the upland forests, sandhills and coastal dunes of the deep south for thousands of years. Check out just a few fascinating facts about these amazing reptiles.
For Florida panthers to survive, the growing population must move north. But in that direction lies a landscape criss-crossed with miles of roads. And as far too many of these endangered panthers have learned over the years, they are no match for a speeding car.